MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Imee Marcos on Saturday defended her brother, former Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr., towards the tag #MarcosDuwag that has been spreading on-line as a result of the presidential candidate refused to attend debates and interviews.
“I’m irritated on the hashtag ‘Marcos duwag.’ My brother is just not a coward. And in my view, he can simply reply [the debate question]. Yun pa,” Imee mentioned, talking in Filipino, in an interview over AM radio station DWIZ.
“On my half, [I know] my brother is delicate. He’s variety. So he will get damage when he’s being criticized,” she added.
Imee additionally famous that different candidates could gang up towards her brother.
“As everyone knows, while you take that lead, they could gang up on my brother. So he suggested to not [attend],” she mentioned.
Marcos skipped the interviews organized by Jessica Soho, AM radio DZBB, and the KBP’s presidential discussion board. He additionally skipped the CNN Philippines interview.
Nonetheless, he attended the debates organized by SMNI and the interviews hosted by Korina Sanchez, Boy Abunda, and AM radio DZRH.
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