Netizens, celebs on Freddie Aguilar’s May-December romance
Age doesn't matter - but not to netizens reacting to sexuagenarian singer-songwriter's relationship with teen

MUDDY WATERS WROTE SONGS ABOUT THIS. Iconic singer-songwriter Aguilar. Tagged photo between Marcel Duprix and Freddie Aguilar from the singer's Facebook 

MANILA, Philippines – Netizens were quick to react to Filipino music icon Freddie Aguilar’s confirming his relationship with a 16-year-old girl.

As reported in, the girl was seen with the singer-songwriter at the Star Awards for Music on October 13. Aguilar, who turned 60 in February, was honored on that occasion with a lifetime achievement award.

The girl has not been identified, although photos of Aguilar getting cozy with a young lady have appeared online, as reported by

Netizens, including some celebrities, were mostly aghast over this disclosure.

Here’s TV personality Michelle Madrigal’s tweet:

Character actor Ping Medina humorously quipped that Aguilar’s new single would be “Apo” (grandchild), in reference to his global hit, “Anak” (child):

Here’s Fashion blogger and publicist Bryanboy’s reaction:

Rock Ed Philippines founder Gang Badoy implored the public to focus on the issues at hand:

Radio DJ, comedian, and mentalist Marcelle Fabie joked about the word “pedometer” in relation to Aguilar:

“Tales from the Friend Zone” star Khaela de Leon puts a spin on lines from the “Anak” lyrics:

Some netizens were quick on the draw for some Freddie jokes:

Here are others: 

And here’s comic Gabe Mercado of “Okey Ka Ba Tiyan”:

And here’s a Freddie Aguilar classic to cap this story (from mutsuki1451b’s YouTube):

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