Following the controversial basketball brawl, Kris Aquino has turned to be an unapologetic defender of Gilas Pilipinas against the Australian Boomers from the harsh comments of the netizens. To her statement, she expressed that our Philippine national basketball team has “suffered enough” against the backlash.
In addition to her message, the 47-year-old “Queen of All Media” seemed to like extending her friendship towards Gilas Pilipinas player Terrence Romeo, who also became outspoken about the controversial scuffle.
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Based on the Instagram post of the professional basketball player, Kris Aquino started the conversation regarding the controversial basketball brawl at the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifier in Bocaue, Bulacan.
Here is an excerpt from his lengthy Instagram post:
“Buong puso po akong humihingi ng kapatawaran sa lahat ng mga Pilipino., mga kabataan at ibang lahi na sumusoporta sa Gilas. Sa lahat po ng sumoporta sa amin simula umpisa hanggang sa huli maraming-maraming salamat sa inyo.”
As seen in his statement, Terrence Romeo issued an apology letter to all the Gilas Pilipinas supporters regarding the subject matter. However, despite his apology, he confidently said that he will do it all over again if needed.
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Soon after reading apology statement, Kris Aquino, then, expressed her support towards him.
“Ganyan ang pananaw ko sa buhay — pag pamilya o kaibigan, lalong-lalo na sa gipitan, walang iwanan. You’ve been raised well by your parents. Nag-sorry ka, pero pinaintindi mo nang klaro ang paninindigan mo.”
Terrence Romeo, on the other hand, gave his response towards her.
“Maraming salamat po, ma’am,” the basketball player responded. “It takes one to understand one. Keep supporting Gilas po. God bless you and your family.”
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In case you want to read the entire conversation of Kris Aquino and Terrence Romeo on social media, you can read it here!
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