- Vice Ganda apologized to the OFWs for missing Anne Curtis’ birthday
- Unkabogable star revealed the hardest sacrifice many OFWs face
- Curtis unintentionally misunderstood Ganda’s statement
During the “Tawag ng Tanghalan” (TNT) episode on Dec. 1, Vice Ganda suddenly apologized to the OFWs. The reason? Well, it’s safe to say that fellow “It’s Showtime” co-host Anne Curtis was responsible for making Ganda say sorry to the Filipinos who are working overseas.
As seen in the video that KAMI obtained from ABS-CBN Entertainment’s official YouTube channel, Ganda and Curtis were interviewing a “TNT” contestant. The exchange started when Curtis asked the contestant about his Christmas wish.
For the “TNT” contender, he wished that his family will be together this Christmas. Unfortunately, his brother is currently working as a restaurant crew in Saudi Arabia.
Ganda then commented that one of the hardest sacrifices that many OFWs face abroad is feeling homesick from being away with their loved ones. Curtis added that Filipinos working and living overseas miss their family, especially during the holiday season and other special occasions that families are meant to be together.
The serious banter, however, turned into a hilarious chitchat when Ganda mentioned Curtis’ birthday as an example. Unfortunately, the newlywed Kapamilya star unintentionally misunderstood the 41-year-old comedienne’s statement.
It even prompted Ganda to ask his 32-year-old co-host why does she thinks the OFWs will miss her birthday. But Curtis insisted that Ganda mentioned her birthday with conviction, prompting the latter to apologize.
“Cge, mali ako! mali ako!” Ganda said. “Cge… pasensiya na sa lahat ng OFW na ‘di kayo makauwi pagbirthday ni Anne. Alam po naming yan talaga ang kinakaharap ninyo na ang bigat-bigat sa dibdib. Lumipas na ang Pasko, ang Bagong Taon, anuman ang mangyari sa Pilipinas, magkaMartial Law, wala kayong pakialam. Ang mabigat yung wala kayo dito tapos birthday ni Anne.”
Curtis, on the other hand, teased Ganda for his gift on her birthday on Feb. 17. But Ganda said he’ll be going to Saudi to cry there.
Meanwhile, the “It’s Showtime” hosts only wanted to lighten up the mood of their conversation with the “TNT” contestant, who was quite emotional during the interview.
KAMI salutes all OFWs for making the ultimate sacrifice of not spending the holidays back home with their loved ones to work hard and provide for their families.