Zubiri apologizes to Pimentel’s estranged wife


Former Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines — “I regret having brought out this issue in public.”

Former senator Juan Miguel Zubiri on Sunday apologized to Jewel May Lobaton, the estranged wife for Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, for stating on national television that she was a battered wife.

In a press conference, he apologized to Lobaton for “the pain that I have caused for bringing the issue out in the public during a heated exchange on a televised senatorial debate last week.”

He clarified that he did not state that Lobaton was hurt physically by Pimentel but that being a battered wife could also be caused by psychological, mental and verbal abuse.

“I uttered those words at the heat of the moment and even before the campaign started Senator Pimentel has been besmirching my reputation,” he said.

“I merely quoted her statement that she was a battered wife,” he added.

He said that he respects Lobaton’s denial and that the statement would be the last he would say on the issue.

He recalled receiving a call from a mutual friend last year who asked that he meet with Lobaton.

Zubiri said he was hesitant but pushed through with a meeting with Lobaton and even had his wife tag along so that it would not look political.

Although they mulled making the reason of the separation public, the result of the meeting and consultations with their family was to quietly help Lobaton gain custody of her children.

Eventually, Zubiri said that he and his wife distanced themselves from the custody battle due to fears of their help being seen as politically-motivated.

“It is regretful for the other party to say that we are using this for political means because we have kept this issue a secret even between our friends and family all this time,” he said.

He said that he was sorry he ever made the issue public but said that he had been “pushed to the wall so many times by Senator Pimentel and sometimes, enough is enough.”

“If the good senator is worried about what his children see or hear from the public then I want him to know that I too have children who also hear and see all the lies that he has been throwing against me,” said Zubiri.

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  • hallyuaddict

    tamah yan senador migz! nag boomerang lang kay pimentel mga banat niya sa yo. yan ang hirap pag siya pwedeng tumira bakla ka pero pag issue ng tungkol sa marital woes nya pikon siya…

    • david

      excuse me. di sya pwedeng tawaging senador migz. napatunayan na sa election tribunal na di sya ang nanalo. pekeng migz oo hahahahah

  • wawa2172

    Migz and Koko should settle their differences for the good of Mindanao. Migz is popular in his province of Bukidnon but not could be said of Koko in his hometown in Cagayan de Oro City. Those who are from Mindanao knows this fully well and I hope that Koko would have to tell the people the truth that he battered his wife psychologically, mentally and verbally reason that they have separated. Now his wife is in relation with another man is more than enough reason that his marriage is totally damaged. His wife is supporting his election candidacy for the sake their children. I hope huwag masayadong mag mataas si Koko and I guess Migz humbly surrendered the senate seat to him by resigning. I will vote for this two for senate and I am hoping that they will bury their differences…again for the good of Mindanao.

    • http://www.yellowmythbusters.gov.ph/ Weder-Weder Lang

      Koko-the-cuckold’s wife is also to blame for running to UNA, Toby Tiangco and Spiceboy Migz to seek help in her custody battle. She could have sought the assistance of a lawyer. Instead, she exploited the animosity between Koko-the-cuckold and Spieceboy Migz to get her children. Now she’s leaving everyone out to dry. Or so she thought.

      • wawa2172

        Alangan namang kay PNoy si Koko-the-cuckold’s wife pumunta tiyak ako di siya papansinin. Lobaton is Migz relative and alam niyang kakampihan siya nito. Blood is thicker than water ika nga. CDO people knows that sobrang mayabang si Koko. Ang ugaling dapat niyang baguhin dahil tag UP’ay kasi siya at bar topnotch. But again, I will vote for Migz and Koko para sa Mindanao. I know may plan si Migz for Mindanao but I never heard anything from Koko? Speak out for Mindanao Koko at di yung away at sama nang loob mo kay Migz…pareho mong bisaya bay!!!

    • tarikan

      Alin ba ang na-UNA pre, yong pagiging battered (psychologically kuno) wife ni Ms. Lobaton o yong umibig sya sa ibang lalaki? If the latter first happened, Sen. Koko has all the reason to be angry. If the former first happened, Ms. Lobaton has all the right to again love another man. As simple as that.

