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Pacquiao denies malice in commenting to 22-year-old’s Instagram live video

/ 02:41 PM September 27, 2017

Senator Manny Pacquiao has admitted that he was the one who commented on the Instagram livestream of a 22-year-old Arzaylea Rodriguez.

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Pacquiao, 38, said there was no malice in his messages, which went viral after some followers of Arzaylea took a screen capture of Pacquiao’s comments.

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“Ako ‘yan. Actually pag-open ko ng Instagram nakita ko live so pinindot ko. Nakita niya Manny Pacquiao joined live so nag-hello siya,” Pacquiao said.

(Yes, it was me. When I opened Instagram, I saw she was live, so I clicked. She saw Manny Pacquiao joined live, so she said hello.)

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Pacquiao explained that it was Rodriguez who first asked him a question when he joined the former’s Instagram livestream.

He said a portion of their exchange of messages was not captured in the screenshot.

“Tapos tinanong niya ako ‘Are you in the Philippines?’ Kaya sabi ko ‘Where are you from?’” Pacquiao said.

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(She asked me, “Are you in the Philippines?” That’s why I asked, “Where are you from?”)

“Lahat naman pwedeng makipagusap sa amin wala namang malisya doon (Everyone can talk to us, there’s no malice in that),” he said. /idl

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