- Jim Paredes issued a statement about the controversy he was involved in recently
- The veteran singer admitted that he was the man in the viral video scandal
- He also apologized for being irresponsible
Jim Paredes finally owned up to the controversial video circulating online. He initially said that the video was fake. However, netizens insisted that it was him.
In his website jimparedes.com, the singer addressed the issue. He admitted that the video was real, but it was not meant for public consumption. According to him, he had no idea as to how the video became public, but he was quite sure that the people behind spreading the video was determined to neutralize his influence.
He was uncertain as to how to respond to the reactions by the netizens when he first saw it on social media. He chose to come clean after praying over the matter.
The singer also clarified that he never tried to project himself as perfect. He also apologized for being irresponsible.
Today, I wish to express my truth. I am a flawed person, a human being, much like everyone else. I made a mistake, I was irresponsible. And I am truly sorry.
The legendary OPM artist who is a vocal critic of Duterte had gone viral after several pro-Duterte bloggers started to claim that they’re handling a humiliating video of him.
Jaime Ramon "Jim" Paredes is a Filipino musician, producer, educator, writer, photographer, television personality, workshop facilitator, and activist best known for being one of the members of APO Hiking Society, along with Danny Javier and Boboy Garovillo.
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