      • wawa2172

        Tanong natin kay Koko kung na torotot siya. Bakit kaya? Kulang yata sa galing si Koko dahil lawyer at bar topnotch siya. Kung humiling si misis nang pampagana ang sagot pagalit ni Koko ay…I Object!!!!!

      • 33Sambuang2

        baka ikaw ganun din sa boyfriend mong bayot ka.

  • User Guest

    mandaraya na nga, intrigero pa! lol ! at kung tutoong sinabi sa kanya ng babae yung impormasyon, lumalabas na hindi pwdeng pagkatiwalaan! napakadesperado!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5UOZM4PWIDKO7G64HL3PPMXUTM Constantine

      Bakla kasi si Migz Zubiri

    • http://www.facebook.com/magno.badrina Magno Badrina

      di lang intrigero, TSISMOSO pa at nagmamalinis. kung iboto ito ng mga tao kasama si Enrile, Binay, Erap at Maceda talagang wala ng pag asa ang karamihan ng mga pinoy

  • jahred

    that’s not a good gentleman gesture ! 0(‘-‘)0

  • boymanok

    wala sa ayos itong si zubiri…kung noon pa eh ibinigay na niya ka koko ang puwesto sa senado dahil alam na niya na may dayaan eh di sana respetado pa siya ng mga tao, kaso humirit pa ng humirit pati pribadong buhay kinalkal na para maibangon lang ang sarili, ayan na-bokya tuloy

    • dmsanders

      may ad pa si migz na mga mangigisda walang mga huli NAGPAPATAYAN asus ginoo SAAN iyon parang nDAGAT NG BASURA ni manny villar na up to now DI KO MAKITA pweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeh……………..

  • Fiel Francisco

    apology daw pero totoo naman daw hehehhe. politics!

  • JosengSisiw1

    Why no apology to Pimentel? This guy is a TOTAL_ASSHOLE.

    • Gordo Viejo

      “I did not gossip, but I benefited from gossip. I hereby resign my office and vow not to gossip again until the next election. I … AM …SORRY.”

  • http://www.yellowmythbusters.gov.ph/ Weder-Weder Lang

    Koko-the-cuckold has every right to uphold his machismo and defend his macho honor. If Koko-the-cuckold believes he has a strong case, then he should really go ahead and file a libel suit against Spiceboy Migz. Most importantly, Koko-the-cuckold should be ready to refute in a court of law the witnesses who heard what his wife said. In her carefully-worded statement, Koko-the-cuckold’s wife made it very clear that UNA’s Toby Tiangco and Spiceboy Migz did not seek her out. On the contrary, it was Koko-the-cuckold’s wife who sought them out through a go-between. She even initiated a meeting with UNA on that fateful day in a Makati residence back in 2012. She sought UNA out, hoping to exploit the animosity between her husband Koko-the-cuckold and Spiceboy Migz. By exploiting this animosity, Koko-the-cuckold’s wife was hoping to win in the custody battle. There’s no arguing with the natural maternal instinct of a mother who will do anything just to have her children by her side. But there’s also no arguing that an ill-tempered, wife-battering and matapobre senator like Koko-the-cuckold does not make for a good senator.

    If Koko-the-cuckold can stop battering his wife, it would be quite an achievement worth trumpeting. Kaya dapat itorotot si Koko-the-cuckold.

    • tarikan

      The more reason the Philippines should have a divorce law. That would take care of everything…I mean everything including the parents-in-law.

      • http://www.yellowmythbusters.gov.ph/ Weder-Weder Lang

        I hope it does. But Jewel’s problem is custody battle. By default, any court would have awarded her the custody of her children since they were just 7 and 2 in 2012. Why she was having problems with securing child custody remains a mystery. Was it because Koko-the-cuckold caught her with Mr. Golez and could therefore prove in court that she’s not fit to be a mother? Moreover, after promising the show’s host last Sunday that Jewel would appear on TV to answer questions, Koko-the-cuckold decided to just have Jewel issue a carefully-worded statement prepared by their lawyers. Koko-the-cuckold loves to spew out derogatory remarks about Spiceboy Migz, so why the sudden withdrawal? Just some questions I wish Jewel would answer on National TV. Because this concerns the moral character and the moral fitness of Koko-the-cuckold as a senatorial candidate. And Spiceboy Migz’s too.

