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President Benigno Aquino III has turned down overtures from former Playboy playmate Pamela Anderson for a dinner date.

The bachelor president’s reasons were not immediately known but the Canadian blond bombshell’s motive turned out to be far from romantic.

Anderson wants to free Mali, the lone elephant at the Manila Zoo, presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda told reporters on Friday.

Lacierda said it was a matter previously referred by Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa to Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala.

The Hollywood star had written Mr. Aquino about the issue, even suggesting a dinner date in Los Angeles, California, to discuss the transfer of the aging and ailing Mali to a sanctuary in Thailand.

“Should you find yourself in Los Angeles, I’d love to take you to dinner and talk more about how we can help Mali,” said Anderson in the letter, echoing animal advocates’ call for the transfer of the 39-year-old elephant, one of the stars of Manila Zoo.

Lacierda said the Office of the President had long acted on Anderson’s letter.

“The issue of the elephant was referred to Agriculture Secretary Alcala by the Executive Secretary, so we will just ask Secretary Alcala what the decision will be,” he said.

On the lighter side of things, Lacierda hinted that a long distance affair between the President and the former star of the “Baywatch” TV series wouldn’t work.

“Pamela Anderson is in LA, and the President is not going to LA anytime soon,” he said.

Could Anderson be open to the prospect of having dinner in the Palace or anywhere in the Philippines?

“No, no, I have no idea [about her plans]. The letter did not give the impression that she was coming here,” Lacierda said.

But he said he did not see the letter himself.

“Hey, guess what? Pamela might be willing to meet Alcala and he will be all too willing to meet with her,” Lacierda said in jest.

Mali, an Asian elephant, is said to be suffering from foot ailments.

“It endures intense confinement, loneliness, boredom and isolation in an area that is a fraction of the size of her natural habitat,” according to the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, the world’s largest animal rights organization.

 First posted 12:43 am | Saturday, May 4th, 2013

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  • Jose Bonifacio

    And this is news because…?

    • superpilipinas

      he-he-he…because our government is run by incompetent personalities from the gossip skilled and intrigue hungry media…..and Inquirer makes money out of it.

      • ernievictory

        …and you are a genius , superbobo ? bwa ha ha ha

    • magsasakasanayon

      because you’ve read and reacted to it.

  • superpilipinas

    cheap news…..indignation of our President.

    baka si Obama pumayag kay Pokwang.

    • http://twitter.com/cabbage8_8 cabbage

      Pamela Anderson isn’t a president, how can she be yours ?

      • superpilipinas

        he-he-he. she can be mine if Pokwang can be yours.

  • arroyoerapmarcoskurap

    slow day at the pdi office

  • http://twitter.com/cabbage8_8 cabbage

    What ? It is outrageous even think aboiut it.
    Yes, both are most influencial in the world but one is from west and another is from east.

    • superpilipinas

      When did Pamela become influential? I didn’t read that news.

      He-he-he. PNoy is influential…….Pamela is…. he-he-he….inflated.

      • http://twitter.com/cabbage8_8 cabbage

        Actually, Pamela is more incluencial. She has much more fans, you have to pay to see her, but it is free to see Aquino.

      • superpilipinas

        uhhhh……i think you’re right.

      • http://twitter.com/cabbage8_8 cabbage

        I am always write.

        When you work for Aquino, you work 8hours 5 day, you only get minimal payment;

        When you partner with Pamela, you work 1 hour each week and you get paid 1000 times more.

        When you work for Aquino, at the end of day, you are exhausted;

        When you work for Pamela, at the end of hour, you are enraptured.

        Big difference.

  • $18209031

    Wow, this is such a cheap azz article . Pamela Anderson is a bimbo and a relic of the 1980s . WHat does she have to do in matters of national importance ? Advocate for elephants while showing her boobies ? Its like baiting PreS Aquino who is a known bachelor. Aquino can meet better lookiing women and of high stature than this bimbo of Los Angeles.
    Dios Ko Santisima de Purga de Imahe de Toledo.

