- Bongbong Marcos is in Australia right now for a much-needed rest after a grueling campaign period
- This was the statement given by his spokesperson Atty. Vic Rodriguez
- Rodriguez also stated that presumptive president is enjoying his being "citizen Bongbong"
- The Sydney Morning Herald described the said visit as "kept under wraps" saying that the Filipino community in Melbourne discovered it
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Presumptive President Bongbong Marcos is now in Australia for a much-needed rest after a grueling campaign period, according to his spokesman Atty. Vic Rodriguez.
He will be vacationing with his family for three and a half days, and slated to return on Thursday.
According to Rodriguez, they are vacationing in Australia as "private citizèns."
"It's more of a private trip, a private visit for a much needed rest and vacation of President-elect Bongbong," Rodriguez said in a press briefing.
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"I think he just wants to enjoy the remaining few days before he assumes officially as the President of the Republic," he added.
"Pinipilit na lang niyang i-enjoy momentarily ang kanyang pagiging citizen Bongbong," the SPOX further explained.
The Sydney Morning Herald reported that the presumptive president's Aussie vacation was discovered by the Filipino communities in Melbourne.
They also gathered outside an apartment where BBM is allegedly staying, and protested.
Rodriguez said that the protest outside the apartment was a "source of embarrassment.
Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, also popularly known as BBM, is a Pinoy politician famous for being the only son of the late President Ferdinand Edralin Marcos. He served as Ilocos governor from 1998 to 2007 and then as congressman after stepping down as governor. In 2010, He won a seat in the Philippine Senate.
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Michael V penned a meaningful poem about Bongbong Marcos winning the presidency. The Kapuso star, a supporter of Leni Robredo, said that he has accepted Bongbong’s landslide victory. Likewise, he expressed his wish for BBM to have a long life and to succeed as the leader of the nation. He also promised to never enter politics and stay in show business.