Pacquiao mocked as his official IG account comments on 22-year-old woman’s livestream
Senator Manny Pacquiao caught netizens’ attention when he left comments on the livestream of Arzaylea Rodriguez, a 22-year-old American who counts the likes of Kylie Jenner as friends.
Twitter users took screencaps of Rodriguez’s Instagram livestream where the boxer’s verified account is seen to have commented “Hello!” and “Where are you from?”
While Pacquiao’s account may be managed by a team, it didn’t stop netizens finding amusement at the prospect of the 38-year-old politician taking interest in an Instagram blogger.
The senator’s fidelity was put into question:
Others weren’t even surprised:
Some mused that it was simply an innocent exchange:
And one noted that at least he was present for a live chat; as a House representative, Pacquiao has been remarkable for his absenteeism:
If it were really Pacquiao himself, a netizen pointed out the irony in his being homophobic and showing interest in a woman nearly half his age:
Still, another said he should’ve gone for subtlety and just send the girl direct messages:
Perhaps the senator can squeeze in some social media 101 between trainings and hearings. JB
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