  • mllacuna

    Why would a crappy item like this even warrant serious attention by media? And why would Malacanang even bother issuing statements about it? My God! Malacanang people themselves are dragging the Office of the President…the Presidency itself…down to the gutter. By paying attention to a garbage issue like this one, people in Malacanang are disrespecting and insulting the the Presidency. Buti sana kung yong Boss lang nila, the one currently occupying the office, ang affected. Eh, hindi….mismomg yong Presidency, the highest office in the land ang binababoy nila. Why not just ignore such crap. By issuing statements, you’re just giving this crap some worthy attention.

    • http://twitter.com/cabbage8_8 cabbage

      Hehehe, they know what they are doing, ok ?

  • ruben_bush

    Baka naman pwedeng si Ronald Llamas na lang ang humarap kay Pamela, tutal busy si Presidente eh.

  • go88

    I guess if Hogan or Schwarzeneger had invited bakla abnoy he’d already be in LA.

    • beatmanny

      goh8h8 your heart is full of hate. i pity your parents for raising a hater like you.

    • Barak_O

      the little girl invited herself to have a picture with obama

    • ernievictory

      go ahead . you go to LA and be with pamela yourself . be sure that your ‘thinggy’ is at least half the size of tommy’s. pero cgurado ko ga toothpick lang yan sa iyo. bakit ko alam ? ask your wife ! bwa ha ha ha

  • Janch

    It would have been great if they made this article about animal welfare and focused on the efforts to relocate Mali, the elephant. Instead, they cheapened it for both Anderson and the president by giving it a romantic spin. Our journalists are starting to sound like “bugaws.” Filipinos are tired of reading/hearing about the president’s lovelife but reporters don’t want to stop drumming up the interest on it. Nakakabwisit na.

    • buninay1

      This spin titillates the members of the press no doubt to a degree surpassing that of uncovering an anomaly. Romance has the punch and the animating presence press people can hardly resist. So if they are going gaga over an Anderson and Aquino meet up over the release of an aged elephant named Mali, they are just following their instinct. In fact, some of the journalists have the bizarre mental picture of the two high profile personalities getting a ride at the back of Mali as it dodders towards the setting sun. Dont blame them though if that is the scenario they have in mind. Blame their prolific and richly creative imagination.

  • superpilipinas

    this is how Inquirer gets accolades….he-he-he…..by feeding on intrigue and gossip hungry people.

  • QQU

    “Pamela Anderson is in LA, and the President is not going to LA anytime soon,” Lacierda said. (Inquirer, 5/3/13)

    Typical titilated Malakanyang response. Mr. Lacierda, you speak for the Philippine Gov’t…just say NO. That’s how you dispatch frivolities.

  • $18209031

    P Anderson is lumang tugtugin na yan parang si Dolly Parton with her famous 4 DD size bras. Anderson do still have a very high sexual appeal as she is still in her mid 40s. One of the best cougar mamas out there. I wouldnt hesitate one moment to be alone with her. HEhehee

    • divictes

      Ha ha ha … and with a name like yours, I don’t think she would hesitate either.

  • Platypus09

    What was the purpose of this article? Hmm, PDI– your writer is up to something..

  • txtman

    WHY NOT CREATE A SANCTUARY HERE IN THE PHILIPPINES?
    ,
    GET MORE ELEPHANTS IN AFRICA
    .
    ANYWAY THEY ARE ABOUT TO KILL/CULL ELEPHANTS AGAIN
    .
    AND MAKE AN ADDED TOURIST ATTRACTION IN THE PHILIPPINES
    THEY CAN PROBABLY USE CALAUIT ISLAND
    .
    PAALISIN MGA SQUATTERS & POACHERS DOON
    CALAUIT ISLAND SHOULD BE A PARK
    NOT WITH PEOPLE, PERIOD.
    .
    ANYWAY, ELEPHANTS WERE SUPPOSEDLY HAD LIVED IN THE PHILIPPINES
    ….. IN THE PAST BASED ON FOSSILS FOUND IN CAGAYAN VALLEY.
    .
    ZOOS ARE GOOD FOR CONSERVATION
    PITIFUL

    • ernievictory

      i have a better idea . YOU should join mali in her cage and live in manila zoo reclucion perpetua ! bwa ha ha ha

