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Vhong Navarro’s lawyer: Latest rape case cooked up by Lee’s camp

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MANILA, Philippines – The lawyer of celebrity host Vhong Navarro said the latest rape case that surfaced against the actor was cooked up by the camp of Cedric Lee and Deniece Cornejo.

“We’re expecting this pati mga lawyers nila. Mayroon daw silang pasabog,” Atty. Alma Mallonga said in an interview with Inquirer Radio 990 AM on Thursday.

(We’re expecting this, even their lawyers. They say they have an explosive leak.)

“Our understanding is this is going to be the first of other complaints that will be filed,” she added.

Navarro’s lawyer made the statement after a still unidentified woman filed a rape case against the actor before the Pasig city prosecutor’s office on Wednesday.

The alleged rape incident supposedly happened in 2010 and that the woman, who met Navarro through a television show, is now in her mid-20s.

“Lumabas na kung anong gusto nilang ipalabas. (Whatever they make it appear to be). But this is all irrelevant in Vhong’s case. Ito ay paninira, pang-di-distract, siguro pang-delay. (This is a demolition job, a diversion, maybe even a delaying tactic.) Unfortunately for them, we will not be distracted,” Mallonga added.

Navarro was embroiled in a celebrity scandal that fixated public attention when the actor was allegedly beaten up by a group of men that included businessman Cedric Lee in the condominium unit of model Deniece Millet Cornejo in upscale Bonifacio Global City in Taguig in January 22.

Cornejo claimed to be raped by Navarro. Meanwhile, Navarro filed criminal charges against Lee and Cornejo.

The National Bureau of Investigation dismissed the possibility that Navarro raped Cornejo, based on the closed-circuit television video footage.

Originally posted at 5:05 pm | Thursday, February 20, 2014

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  • glycerlean

    yung iyak nung babae, parang iyak din ni deniece cornejo. parang hilaw!

  • Jun_Sabas

    Never liked showbiz but the closed circuit footage is so clear, a freaking case of RAPE is IMPOSSIBLE. Now here comes a new girl who found strength in Deniece’s Rape Lawsuit, OMG… Aware of who Cedric Lee is, I wonder how much money is involved.

  • BCon

    It is still too early to even surmise if this rape case is true or not. BUT, if this is true, then maybe this is the motive behind Cedric/Cornejo et al’s plan to blackmail and extort money from Vhong Navarro.

    Maybe, they got wind of Navarro’s nefarious activities or maybe they personally met Acosta and learned of her plight. They thought, matuturuan na nila ng leksyon ang isang rapist, pagkakakitaan pa nila ito. (For all we know, baka kasama din si Acosta sa hatian ng 2M.)

    This would explain why Bernice and the other so-called “decent” personalities are in this “vigilante” case. This could also be the reason why Navarro initially hesitated to report his mauling to the authorities dahil alam niya na binalikan lang siya ni Acosta.

    Kaya lang nagkaleche-leche ang plano nila Lee/Cornejo, no thanks to the CCTV,

    kasi sabi nga ni lola – “DO NOT TAKE THE LAW INTO YOUR OWN HANDS.”

  • Kandong

    Malamang may magdedemanda sa abogadong ito ng reyp! Ako na lang kaya ang magdedemanda sa kanya kasi minsan natabihan ko ang baklang to… Reyp!

  • sinopakaya

    Dapat mag-rehearse maige ang susunod na isasalang ni Cedric LEE. Masyado naman siya kung insultuhin ang katalinuhan ng madlang pipol. Nakakapag-init ng ulo.

  • sinopakaya

    Gaya na nga ng nasabi ko na, si Roxanne ay isa sa mga alagang kabayo ni Cedric LEE. Supplier si Cedric LEE ng mga kabayo sa mga cabinet members, government officials, police and military officers dahil isang paraan ‘yan para magkaroon siya ng mga koneksiyones sa mga ma-impluensiyang personalidad. Luma at gamit na gamit na ang ganyang istilo. Ewan ko ba kung bakit may mga iilan-ilan pa ring Pilipino na pumapayag magpagamit kay Cedric LEE. PERO tila naiiba na talaga ang ihip ng hangin dahil nilalayuan na nila si Cedric LEE. Desperado ng nga ang mokong dahil ang antot-antot na ng pangalan niya. Kalaboso ‘yan – MARK MY WORD!

  • sinopakaya

    May limang kabayo pa yata ang balak ihain ni Cedric LEE laban kay Vhong ayon na rin sa nauna niyang pahayag. Harinawang mag-rehearse maige ang susunod na kabayo. At konting research naman sana dahil mahirap talaga paniwalaan na ang rapist ay nasa Cavite samantalang ang nire-rape ay nasa Metro Manila. Hindi uubra ‘yang ganyan kwento.

    • CM

      yeah kailangan pa nila talagang mag rehearse at magresearch at kumuha ng credible victim. yon hindi naman sana wasak ang puri, magaling umarte at magresearch ng tama about V.

      cguro kailangan ng kumuha ng isang production ni C para talagang tunay na Indi movies ang dating. LOL.

  • dia villa

    Just a thought:

    I know that there are many problems in the Philippines right now but, I am very interested about Vhong Navarro’s case. It made me think that some old powerful people in the Philippines still think that they still can manipulate the justice system (they might be able still, but for goodness sake they should be clever about it. They reacted like kids).

    What a stupid thing to say to a woman who “allegedly just got raped” (Cedric Lee teased Denise Cornejo (the “victim”) with matching kisses and) said “because you are DELICIOUS TO RAPE” what an idiot!?. The woman (Denise) responded with giggle!

    Attorney Raymund Fortun advised them, not to say anything without their lawyers consent because according to him “the more you talk the more mistakes you say”

    it just saddens me that the camp of Denise and Cedric keep on yapping and digging their own grave. If they only followed Attorney Fortun’s advice they will have a better chances to be heard. Of course they will never get away with the crime that they committed.

    And this new alleged new rape victim of Vhong Navarro, she said she was raped by Navarro on April 24, 2010 (night) but? how can Navarro raped her? that Navarro was a guest of a concert on that said night and there was a youtube video evidences and people statements to proved it.

    This case reminds me of that William Roche (Coronation Street Actor, UK). Because of this rape commotions, some women just throw untrue allegations and destroys people’s reputations.

    In my opinion Denise and Cedric and company, have to prepare themselves for their trip to jail and if ever Vhong Navarro prove to be a rapist? then they all going to their “Condo” but this time they are 34 more people inside” the condo” (prison room).

    I am very proud to those people who are not scared to tell the story of injustice, but make sure that you are back with solid evidence before anything else. Because if it is not? then It is like the hit US TV reality show ” THE WORLD’S DUMBEST CRIMINALS COUGHT ON CAMERA”. Cedric just a bit reckless of all his statements and he sounds like a SMUG and above the law.

    Hope that whatever the outcome of this investigation, the truth will prevail and our Philippine justice system will start clearing their name so that they can gain their respect back. Mabuhay!

  • manfrommanila

    Naging spaghetti na ang mga amazing stories ni Cedric at Deniece…hahaha!



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