Grace Poe saves ‘best endorser’ for last in new political ad


Grace Poe and Susan Poe. File photo

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Veteran actress Susan Roces will finally appear in a television advertisement to endorse the senatorial bid of her daughter, Grace Poe.

“I save the one that knows me the best for last,” said Poe, who is running under Team PNoy.

She said her “ultimate” celebrity endorser would be her mom, who would appear with her in a TV ad probably next week in what could be her last political ad before the May 13 elections.

“Yun na lang yung final. Magastos e,” she told Manila-based reporters in an interview here on Friday.

She refused to say the details of the ad but hinted that it would revolve around her personality in the eyes of her mother.

“Syempre sya ang nanay ko alam
nya ang aking pagkatao, kung sino ako,” she said.

Poe sees nothing wrong with showbiz personality endorsing candidates so long as they share the same advocacies.

She cited as example her endorsment by actress Carmina Villaroel, who she said has been supportive of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board.

Poe used to head to the MTRCB until she decided to run for senator.

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  • Marx Louis Wang

    Manalo ka sana at kapag senadora ka na sikapin mo na mabitay ang talagang pumatay sa ama mo siyang dapat na naging presidente noon, na walang iba kundi si Pandakekak Gloria.

  • speaksoftlylove

    na nating isama sa analysis yong dami ng mga taong pumupunta sa
    campaign rally ng UNA kumpara sa Team Malisya. Bilangin na lang natin
    ang partido dahil grassroots or local political leaders and sekreto para

    Wag na rin nating isama sa analysis yong partido ni VP Binay at Erap
    dahil sure ball na yon, ang bilangin natin yong natirang mga partido.

    1. Cojuangco’s NPC – they have just proven that the coalition with
    the administration is nothing more than a “piece of paper now” per Rep.
    Mark Cojuangco’s statement before and as proudly announced by it’s
    Spokesman Rex Gatchalian in the Pangasinan rally, that they are going
    straight UNA;

    2. Koko Pimentel is the lone person who joins the coalition. His party chose to honor it’s commitment with UNA;

    3. Villar’s NP – Hati but most local leaders are going for UNA owing
    to the vilification of the Villar’s in the past presidential election by
    PNoy’s LP;

    4. Lakas CMD – only carries three LP vets including Bam Aquino whose
    father Paul Aquino was a known point man of GMA and in fact, GMA’s
    campaign manager. Truth is that Bam Aquino chose to stuck it with GMA
    even after the Hello Garci scandal as her official representing the

    5. No need to explain what party will the Marcoses Solid North will support because it’s obvious.

    Anong klaseng milagro para manalo ang Team Malisya? Answer they can rely heavily on two things:

    1. SWS and Pulse Asia manufactured surveys:
    2. Followed up by hocus PCOS miracle.

    Don’t count PNoy’s charisma because it is already proven to be a dud.
    Laging nilalangaw yong political campaign sorties niya kahit lagi
    siyang present. And that’s the bottom line.


      bitter ka pre?

      • speaksoftlylove

        Eat your SWS and Pulse Asia poison.

        You are not even aware that Edward Hagedorn placed 6th in two mock polls held in UP. Ask Mareng Winnie.

      • ernievictory

        UP is not the Philipines , ahole !

      • 33Sambuang2

        paputol ko u*ten ko pag nanalo lahat ng kandidato ng una sa pagka senador. tandaan mo yan spitfire. OK?

    • crisostomo_ibarra_the3rd

      The bottomline bro, tatlo lang ang may pagasang manalo sa hanay ng UNA. Ni hindi mo maipaliwanag kung paano natalo si Erap sa San Juan noong 2010. At paanong nanalo si Pnoy sa Pampanga. Bottomline is kung ano ang tumatak sa utak ng botante, yun ang kanilang iboboto. Wala ring kinalaman ang dami ng tao sa rally sa kung sino ang mananalo. Ni wala sa 5% ang mga taongnagpupunta sa rally compared sa dami ng botanteng wala sa mga rallies.

      Walang basehan ang straight Team UNA or straight Team Pnoy. WALA! Panaginip lang yun!

      • speaksoftlylove

        Ikaw ba yan Mahal Mangahas?

        Bakit mo itinatago ang financiers mo, ayaw mong mabuko?

      • crisostomo_ibarra_the3rd

        Nagpapatawa ka, wala namang matawa.

    • 1voxPopuli

      gising! nananaginip ka! galaw-galaw baka ma-stroke!

    • 33Sambuang2

      in your dreams. hindi bobo ang mga pilipino para botohin ang mga trapo at magnanakaw. magnanakaw ka rin na tulad nila. mahiya ka sa pinagsasabi mo.

    • ernievictory

      ang dami mong dak2 pero kulelat pa rin ang UNA mo. bwa ha ha

  • padrefaura

    pa-endorse ka grace sa tunay mong mga magulang. wag mo silang ikahiya.