      • txtman

        REALLY?
        THESE ANIMAL ADVOCATE KONO ARE PLAIN HYPOCRITES
        .
        SABI NILA BLAH! BLAH! BLAH!
        PERO WALA NAMAN SILANG GINAGAWA?
        PURO MEGA-EXPOSE LANG MGA KATAWAN NILA
        PARA GUMANDA CAREERS NILA.
        IN SHORT PERA LANG KATAPAT NILA.
        PWEEEEE
        .
        NAKACAGE BA SI MALI?
        MALAMANG ISAKA SA MGA SQUATTERS SA CALAUIT ISLAND
        .
        THE GOVERNMENT MUST CREATE GAME RESERVES & PARKS
        CALAUIT ISLAND IS A GOOD PLACE
        .
        SO AS THE NORTHERN SIERRA MADRE NATIONAL PARK
        ITS LAND AREAS IS TWICE THE SIZE OF LAGUNA
        CAN BE PROMOTED FOR NATURE ADVENTURE
        … AND CONSERVATION
        … IT WILL BE LIKE COSTA RICA
        .
        SO AS THE ISLAND PROVINCES OF CAMIGUIN, SIQUIJOR
        … MARINDUQUE, ROMBLON ETC.
        CLEANLINESS, SAFETY & ZONING IS VERY IMPORTANT
        PLANT MORE FLOWERING PLANTS LIKE
        … HIBISCUS, GUMAMELA, FIRE TREES & OTHER TROPICAL PLANTS
        … STOP KILLING BIRDS & NATIVE ANIMAL SPECIES
        .
        KUNG MAGAWA NI PENOY YAN
        THE PHILIPPINES
        WILL BE THE COSTA RICA/BELIZE OF ASIA
        .
        PERO I KNOW IT IS JUST A DREAM
        KASI MGA POLITIKO #1 IN ILLEGAL LOGGING & MINING
        AND A LOT OF PINOYS ARE LAPDOGS, LIKE YOU
        PITIFUL

      • ernievictory

        owned . bwa ha ha ….

  • Jamal Idris

    Pnoy won’t date with Pamela. Siguro yon pang mga partner ni Pamela sa movies niya pwede kay Pnoy.

  • Brix Villapando

    Natakot sa piranha baka isubo ang tubo….

  • doncleo

    matagal na pa la yung letter pero wala pa rin aksyon si Alcala…laging tulog sa pansitan..

  • AntiAko

    And why is this even news?

  • $18209031

    Hahahahahaha , ang Phil Inquirer nagpapatawa !! Dios Ko Santisima de Imahe !!

    Matutuwa si Presidente Noy nito ! Hala bira mga tagaloglogs!

  • Mamang Pulis

    hmmm…pinag iintersan yun elepante? anu meron? nautusan ba yan ng mga republican na i-rescue? ho ho ho—

  • $18209031

    American and Western safari hunters would love to pay high dollars just to shoot and kill a fully matured elephant like this one. Yes, a lot of high end white hunters plan all year long just to have the opportunity to kill these elephants and have their ego boosted to high heaven . They wanted to have their pictures taken and added them to their record books. Thats how big business these elephants are subjected into at the end of their life cycles in wild game reserves in Africa. Then the ivory is chopped off and sold to prospective ivory buyers.

    • go88

      pre maybe some white are like that but chinese men prefer to hunt rat and fox … chinese men feel more attracted to those animals due to their closeness to those species … it’s all over the news in China …. biggest ever fox and rat meat scandal 900 vendors arrested …. worse than the double dead floating pig meat case.

  • TinimbangNgunitKulang

    Why devote space to this has been bumbera? Laspag na laspag na yan.

  • bgcorg

    Mali, the lone elephant in the Manila Zoo, needs to have another elephant companion/s, not turned over to an elephant sanctuary. What the animal needs is to see and feel the companionship of another of its kind, not be in solitary captivity. The joy and experience of children seeing an elephant, who otherwise would perhaps not be possible in their lifetime, if there are no elephants right here to see is unimaginable, if only we look at the sentimentalism of an animal rights group. The value of knowledge and tourism and providing cheer to zoo visitors, I think far outweigh the benefits of seeing “Mali” in Thailand or Africa. Zoos are all over the world and the tremendous benefits they have here in the country should not preclude the presence of a couple of elephants or more, perhaps in exchange of Mali.

