Agnes to Gwen: Have no fear, go dance



SUSPENDED Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia can dance during the Sinulog grand parade on Sunday without any fear of getting barred from going back to her office at the provincial capitol.

Acting Gov. Agnes Magpale yesterday gave this categorical assurance to her former political ally who have been having second thoughts on joining the celebration amid the standoff that has gripped the Capitol for almost a month.

“Yes, she can come back,” Magpale told reporters.

She said Garcia can leave her office and return after dancing the Sinulog.

Garcia is supposed to dance with the Rosquillos Festival dancers of Liloan town next Sunday as she has done in throughout her tenure as governor in the last eight years.

The suspended governor said she is still weighing her options as she’s still evaluating the risks if she decides to step out of the Capitol where’s she’s been holing up since Malacañang suspended her last Dec. 19.

In an interview yesterday morning, Garcia told reporters that if she decides to dance, “it would be a leap of faith”.

“I know the risk involved and perhaps a tipping point to be reached when I will have to decide which would be, which would weigh more,” she said.

Garcia was also miffed by Magpale’s statement that she could dance not as governor of Cebu but only as a devotee.

“if she wants to insist that I am not governor, she will have to tell each and every Cebuano that,” she said. “I might find it a laughable and ridiculous thing when she have to approach every Cebuano, as I’m dancing, to tell them she’s not governor, she’s not governor.”.

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  • cion

    Gwen Garcia should not take any verbal bullying from an insecured  Magpale,She is the elected governor and Magpale is not, her appointment is illegal , by a President and Mar Roxas  who has no respect for the law. But dont ever trust any thing they say , period. Magpale is just like the President and Mar Roxas who is using their power in abusive manner for political gain this coming election.

    • Ray Anthony

      kapit tuko gwen….sayaw lang gwen.ayaw lang dad a ang ngalan ni sto nino! gamay nga kaulaw! in fairness to the acting gov, lahi ra nimo gwen!

    • Yobhtron

      UNA (United Nakaw Allience) will not win in CEBU. Now, report this to your idol Gwen.

  • Labandera1

    Gwen no need to tell the Cebuanos that you are the suspended governor. The entire Philippines know that you have been suspended and defied the suspension order. Everyone knows you are now the illegal squater in the capitol…subukan mong sumali sa sinulog boo boo lang ang aabutin mo….Gwen looks like a witch more than a war horse…..kapal mukha…..plastic….

  • JuanTamadachi


    You can dance (You can dance)
    Go and carry on till the night is gone, and it’s time to go
    (You can dance, you can dance)

  • Ping Gonzales

    If I were u Gwen I would not dance kakantiawan ka ng mga Cebuanos maski mga bata maghanap ka nalang ng mabuting alibis bakit hindi ka makakasayaw at pasalamatan mo rin si Acting Gov sa kanyang pangakong makabalik ka hanggat gusto mong bumaba sa capitol but pls tipid lang sa tubig at koriente mga Cebuanos ang magbabayd niyan

  • hopeless_na

    Gwen can not join the Sinulog festival without being done by Belo or Calayan. Punta muna siya sa Maynila para magpa-Belo.

  • Philcruz

    That choice is a no brainer. Cling to your seat or go out and dance? Simple. Just bring your seat when you go out and dance.

  • virgoyap

    Gwen better reflect on this: Is the behavior you are showing as a suspended governor reechoed the spirit and the attitude of the Little Child Jesus?

  • Jejomar_Binay

    Ha ha ha mga hunghang na Cebuanos. Pati ba naman pagsayaw ni Sweet Gwen pinagtatalunan. Ha ha ha. Sige Gwen sumayaw ka ng maiboto ka nila sa susunod na election. Vote UNA!….. Rah rah rah

  • droccu

    Just ignore Gwen. Whatever she says or whatever drama or attention she wants to project with her upcoming “dance”, she is still SUSPENDED and the Cebu local government is fully functioning without her or at least during her suspension period. She’s a drama queen using her “dance” to get attention. Just let her be and even allow her to go back to her “ceremonial office” afterwards.