    • erica

      Pano eendorse yang ng tunay nyang nanay eh nasa America si Rosemary Sonora tapos yong tatay nyang si Marcos patay na rin.

  • epros

    Voted her !!!

  • erica

    Baka endorsemen ng Rite Med yan ni susan roces hehehe. may hatak factor pa ba siya sa tao? the majority of voters are very young at di na kilala si susan roces… baka si ate guy pa pwede hehehe

  • malaguena1940

    Tumahimik ka na dyan Grace. Anong alam mu sa pagiging senadora? Parepareho lang kayo dyan. Niloloko lang ninyo ang manga Pilipino.

    • Nelson Baguya II


  • $14334231

    being a long time susan and ronnie’s fan doesn’t mean i will vote for you….platforms are impotant to me….you haven’t told the public what you will do, if you are elected…tell us, not as the “daughter” of ronnie and susan, but as a public servant, what you will do, how you will spend your yearly PH200 million pork barrel and will the whole island be benefited with it…..then, i might consider voting for you and tell my family to vote for you too, and my friends to tell their friends, etc. to put you in their ballots… that and the voters will appreciate you for that….but don’t make it as a campaign promise…you have to make a solemn vow that you will spend it for the benefits of us, filipinos…..and once you are elected…start showing the progress of your promises…..and the filipino people will reelect you and you might even be elected as president if you aim for it…..good luck….i want to hear your reaction on this……

  • Guest

    kung hindi k erap buhay p sna si FPJ… npilitan tumakbo si FPJ para k erap

  • superpilipinas

    will not vote for her.

    i set a higher standard for her to reach since she is a Poe. lots of things were provided to her. she got the name already. i’d go for those who struggled to make a name.

    • Shirley

      so may i know who are included in your list? you sound like a very intelligent person. let’s see if the candidates who are in it really posses your high standard.

      • superpilipinas

        sorry. no free lunch.

        but here’s a hint for you……All NEW…..No reelectionist. I’m not voting for a complete list. Only 5.

      • Shirley

        and they are your candidates with high standard? sorry ha, pero kala ko matalino ka. you’re not voting for a reelectionist? we only have 7 candidates who do not have prior elected positions or a reelectionist. Samson Alcantara, Bam Aquino, Nancy Binay, Rizalito David, Baldomero Falcone, Ramon Montaño, Ricardo Penson and Grace Poe. And since you’re not voting for Poe, that leaves you with only six to choose from. So kung 5 lang ang pipiliin mo, one or both of nancy binay and bam aquino will be in your list. wow. ang high ng standard mo ha… and you consider that a free lunch for me ha?

    • labcu

      who are they?

      • superpilipinas

        find out.

      • $1908386

        why don’t you tell the names so that we can agree if you are right and argue if not. I am just intrigue of what you said “all new…no reelectionist…struggled to make a name”. remember we need 12 senators whether you like it or not. if you really want to help the Filipinos to decide tell us!

      • superpilipinas

        sorry. can’t say the names in the list. if i do, some people will know my identity. i can say about the candidate in the article but not complete list.

        he-he-he. A person should not force him/herself to vote for an undesirable candidate. Only vote for the desired ones.

        keep this in mind. if people do not vote for the undesirables or the less desirables, then even if they win with very few votes, they still get the strong message that they need to change.

        It is not my intention to help identify who to vote. My intention is to argue about which characteristics I think voters should look at as most important and least important or most desirable or least desirable.

      • $1908386

        you said “higher set of standard..” what are your standard then? objective or subjective based standard? education? status in life? When you said ” ..argue about characteristics…”do you mean to say you know Grace personaly or that close so you can say her characteristic does not meet your criteria or standard? For me its not about personalities, it is about intention and willingness to serve the public. anyway, let the voice of the people be heard on election day. The voting populace are smart and mature enough to choose whom they believe the better candidates.

    • Nelson Baguya II

      i GUESS A “BOSTON GRADUATE” would be seemingly enough to include her in my list.

      • superpilipinas

        colonial mentality.

        wasn’t that bomber a BOSTON GRAUDATE (he-he-he. i know… not BU)

  • Guest

    Wala pa rin sawa sa paggawa ng mga black propaganda ang mga kalaban ni Chiz Escudero sa kanya. Sige sige hanggang magsawa na kayo.

  • Guest

    Hehehe! ganon nga gagawin nila or baka idamay din si Chiz Escudero sa Boston bombing. Bwahahaha!

  • virgoyap

    Had she been in the UNA I’ll never vote for her. Now I have the inclination to vote for her.

  • disqusted0fu

    There has to be better qualifications in running for a position in the government than just being a son/daughter of a famous celebrity or politician. That way we can ensure quality public service that all Filipinos deserve

  • Rogers Nelson Uy

    Kung meron kang sariling kapasidad at meron ng napatunayan, di na kelangan pang meron mag endorso sayo, para ano? Ginagamit mo ibang tao para lang manalo kayo,

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