Kris Aquino reached out to senatorial candidate Christopher “Bong” Go over on a joke he made while supporting Philip Salvador, whom he called “Ipe.”
On her Instagram account, she posted a video clip of Bong Go’s speech where the senatorial candidate mentioned that Kris had been fooled by the father of her first born child, Philip Salvador.
“Si Ipe po kakaiba ‘yung recognition na binigay sa kaniya, adopted father of Davao City po siya kasi po nag–iwan po siya ng apat na anak sa Davao,” Go said.
“Totoo naman eh, naloko mo nga si Kris Aquino eh,” he added then everybody started to laugh.
Though it was funny for people on the video, Kris Aquino did not consider it a joke as she was deeply hurt and felt insulted as a woman.
“Yun ang pagkakamali ko, may black eye nung Friday, napangahan ng Tuesday, tapos nakita ulit na punchline ako sa campaign sortie at pinagtatawanan dahil nga “naloko” ako.”
Kris stated that she has no problem with Bong Go using a foul joke on her. She also claimed that he would win in this coming election but she suggested giving priority to all women.
“Wala po akong atraso sa inyo SAP Bong Go. I have only had good words for you pero sana sa paglilingkod niyo para sa mga Pilipino bilang senador (I know you are a sure winner), sana priority nyo rin po ang mga kababaihan,” she said in the caption.
Kris Aquino used herself as an example that even she, who has already financial security to support her family, would easily be the subject of jokes of being fooled by “Ipe,” then what more for those women without financial security.
Go on Wednesday publicly apologized to Aquino during a campaign sortie.
“Ma’am Kris Aquino, paumanhin po. Joke lang po namin yun ni Ipe,” he said.