- Gilas Cadet Ricci Rivero made headlines when a video of him surfaced online and went viral
- He was seen shouting at a female fan who requested for a selfie
- Ricci finally spoke up and gave his official statement about the issue
Gilas Cadet Ricci Rivero finally broke his silence after his video went viral wherein he was seen shouting at a female fan who requested for a selfie.
KAMI learned that the basketball player took to Twitter to air his side and explain what happened.
Fashion Pulis shared a screenshot of his official statement about the issue. Ricci apologized to the girl in the video and everyone who were affected and disappointed.
"I had a bad game, it was a frustrating loss. This was during my first game out of and against La Salle. Dugouts are our only private place to pour our emotions seconds after an important game, 'twas just the most inappropriate time and place for a selfie.
"Hence, I still own up to this unacceptable behavior. To the girl in the video and to all that are affected and are disappointed, I am a work in progress and I sincerely apologize for my imperfections. Thank you po"
His apology earned mixed reactions among netizens. Most of them were disappointed with his attitude but some also think it was a very inappropriate time for a selfie.
Read some of the comments from netizens below:
"nung nakitang may camera, napadasal nalang siya sa cross na sana wag iupload ang video hahahahahaha"
"Sus! Si Lebron James nga hindi mayabang na ganyan papunta sa dug out pero etong no name na galing amateurs e ang tayog ng lipad. Pwe!"
"The next kiefer ravena. Wala ka pa sa PBA sa lagay na yan ha :) kalma Lang kasi"
"Lagi kang pikon pagnatatalo iyak. Wala ka pa nararating ganyan ka na. Pangit na ugali muna then apologize after. Hindi ganyan dapat. Sayang pinagaralan mo at pagpapalaki ng magulang mo sayo"
"excuse me mga feeling entitled mas may kakampihan ko si ricci kesa sa inyo mga ateng noh. he humbled himself despite that fanneys insensitivity. kayo naman judgemental na nga, haters pa...just goes to show how bitter you are sa life nyo."
"Anong gusto ninyo, ipako siya sa krus? Haha Iba ang nadadala ng frustation especially if you worked hard for it but still ended up failing. Nag-apologize naman na yung tao. Leave him alone."
Watch the video below:
Ricci Paolo Uy Rivero, is a basketball player who is currently part of the Gilas Pilipinas Cadets. He was a former player of the De La Salle Green Archers.
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