      • OleSapra aka ARGUS

        Cuckold means a man whose wife has committed adultery. Sigurado ako hindi naman cuckold ang markano mong tatay. Pero, TWANG-INA-MO!!!

      • http://www.yellowmythbusters.gov.ph/ Weder-Weder Lang


        Tinorotot at pinendeho si Koko-the-bitter-cuckold
        Tinorotot at pinendeho si Koko-the-bitter-cuckold
        Tinorotot at pinendeho si Koko-the-bitter-cuckold
        Tot tot tot.
        Tot tot tot.
        Tot tot tot.

        Altogether now!

      • dmsanders

        kahit na anong galing ng isang lalaki kung TOROTOT at PINDEHO ala eh ay ka sakit naman nuon senador pa naman sus napakasakit kuya koko

      • tarikan

        I said divorce law takes care of everything…child/children custody, property settlement, visitation rights, alimony, etc. unlike annulment and/or legal separation.

  • jpastor


  • buttones

    More dirty laundry aired in public. Another example of people opening their big mouths before engaging their brain, and then having to suffer the embarrassment and ignominy of issuing apologies in public…..

    • Sultan Kirat

      Then he can apologize for apologizing. :-P

      • buttones

        So, we now have geologists, archeologists, meteorologists and the new discipline of apologists- Can I get a Doctorate in that?- it might come in useful, it’ll look good on the CV “Oh I see you’re a qualified apologist? Have we got a job for you!”

      • Gordo Viejo

        Apologetics indeed seems to be the hot major in some circles. A more esoteric discipline, with job openings only during election season, is that of the well-beloved spin arbularyo..

      • buttones

        “Esoteric?” Like Lacson’s new job? You maybe right. I’ve always wondered what our nice Political Policemen at the Comelec do all day when there are no elections going on….I make NO apologies for what I just said…….or inferred, that they just sit around all day doing nothing but bleed the public purse…

      • Sultan Kirat

        You strike me as a veteran observer of political melodrama. Look a little closer. He only got the foot-in-mouth mumbles because Mrs. P sang a different tune from the one in his script. Had she played ball, it would have been a totally different picture on your TV screen, with him offering her a neat hanky and his manly and well-accessorized shoulder (bwahaha) to cry on.,

      • buttones

        I guess that’s what it is really isn’t it, melodrama- or drama, or farce and during election times it drifts into musical theatre and a dozen other genres. Thankfully I choose not to have a TV, reading the script is bad enough but to be assaulted visually is something I can’t cope with!

      • Sultan Kirat

        No TV: how commendable. Now the producers of such melodramas and their advertisers will start crying too. (Smile)

      • buttones

        Not that commendable actually,just buying a Chinese TV that didn’t work after a week [the guarantee actually applied to mainland China, always checkthe small print] After having seen the dross on the tube anyway it was hardly worth pursuing anyway….The satisfaction of smashing a small TV with a large hammer is quite an elevating experience- trust me- I know.

      • resortman

        Meriam also said before’ oh, sorry, i lied..then laughed her heart out…”

      • http://alasfilipinas.blogspot.com/ Pepe Alas

        Reminds me of the late Eddie Guerrero (WWE).

      • buttones

        Yes indeed, of course politicos enjoy the immunity of being able to say anything, about anybody at anytime without fear of reprisal anyway- and I’m sure most of us have said “I’m sorry” at some point to somebody and never meant it at all!

        The topic is as usual all very domestic isn’t it, the issues about who is thrashing who’s wife is really none of our business, this sort of conduct is not of national interest at barangay level, but only in the gated ghettos of the rich and ‘famous’- why I have no idea….I mean..who cares?

        Lot’s of songs about being ‘sorry’ – Elton John’s one about being the hardest word doesn’t fit in most cases, saying the word is the easiest thing in the world….

