Joey de Leon addresses Lea Salonga's 'kababawan' tweet
MANILA, Philippines – Eat Bulaga host Joey de Leon took to Twitter to address actress Lea Salonga's "kababawan" tweet. (READ: Lea Salonga clarifies 'kababawan' tweet not about AlDub after fan outrage)
On Saturday, September 26, Lea's tweet about being shallow drew strong reactions from social media. At the time, AlDub's most recent episode, featuring a visit from Alden to Lola Nidora's mansion to court Yaya, was the most talked about topic on Twitter. The topic has generated over 25 million tweets.
Okay lang sa akin ang kababawan, pero hanggang doon na lamang ba tayo? #NagtatanongLangPo— Lea Salonga (@MsLeaSalonga) September 26, 2015
Joey posted this reaction to Lea's tweet.
Hindi naman pala daw AlDub pinatatamaan ni Lea. Baka naman yung kabila? Nagtatanong lang po.— Joey de Leon (@AngPoetNyo) September 27, 2015
Baka naman yung tuwit ni Lea "in General" kaya kay General na lang sya magpaluwanag.— Joey de Leon (@AngPoetNyo) September 27, 2015
He also posed this question:
Ano masasabi nyo sa mga taga-shobiz na nagsasabi na HINDI sila pamilyar sa Aldub? Nagse-survey lang po. #ALDUBandPROUD— Joey de Leon (@AngPoetNyo) September 27, 2015
In the end, Joey said it would be best not to argue and enjoy. He also posted a message for haters.
Tama na yang pagtatalo. Magkakapatid tayo. Paliwanagan lang yan. Maliwanag na 25.6 million 'di ba? Okay, PEACE, este PIECE, maliit na bagay.— Joey de Leon (@AngPoetNyo) September 27, 2015
Alam nyo ba kung bakit proud pa yang mga bashers na matawag na bashers? Kasi Ingles yung "basher". Tingin nila sosyal sila, may class! Ganon— Joey de Leon (@AngPoetNyo) September 27, 2015
He also challenged critics to give him reasons not to watch the show.
Give me Twenty-Five Million, Six Hundred Thousand reasons why I should NOT watch Kalyeserye! #ALDUBandPROUD— Joey de Leon (@AngPoetNyo) September 27, 2015
Bigyan ako ng Dalawampu't Limang Milyon, Anim na Raang Libong dahilan bakit may "kababawan" ang Kalyeserye. Baka KABEBEWAN! #ALDUBandPROUD— Joey de Leon (@AngPoetNyo) September 27, 2015
Wala pong kinalaman ang Eat Bulaga sa nagaganap na kompetisyon sa TV ngayon. Isang portion lang po namin ang kalaban nila. #ALDUBandPROUD— Joey de Leon (@AngPoetNyo) September 27, 2015
The AlDub tandem was born out of Eat Bulaga's "Juan For All, All For Juan" segment, where the characters Alden and Yaya Dub are in love, but kept apart by Yaya's boss, Lola Nidora.
Most recent episodes have seen Yaya and Alden finally having their first date and taking their first selfies together. – Rappler.com
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