    • D’ Equalizer

      If Pamela and the Phil., government and the local animal rights group is really serious about Mali – why not find a right place in the countryside where this Elephant can be re-located and add more of the same for breeding purposes. The place can be develope like a mini-safari where people can visist/tour along. There are vast of government land somewhere in Luzon, Visayas or Mindanao that can utilize for this purpose.

      Private companies – like San Miguel, Meralco, SM, the Ayalas, Etc., can come to the rescue. We can do it – kung mag-tulungan ang bawat isa – for the sake of the country and the young generation of Filipinos.

      If indeed – Alcala will travel abroad just to meet Pamela A. – have it cancelled. Yung budget nya’ sa trip – can be use as seed money for the re-location and building of better place for Mali to live. I for one – is willing to share some…basta totoo lang at walang anomalya. Or how about let’s start “PISO para kay Mali” project.

      It is only a matter addressing the matter seriously and coupled with stern action!

  • Pio Pusli

    garbage, nothing to write about jackass enrile?

  • Willy Vergara

    Sayang laman loob na inaalok na, inayawan pa.

  • $20926843

    This is the work of the commo group factotums of the sitting inutile and autistic president in malacanang as a propaganda tool for popularity purposes and deodorant….

    • carlcid

      Lumantad na lang si PNoy. Ang dami pang pakunwari na tunay na lalake daw sya.

  • $14141131

    What the hell is this, Malacanang boy? Can’t you not think of any good news like reverting the CCT fund to Mind! Bunch of stupid lackeys! The author lives up to his name, Ebac. (lol)

  • klepto

    Hindi pwede. Mas gusto ni Panot siya ang tsutsupa ng uten kaysa siya ang iiyot. Pangalawa, and uten ni Panot ay parang toothpick sa bunganga lang kung ipasok sa belat ni Pamela.

  • buninay1

    My proposal is for the elephant to be subjected to euthanasia. First it can not suffer sickness and old age for so long. Second, it will not survive a harrowing dislocation and relocation. Mercy killing is the most optimal and viable option for the beast.

    • carlcid

      Oo nga. Mabuti pa yung mercy killing kaysa mercy sex. Doing it with PNoy is doing it for mercy.

  • http://www.facebook.com/iyen.dev Iyen Dev

    Dinner lang, may halong Sex na agad!Lacierda is no good on talking.

    • carlcid

      Problema, they’re both thinking of sex with the same person. Closet queen yong isa.

  • divictes

    Classic example of something innocent twisted into something kinky. Freud, you there?

  • wawa2172

    Cheap article not worth publishing. Noy is so sick at ang sama na nang ubo niya sa sobrang kaba sa May election for his candidates and sobrang paninigarilyo at sunog na ang kanyang lungs parang beef steak na well done. So di na kaya ni Noy na pag bigyan si Pamela na pakawalan si Mali kapalit nang oh and ah in bed after dinner and talk. Pamela is physically healthy than the president who can finish a round and he is already 50 years old nearing age of impossible dream. Sorry Pamela A, do the shoot and dribble with James Yap than Noy. Kris know James can shoot over the rainbow, three point shootout uninterrupted.

  • titolim

    nag malasakit sila kay mali na pinapakain naman ng tama ngunit sa afirca ilang elepante pinapatay taon taon para lang sa nguso wala naman silang magawa doon, maganda dyan mag tulong tulong nalang ang mga kritiko na mag bigay financial o pagkain vitamins para kay mali, kung ililipat pa yan kung saan saan sigurado na ba na secured si mali at baka sa byahe pa mamatay yan hayop.

  • marionics

    tangina damatans na ito fake pa suso

  • jpastor

    Pano mo paniniwalaan ang isang tao na may concern daw kay Mali e noong kabataan pa niya buinubulatlat ang kepyas niya sa internet.

    Dapat hilingin niya na si PNoy ang i-free from sigarilyo!

  • Guest

    pag ibang gwapo celebrity yan ..tatangapin.un dinner date .di siya tomboy daw tsk tsk tsk

  • carlcid

    Walang chemistry dito. Kasi, Pam Anderson’s fantasies are about seducing hot men. The closet queen’s fantasy is also to seduce those hot men! Magkatalo!

    • Platypus09

      Sounds like you are the one fantasizing what you just descibed…

      Not funny for me…

  • superpilipinas

    he-he-he. i think they have something in common……

    they both like silicon…….he-he-he….one for implantation…..and the other to prevent it..

    but you can also say….they both like condoms.

    i think Pamela should have talked to Kris instead.