      • ARIKUTIK

        Yes Penoy needs plenty of apologuess to clean up salivas sprinkled by brainless tongue.

      • Komen To

        Apology was used in the past, remember I am sorry with a mug shot face on the screen, and the public allowed it to pass. A proven tactic may always work, I hope the public learns this time

      • Sultan Kirat

        IMHO, we have learned past the point of disgust. But certain politicians never do.

      • http://www.facebook.com/magno.badrina Magno Badrina

        at that time Migz was a favored political ally of that same person who apologized for cheating too.

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/WC5IJSKXTZLNM3AV3VGPMM4O7Y ero

    focus your platform not tsismiss …. you are out of the blue gets mo?

  • Horst Manure

    Opens his mouth to change feet..move on next please.

  • brunogiordano

    Pagkatapos ng kanilang batuhan ng putik, pareho na silang marumi at may bahid na ang kanilang mga pagkatao.

    Sa mga undecided at walang kinakatigan Partido mas magaling na huwag iboto ang sino man sa dalawa.

    Bukod sa dalawa may ilan pa rin mapamimilian kandidato na hindi nakikipagbatuhan ng putik at may konting kalinisan pa rin.

  • Sultan Kirat

    This Zubiri-Pimentel sideshow is turning into the teledrama of the midterm elections. He should apologize to every Filipino as well, for using public airtime to air someone else’s
    private problem, told to him in confidence. He can also apologize to his teammates Erap and Tiangco for dragging their names into his mess. As of this time, they have wisely kept their silence on the matter. Gulo ni Zubiri, lusutan niya, ika nga. And it might be good if he apologized to Pimentel himself, but he has not done so, and Pimentel may not even accept his apology if he did.

    “I’m sorry:” didn’t a certain small woman say that before?

  • tarikan

    Battered wife? Ikaw naman Migz, tapos sabi nya hindi naman daw sya battered wife. Ang balita eh nasulot si Koko ng isang congressman. Some battered wife huh? May ibang mahal na pala. Sorry, tsimoso ako.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CJQU6JXTCCFD7OQAPKVJH3UIVM Lito

    hehehe parang babae. Tsismoso.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/EA7TIY7PYXEU5UOXG2K5CY5F64 Eric

    Di mapigilang kabadingan…..

  • speedstream2

    It’s all too easy to lose control of ourselves in the heat of things, but it’s not that easy anymore to undo or mitigate the harm done as a result of intemperate behavior. To paraphrase, to err is human but being circumspect could save us a lot of aggravation.

  • jHdz

    ang daming pro kiki pimintel dito ah. enough with zubiri and kiki. don’t vote them!

    • hustlergalore

      sino si kiki pimentel? kamag-anak ba niya si koko pimentel. o malayong kamag-anak ni pepe pimentel? LOL

      • jHdz

        si kiki pimentel sobrang madrama sa buhay at iyakin. nagmamalinis at nagmamagaleng. si zubiri sabi nila mandraya. e sino bang politikong hindi nandaya? si zubiri balimbing. kaya walang itulak kabigin.

  • http://www.businessinsider.com/the-art-of-war-sun-tzu-2011-5?op=1 SunTzu

    Cheater sa election, cheater sa totoong buhay, liar pa

  • kokak

    This guy can say anything in the ‘heat of the moment’. Koko accused him of cheating in the past election, a reasonable political accusation as this concerns the nation and the ‘stolen’ votes of thousands of voters. Zubiri responded with a very personal one ‘at the heat of the moment’. Wala sa hulog kumbaga.

    For now, I’m writing Zubiri out of my list.

