GMA releases official statement on Eddie Garcia amid controversial claims about his accident

GMA releases official statement on Eddie Garcia amid controversial claims about his accident

- Eddie Garcia collapsed yesterday, June 8, 2019 during his taping for ‘Rosang Agimat’

- The video of the actor collapsing on set has led netizens to notice that the actor actually tripped on set which resulted to his bad fall

- GMA News has released their statement regarding the video

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Veteran actor Eddie Garcia collapsed on set and was rushed to the hospital yesterday, June 8, 2019.

The incident was also caught on cam by one of the netizens in the area during the taping.

The video has gone viral after it was uploaded and netizens noticed that the actor tripped on one of the wires on set which then resulted to his bad fall. Eddie was then rushed to a hospital in Tondo, Manila afterwards.

As netizens and other reports have now thrown new claims behind the incident, KAMI learned that the TV network has released an official statement claiming that they are currently reviewing the video of the incident.

According to GMA News Online, “The video of Mr Eddie Garcia faltering in his steps & eventually collapsing has reached GMA. We are seriously reviewing the said video as well as other videos of the same scene which our cameras also took, before we make any conclusions on what really transpired. The statement that was released earlier was given to GMA News by Nick, Mr. Eddie Garcia’s stepson. We will wait for the family or their doctor to issue a formal update on his condition. Meanwhile, we continue to pray for his quick recovery.”

The TV network's statement garnered reactions from netizens on social media.

“He tripped on the wire which I think it’s the cause of heart attack. I hope he feels better soon.”
“He did not collapse... he tripped...fell and had an attack. Investigate kung may Medic ang GMA on site as required by DOLE.”
“Natalisod eh, halatang halata sa video. Di man lang naayos during taping.”
“I’m praying for your fast recovery Manoy. Sana po maayos ng GMA yun issue na ito.”
“They need to change the way they do their shoots lalo na pag involved ang super senior actors and actresses.”

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As reported earlier by KAMI, Actor Eddie Garcia collapsed on set yesterday, June 8, 2019. His family released a statement on the same day, sharing that the actor suffered from a heart attack. However, netizens and other reports have thrown new claims behind Eddie's accident.

Eddie Garcia is known for his excellent acting skills especially for the action films. He portrayed antagonist roles to some films top billed by Fernando Poe Jr.

At the age of 90, he is still able to do TV series and films. In fact, he even accepts gay roles in movies which brought him numerous citations and awards.

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