  • Faisal salman

    Let this old witch dance Gangnam to death..Wish she will be joined by Three Stinking Monsters…

  • lolo_Jose

    Sige gwen, dance ka lang hangang gusto mo, kung kaya mo pa nga kahit isang
    lingo alang pahinga tutal pwede ka naman palang magbalik sa kapitolyo ng alang
    pagdududa. Mas maige siguro isama mo sa pag bayle sina ENRILE, ESTRADA,
    BINAY, MASING at si TINGTING para mas masaya kayo. Siguro kagaling ninyong
    magsipagsayaw ano? Inang Mahabagin eto po ang mga taong gustong magpaboto
    sa amin….

  • Fred

    Gwen still weighing her options …… as she might know the bitter truth that she no longer have the supporters she expects to have.

  • mari suli

    Leap of faith.What faith ,satanic faith.

  • Atawid

    Mora man mo ug mga bata, alis dyan

  • concernedofw02

    Gwen, was appalled with Magpale’s reverse psychology tactics…sorry Gwen, bisan unsa-on pa nimo ug pakita or sayaw sa Sinulog yet you are out!!!…you are not the Governor anymore…mabaw ra kaayo ang imong utok to comment that Magpale will talk to every Cebuano while your dance and tell each of one us that you are not the Governor anymore, WHAT A COMMENT..!!!..mao ba nay tubag sa elected Gov of Cebu? what a shame..???…the province you represented for 8-years and 6-months is definitely not as dumb as you…we knew everything about you, we CEBUANO’s are listening to every news, not only of your SUN STAR but from TV and radios…mao nang naka-ila na mi nimo kung unsa ka, or unsa ang mga Garcia…YOU POSITION, AND YOUR CHARACTER AND ATTITUDE IS COTERMINOUS WITH YOUR IDOL, Gloria Macapagal Arroyo….unya kini sab si Binay, ug Estrada and Enrile as well…pagka-wala gyuy utok, abi kay UNA man si Gwen karon? ila na lang kalimtan kung unsa kasu-od si Gwen ug GMA before, when in fact, kontra man kaayo ni Erap si GMA, nag maong ni daug si Binay because he go against GMA…sos.!!!…at least, Mr. Binay we know by now, who we chose during 2016, and definitely it is not you…wake-up all CEBUANO’s, dili ta magpa-ka-uwaw sa atong pagka-CEBUANO..!!!…VOTE STRAIGHT LP….

  • Alejandro Canda

    Very good. the assurance of Magpale should be heartwarming of the part of Gwen. Yes, she can come back to the capitol and there is no argument with that. But by this time, she comes back as a civilian and she will be given all the courtesy as “suspended governor” but will not be allowed to occupy again the governor’s office.

  • May_Santiago

    Yes Gwen can dance not as a governor but as a SUSPENDED GOVERNOR.  Acting Governor Magpale does not have to tell each of us Cebuanos that you are a suspended governor, we know already how much Gwen love to be called governor that’s why she does not like to step down from her office.

    Mr. Binay, Mr. Estrada & Mr. Enrile, we now know that we will not vote for you this 2016, “going where the wind blows” raman mo! 

  • cleoan

    As much as Sinulog is for everyone and therefore Gwen can celebrate it the way she wants (inside the Capitol or in the streets dancing) but let us be realistic here. Her dancing in the Sinulog will cause additional caution/worry to the security team (police and others). What if someone hurls something at her and she gets hurt, Garbo will be blamed (?) and muds the whole celebration. Every Cebuano looks forward to this annual event. Yes she still has supporters (but even them are also looking forward to have fun durng the Sinulog). Please give this one to the Cebuanos. Let this one be about St. Nino and nothing else.

  • Labandera1

    Gwen witch, so you think you can dance? I don’t think so….gwentinik-ling maybe…quick step….gwenwitch step for sure…..

  • Jose Rizal

    Salivating Magpale…one of the beneficiary of the “Tuwad Na Daan”….

    Hahahahaha!  May isa na namang nagpaloko sa abnoy (i.e. “another one bites the dust”)
    Hahahahaha!  Matatalinong Pinoy (daw) naloko lang ng isang abnoy?

  • Paul G.

    The suspended governor is already PARANOID! Gwen thinks that there is a risk if she decides to step out of the Capitol. What risk is she talking about? Acting Governor Magpale already made a public announcement that Gwen can come back to the Capitol after her dance number is done.

    Kulang sa pansin si Suspended Gov. Gwen!

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