  • Hey_Dudes

    Puro kasi kayong bakya crowd pati lalamunan ng iyong kalaban binibisto mo?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3AXROSN6LN5YP66EONOKGSSYFY Ngiping Dilaw

    Noon nananahimik si Zubiri panay ang patama sa kanya ni Coco. Kesyo pa cute lang daw si Zubiri. Ngayon binalikan sya ni Zubiri o angal sila. Panay ang tira kay Zubiri tapos nung sya ang tirahin takbo sa korte sabay sigaw ng Libel! libel! libel!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3AXROSN6LN5YP66EONOKGSSYFY Ngiping Dilaw

    Nandaya daw si Zubiri. Tatlong beses na dismissed yung kaso. Nagresign si Zubiri dahil di ns natagalan ang mga bintang.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3AXROSN6LN5YP66EONOKGSSYFY Ngiping Dilaw

    Maraming naging laban si Zubiri at wala syang talo. Marami na syang record ng panalo pero walang nagreklamo na dinaya sila ni Zubiri. Mas popular si Zubiri at mas masipag. Marami syang naipasang batas sa senado at co author sya ng ibang batas.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3AXROSN6LN5YP66EONOKGSSYFY Ngiping Dilaw

    E si Coco kumandidatong mayor sa Cagayan de Oro, talo daw. Talo talo!

  • hustlergalore

    “Maraming naging laban si Zubiri at wala syang talo” – Ngiping Dilaw

    -KASI nga, mandaraya! at gustong ipakulong ni erap ang mga mandaraya ng FOR LIFE!


  • Gordo Viejo

    Doesn’t the Inquirer have other file pics of Zubiri? He seems to be trying for the strong-jawed yet sensitive look, but it looks more like a cow suffering from kabag. Thanks!

    • hustlergalore

      tama lang yung picture sa outcome ng “at the heat of the moment” chizmaks ni zubiri. LOL

  • richard ortega

    it shows that you are not fit to be a senator.

  • wakats

    Migz apologized to Mrs. Pimentel – but not to koko. He also justified his unwarranted “battered wife” expose’ for being pushed to the wall by koko for his repeated accusation of cheating – which he branded as lies.

    If migz did not cheat – why then did he resign?

    • http://www.facebook.com/magno.badrina Magno Badrina

      A very good question “why then did he resign?” an answer to this was to save his political career kuno, by trying to show to the uto utong pinoy that he is straight/matuwid kuno. But deep inside it was a political gimmick of you cant win all the time so sacrifice a small part to gain a bigger one the next time, that kung ma uto niya ulit ang mga pinoy. At nakorner na siya ni Bedol expose that he won by cheating which he could no longer refute in court.

  • http://www.facebook.com/wtbranzuela Wern T. Branzuela

    What a shame for a pea brained senator huh!

  • Pio Pusli

    magsabunutan nga kayo ni pimentel, you two re wasting our time

  • Josef Paul

    Hearing Migs Zubiri accusing Koko Pimentel for physically abusing Jewel May Lobaton, former Koko’s wife shocked me. Now, Jewel May Lobaton made her official statement that she is not a battered wife and that Koko didn’t hurt her. Lobaton appealed to Zubiri that he should stop this kind of intrigue and stop making the relationship of Pimentel and Lobaton a national issue for his political ambition. I agree. Now, with this kind of people aspiring to become senators, I wonder how they will lead our country and people in the right way? I remember how my Filipino-Chinese friend hates Zubiri for texting him almost everyday since he was introduced to him. He’s been asking for fund in his senatorial bid. Ang kapal ng mukha!!! Trapo talaga si Zubiri, whether you didn’t say that Pimentel was physically hurting his wife, your pronouncement in a nationwide TV would take it that way. How can you mend the damage, by mere apologizing? Don’t appeal to pity. If I were Koko I will sue Migs for libel and let him rot in the jail.

  • Loggnat

    The voters should just crossed out and not vote for these two candidates who puts more importance to their grudges than revealing to the voters what their platform and plan of action if they are elected. Two very celf-centered and selfish individuals.

