- Erwin Tulfo insulted and threatened Social Welfare Chief Rolando Bautista on his radio program
- He did this when Bautista refused to give him an on-air interview
- His eldest brother Mon Tulfo finally addressed the controversy
Erwin Tulfo got into hot waters after he ranted on his radio program against Social Welfare Chief Rolando Bautista, a former general in the Philippine Army.
Tulfo cursed at Bautista and threatened to slap him and push his head down a toilet bowl for refusing an on-air interview with him, as reported by The Philippine Star.
“Sampalin kita 'pag nakita kitang buang ka eh, wala akong pakialam ke retired General ka, mudmurin ko yung mukha mo sa inidoro,” Tulfo said on air.
“My father was a respected military man and he taught us to respect authority.
“Along the way perhaps, we could not handle success,” Mon told CNN Philippines.
Secretary Bautista was defended by the Philippine Military Academy Alumni Association, stating that the decorated General has done more for the Philippines that Tulfo ever will.
The Social Welfare Secretary is a former commander of the Presidential Security Group and the 1st Infantry Division. He was also in the frontlines during the Marawi siege.
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