Pokwang berated former “Pinoy Big Brother” housemate and vlogger Baninay Bautista
It is for stirring panic over an announcement on video that she was positive for C0’VID-19.
Bautista disclosed in a YouTube video posted Tuesday, August 18, that she, along with her boyfriend and other family members tested positive for C0’VID-19.
The video, which has the title “I tested positive,” already garnered more than 1 million views
But reacting in a series of tweets on Wednesday, Pokwang called Bautista out for supposedly sharing the video to garner “views” and “money” as she had already tested negative on August 2.
“Hoy Baninay wag mong pagkaperahan yang clickbait mo para lang dumami views mo! negative kana diba last aug.2?? july 21 ka nagkasakit tapos aug.2 ok kana negative kana!” Pokwang said.
“Aug.16 naglaro ka samin nagpanic kmi kanina dahil di mo sinabi sa vlog mo na late upload nayan! pa trending ka!” she went on.
The comedienne also could not contain her emotion as she pointed out that content creators must be responsible enough especially in these trying times.
Hindi mo alam ang panic na ginawa mo samin Baninay! May anak ako at nanay na 80yrs old! Sana sinabi mo agad sa vlog mo na nag negative kana last aug.2 dahil aug.16 nag guest ka sa gameshow! Hindi mo alam pakiramdam ng isang ina na sobrang nag aalala sa ganitong pandemic!”
Meanwhile, Bautista’s boyfriend Bont Oropel came to the vlogger’s defense, explaining to Pokwang they were not able to edit and share the video immediately since they were mourning the loss of his father.
Oropel also acknowledged they were still having a hard time coping with “discrimination” and later on apologized for the delay in the uploading of the video.
Bautista, for her part, said she does not tolerate any kind of discrimination, hence the delay in uploading the video.