  • Don Dee

    Hoy BadingerMigz, wag kang ma-hurt dahil tinatawag kang mandaraya. Kumuha ka ng kopya ng decision ng Senate Election Tribunal, nakasulat duon na ikaw ay hindi nanalo, pero umupo bilang senador for 4 1/2 years. Yang kwento mong hindi ikaw nandaya, pero nakinabang sa pandaraya ng hindi mo alam ay napaka INCREDIBLE! Sino ang niloloko mo? Mike Defensor had the decency to ask unnamed people to NOT cheat on his behalf. I doubt he would have sat for one second as mayor of QC had these unnamed people done so on his behalf. Ikaw, you sat for 4 1/2 years. This is a fact. Nag resign ka lang ng nakita mo na a few weeks na lang, meron ng final decision ang SET. And we are supposed to be grateful for that? Isoli mo ang lahat ng PDAF, sahod mo, etc. Isoli mo yung 4 1/2 years … only then should you make another run for a senate seat. MANDARAYA!

    • dmsanders

      bakit? hindi ba isinoli ni migz??? aba eh MANDARAYA na EH magnanakaw pa !!! hindi naman kanya eh pinag interesan pa? eh ano ga ang tawag duon? ala eh ay GAHAMAN at GANID ang tawag duon.

  • Ping Gonzales

    Dont apologize Zubiri anyway Filipinos knows who you are a cheater & benefactor of GMA & husband in manipulating the 2007 Election, ngayon tatakbo uli shiiiiit to the cheater

    • dmsanders

      APOLOGY??? I AM SORRY??? he he he pati ba naman wordings ni GMA ginya

  • doublecross

    ‘lies of whaat…..aba’y nagnakaw ka nga ng botante, di mo ba alam, magnanakaw!

  • Komen To

    Obviously, the only way this guy ( or gay ) can win is to cheat. I salute my bolder gay friends who stand on their principles by working their way up without cheating anyone. But to malign an opponent using his estranged wife as an issue, (a relative at that), is way below the belt. Maybe he is used to going below the belt, hahaha

  • http://www.yahoo.com/ Jose Paman


  • JohnDoeGB

    For someone who has been this hateful and bitter for not having served his Senate seat in full, how can he had been a better husband to his wife? A wife who had made her mom lived with her so she can find comfort. I seriously doubt the character of this Koko… I would have wanted him to be grateful than being bitter and vindictive. Siguro ang laki ng insecurity. Hehehe

  • 33Sambuang2

    dapat lang ugok. kasi di ka lang mandaraya at mandarambong. tsismoso ka pa. gunggong.

  • walangutak

    hindi ba ninyo napansin na magkatulad ang nangyayari sa debating Erap at Lim? yung taga UNA, pag medyo nalagay sa alanganin ang sagot sa isang isyung pang nasyonal ay kakapit sa isyung personal? Dating mag kaibigan din sina Zubiri at Pimental katulad nina Erap at Lim? Mabuti sana kung si (tunay na) Magsaysay naman at si Mitos (pekeing) Magsaysay ang pagdebatihin, sa ganitong pagkakataon lang kasi tunay na nalilibang ang mga Pinoy sa sarsuela ng politika.

  • virgoyap

    In so many times politics can make candidates unreasonable and insane.

  • pabloo6293

    Hilaw na paghingi ng paumanhin. Why can’t Zubiri apologize like a man by admitting that he was an a__hole for saying what he said. He should also apologize to the Filipino nation for having cheated in the 2007 elections. To this day, he still wants the Filipinos to believe that he did not have anything to do with the cheating. What a scumbag.

  • Ross

    below the belt, he can’t take the heat… tsk tsk tsk…

  • droccu

    Enough with Mig’s Zubiri! Don’t vote for this clown!

  • Bey Dumlao

    cheater and an a**hole, migz is

  • labcu

    apologized but why brought out more personal details on the matter? it doesn’t make sense


    >>>Zubiri apologizes to Pimentel’s estranged wife<<<

    THE master of APOLOGY is at it again! Mahirap talagang turuan ang BATO'.

    Sa ikauunlad ng bayan, si Zubiri ay kalimutan.

  • AllinLawisFair

    I thought that this Miguel Zubiri was an educated person. He does not have any business commenting on the affairs of a couple whether they are estranged or living together. That is exclusively a problem between the partners who may be divided by differences in opinion.

    Politics should be kept within the bounds of propriety.

  • resortman

    Zubiri candidacy gone down the drain….you and your stupid mouth..hahah..

