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MTRCB summons ‘Till I Met You’ execs over ‘daring love scene’

/ 11:27 AM November 03, 2016

The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) has called the executives of the ABS-CBN primetime soap opera “Till I Met You” for an urgent conference over a supposedly “daring” love scene and episodes tagged as having “sexually teasing” content.

Citing feedback from social and conventional media, MTRCB chairperson Eugenio Villareal invited directors Antoinette Jadaone and Andoy Ranay, executive producer Arnel Nacario, and writer Shugo Praico for a conference on Nov. 10 regarding the show’s Oct. 25, 26, 27, and 28 episodes.

“The 25 October 2016 episode includes a purportedly daring lovemaking scene inside a motor vehicle, which some audiences found to be unfit for television (despite its ‘SPG’ advisory). As regards the 26 October 2016 episode, we received feedback as to the casual use of the words ‘sex lang yan’ without reference to, or in disregard of, the institution of marriage,” Villareal wrote in a letter released on Wednesday evening.

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The chairman was referring to the sex scene between lead actors James Reid and Nadine Lustre that aired on Oct. 25.

“The 27 and 28 October 2016 episodes, upon the other hand, contain allegedly ‘sexually teasing’ as well as more outrightly sexually charged bath-related scenes (bearing only a ‘PG’ Parental Guidance advisory) –both of which were found by some audiences as inappropriate for television,” Villareal added.

The conference is scheduled on Nov. 10, 2 p.m., at the MTRCB Adjudication Room in Quezon City. YG/CDG

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