Sharon refutes Duterte’s claim she wants to kick out Kiko
MANILA, Philippines — Megastar Sharon Cuneta on Sunday refuted President Rodrigo Duterte’s claim that she wanted her husband, opposition Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan out of their house.
“I just spent the whole day with Kiko, Miel, Miguel, ZsaZsa and Conrad in our farm, so this piece of news sent by Kakie (Frankie) kinda shocked me!” she said in her Facebook page.
“I dunno if it’s true that the President, my ‘Tatay,‘ really said this, and I haven’t been able to see or speak to him since before my brother’s campaign for Mayor! So I don’t know where this is coming from, honestly,” she added.
The singer-actress said her fans would hear directly from her if ever she and the senator would separate.
She also said she did not think anyone would expect this kind of announcement from the President himself.
“Tatay likes to joke sometimes, as you all know, because Kiko’s in the opposition. He has joked a few times against Kiko and about me in the past! Please rest assured that all is fine with my family,” said Sharon.
“My stress comes from other people and things, but right now my family and marriage have never been happier! God bless you all! Love you guys,” she said.
Duterte made the claim on Saturday in Caloocan City to commemorate the 156th birth anniversary of Andres Bonifacio.
He even offered to resign if it could be proven that he was lying.
In the same speech, he was criticizing Pangilinan for authoring the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006 which exempts those below 15 years of age from criminal liability.
“Pinapaalis na nga ng asawa niya (Pangilinan) sa bahay niya, ayaw kay wala ibang matirahan. Totoo. Tanungin mo. At kung sabihin mo nagsisinungaling ako, I will resign. Ang sinasabi ko totoo ‘yan,” the President said.
[His wife wants him out of their home. It’s true. Ask him. If I am lying, I will resign. I am saying it’s true.]
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