  • http://alasfilipinas.blogspot.com/ Pepe Alas

    “If the good senator is worried about what his children see or hear from the public then I want him to know that I too have children who also hear and see all the lies that he has been throwing against me,” said Zubiri.

    Such as???

  • JosephNess

    yan ang napapala ng taong walang pakundangang magsalita…di na mabubura sa kaisipan ng mga nakarinig at nasaktan ng mga mapanirang salita na nasabi ng taong ito…no amount of sorry can erase the words that has been said…

  • Guest

    To Inquirer.Net, sobrang edited naman itong version ninyo.

  • https://www.facebook.com/CelesteMillendezMelliza HappyHappyStarfish

    sana hindi ka na lang nag “apologize”.

  • http://www.facebook.com/magno.badrina Magno Badrina

    Yeah a “TOTAL_ASSHOLE” this guy has the deny and deny until you die syndrome. He benefitted the daya but claims he did not cheat paano yon..

  • The Lighthouse

    This is not an apology at all. This is a reiteration of his claim giving more details making things worse.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4Q5EHNRA6LXAHGXPSMAXBGJ4ME isidro

    Zubiri, paki alamero. Pagka personal huwag sanang paki alaman.
    As a gentleman-politician, stick to the issue of government affairs and management.
    Also, if you ask forgiveness, the family of Koko is hurt. That includes children, wife and father. Why only on Jewel, include Koko and children. That is the true case of sportsmanship and gentleman.
    But it seemed Zubiri is un gentleman, unprofessional and walang delicadeza.

  • tata_boy

    Talagang intuil itong si Migz.

  • asarin

    naku ha! kung wala talagang intensyong masama itong si zubiri, hindi sya makikisawsaw sa problema ni lobaton sa simula pa lamang. meron talaga syang balak na hindi maganda. ang makapaghiganti kay pimentel.

  • jbadge

    “Battered” is not the same as “abused.”A battered wife is certainly an abused wife, but an abused wife does not always mean a battered (physically harmed) wife. Look in the dictionary or better yet, look on the Internet for the definition of the word “battered.” Zubiri is either lazy or trying to snake his way out of the situation, or just plain arrogant and stupid for ignoring the word’s true meaning.

  • sk2tk

    How STUPID can you get? Anyway. You just dug your own GRAVE. Now you don’t stand a chance to be a senator…

  • Jay Alvin Madrigal

    no excuse. you are so looooooow zubiri! this proves how unlikable and fake your personality is. i hope your ratings plunge to the ends of HELL

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/K2VH54C4AM2UFEVSVA7GDCNLVY Rizal

    After stealing nearly 4 years of Koko’s Term in the Senate, now you have the guts to make up lies, even bringing to public personal matters about Senator Pimentel’s marriage woes. Shameless Zubiri. Thick faced and devoid of honor. I can’t imagine Filipinos calling you “Honorable Senator”. You don’t deserve it.

  • $14141131

    at the rate the campaign is going, zubiri will end up winning and pimentel losing. people sympathize with a suffering wife.

  • samarutan

    Migz Z, “besmirching my reputation” my foot! Get a life!

  • Cabesang_Tales

    napaka miserable ng taong ito.

  • 33Sambuang2

    reputation my foot. the only reputation you have is being a cheater. you think you could win again? never again for cheaters like you.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_W7TPARCYJFCSA3PBQAM3MVZO3E kurakut

    zubiri, kung totoo ka, hindi mo dapat ginamit for your political ends, the sensitive and the privacy of your adversaries. hindi kasi issue ang mga ‘yan. ngayon pa-sori-sori ka! di ba nagmumukhang STUPIDO KA? NEXT TIME USE YOUR UPPER HEAD AND NOT THE OTHER HEAD.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5TBFLMGYQ6VOQOSMUUFHOML5VE Archie B

    lumabas lang kung anong klaseng tao si Migz Zubiri. USER!!!

    just to clean,i’m not for PIMENTEL. i don’t want them both sa gobyerno!

  • john_constantine

    Ayan chismoso kasi,

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