- Mariel Rodriguez took to her Instagram account to share what happened during President Rodrigo Duterte's thanksgiving dinner
- She also narrated an unforgettable moment when she saw the kindness of the Philippine president
- Her post gained positive comments from netizens
Mariel Rodriguez recently shared some photos taken during President Rodrigo Duterte's thanksgiving dinner, which was held on Tuesday, April 7.
She captioned it with a lengthy narration of what happened during that special gathering.
The It's Showtime host also included some touching words that the president said during the event, one of them was he thanked his supporters.
"When the President arrived he sat down and immediately said 'mag tatlong taon na akong presidente ngayon lang ako makapagpasalamat sa inyo'," she wrote.
She also revealed that the menu was personally requested by Pres. Duterte to make it more special.
"The menu was a special request made by the President himself “sabi ko ibahin naman ang pagkain. Kasi ang pagkain talaga dito isang ulam, kanin at sabaw. Sabi ko gawin espesyal.”
Moreover, Mariel also recounted the moment when she has proven how kind the president is.
According to her, Pres. Duterte really waited for the food of her husband, Robin Padilla, who offered his food to Freddie Aguilar's wife, Jovie.
"My favorite moment of the evening that made me admire our President even more... the fillet mignon was wrapped in bacon so in advanced the kitchen staff prepared fish for Robin and I. When our fish arrived Senatorial candidate Freddie aguilar and his wife, jovie, wanted fish as well because they are muslims too. Robin being the gentleman that he is gave his fish to Jovie so she could eat ahead. The whole table was prompted to eat all except for Robin, Ka Freddie and PRRD."
"He said “sige kumain na kayo hintayin ko si Robin” and he really waited for Robin’s food to arrive. I know maliit na bagay but diba it’s the little things that matter. Super nakakatuwa at nakaka touched talaga."
"Yung loyalty ni Robin kay President ay hindi sayang because it is reciprocated with kindness. Truly a memorable evening!!!"
Aside from Mariel and Robin, some celebrities such as Richard Gomez, Phillip Salvador, Freddie Agular, Aiza Seguerra, and Arnel Ignacio were also present at the event.
In a previous report by KAMI, Robin Padilla & Mariel Rodriguez showed off their brand new luxury car.
Robin Padilla and Mariel tied the knot on August 19, 2010. The actress-host gave birth to Isabella on November 14, 2016. She delivered the baby in Delaware, USA.
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