    • Platypus09

      Only gays fantasize those things..

      Sorry, not funny…

    • ernievictory

      supercorny. walang natawa…

  • $14334231

    my suggestion to penoy is to invite pamela for dinner here instead, and have it set at the zoo, with mali watching….nothing (no guarantee) will happen between a lisbo and a homo…..unless one of them is bi….or are they both bi????…..

  • sigena

    ayaw ni pamela mga ubuhin na kalbo

  • regd

    I would’t either! Those 2 alien front trunks will CRUSH ME TO PIECES!

  • KpTUL

    There is nothing wrong of being gay. Mr President we support you !

    • carlcid

      I agree that there’s nothing wrong with being gay. But being a closet queen is something else! Dapat lumantad na sya!

  • disqusted0fu

    This is a testament of Pnoy’s celebrity status. If a Hollywood celebrity/pornstar writes you and asks for a dinner date as easy as that, you just know that you are not really viewed as a president of a nation, but more of a celebrity. And Pnoy could perhaps fit well in the entertainment business because all he does is entertain. His straight path would’ve been better in show business than in the government.

    Anyway, if they really want to talk to the President about the freedom of Mali, they should try a Hollywood celebrity actor, not an actress.

  • juanpalpalatoc

    Not her type. She wants somebody macho. masculine, a passionate lover everything Pnoy is not. And she is not his type. Beautiful women do not attract him, unlike Erap or Marcos who had numerous mistresses while in office. This guy is weird, he would rather hang out with vice ganda.

  • buttones

    This issue of Mali has been in the international news for a long time now, and our disgusting treatment of this animal I do hope it does not come down to us having to put Mali to sleep because of our ignorance and stupidity.

    I believe it was last year the guy running Manila Zoo, or some big shot, already sealed the fate of Mali saying she won’t be leaving because they have treated her so badly she is not fit to travel anyway, and not only that she is a ‘cash cow’ and brings in the pennies and if she went they would have nothing for the paying public to gawp at, and he didn’t care what the international community thought about the matter either and it was more a question of economics overriding PETA and its fine ideals and it was money that mattered in the end.

    PH do not have a very good record when it comes to the treatment of animals, [go and chat to a rooster, he’ll say the same thing] we’ve destroyed more wild species than I can even count, eaten most of them.. Even our Human Rights are a bit iffy, never mind animal rights.

    Would a meeting between Ms Anderson and the most influential person on planet earth [excluding astronauts] out of the 7 billion of us make a difference? I doubt it, if Aquino cared at all Mali would have been sent home long ago, she wasn’t, so Aquino clearly does not give a cuss about her fate, nor mine either..

    Maybe Aquino out of courtesy ought to invite Ms Anderson over here so she could Watch over our Bay in Manila for a bit, mind you having said that her in her swimsuit wearing a gas mask takes the glamour out of it doesn’t it….

  • D’ Equalizer

    If Pamela and the Phil., government and the local animal rights group is really serious about Mali – why not find a right place in the countryside where this Elephant can be re-located and add more of the same for breeding purposes. The place can be develope like a mini-safari where people can visist/tour – along. There are vast of government land somewhere in Luzon, Visayas or Mindanao that can utilize for this purpose.

    Private companies – like San Miguel, Meralco, SM, the Ayalas, Etc., can come to the rescue. We can do it – kung mag-tulungan ang bawat isa – for the sake of the country and the young generation of Filipinos.

    If indeed – Alcala will travel abroad just to meet Pamela A. – have it cancelled. Yung budget nya’ sa trip – can be use as seed money for the re-location and building of better place for Mali to live. I for one – is willing to share some…basta totoo lang at walang anomalya. Or how about let’s start “PISO para kay Mali” project.

    It is only a matter addressing the matter seriously and coupled with stern action!

    Hwaaag…puro laway – boka – dadaaaa… sa press!

  • kilabot

    besides mali,
    pamela would also like to verify
    if noykapon did have a sex change operation;
    noykapon obviously wants to avoid answering the question.

  • mekeni62

    ha ha ha!!!

  • pilosopo4

    Pnoy needs some TLC, why not?

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