- Wilbert Tolentino addressed the bashings that Herlene Budol has been receiving
- In an ambush interview after the Miss Grand Philippines 2023 pageant, Wilbert urged the bashers to give Herlene a chance
- He also advised the detractors to stop laughing at a simple woman like Herlene, who pursues her dreams
- Herlene was recently proclaimed Miss Philippines Tourism 2023 and is set to compete in the Miss Tourism World 2023 pageant
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Wilbert Tolentino gave a message to the bashers of Herlene Budol, who was recently crowned Miss Philippines Tourism 2023.
During an ambush interview with the press after the Miss Grand Philippines 2023 competition, Wilbert shared how the bashings affect Herlene.
“Kasi isa sa mga pinagdadaanan ni Herlene is 'yung mental health dahil sa bashing.”
The talent manager later expressed, “Sana, iwasan natin po 'yung mga bashing. Give us chance na para i-improve pa natin si Herlene. Para din po mai-deliver niya nang mas wala siyang pressure.”
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Wilbert also left a meaningful note addressed to the detractors.
“At wag nating pagtatawanan ang isang tao na tulad sa kanya, na simpleng tao na nangangarap ay ngayon ay natupad na.”
Watch the interview below:
Herlene Budol, also known as 'Hipon Girl', is an actress, comedian, and social media star who broke through in showbiz as a contestant on “Wowowin” and later became a host. Herlene was crowned Miss Philippines Tourism 2023 and will represent the country in the Miss Tourism World 2023 to be held in London in November.
Herlene’s answer during the Q&A portion of Miss Grand Philippines 2023 pageant went viral. One of the judges asked Herlene what she thinks is the most urgent problem among Filipino youth and how she would address it. After answering the question, she made the crowd cheer for her when she said, “I-English-in niya po,” referring to her interpreter.
Herlene shared her meaningful advocacy in the Top 15 speech portion of Miss Grand Philippines 2023. She said that as an influencer, she would promote cyber safety. As she delivered her speech, she could not help expressing “woooh” while finding the next words to say. The said moment then brought a pleasant mood to the venue, and it also made the audience cheer for her. Meanwhile, videos of her speech made the rounds on social media.
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