JLo fails to impress Santiago


Jennifer Lopez (right) gives a spellbinding performance before a cheering crowd at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City Monday. But Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago (left, file photo) is not impressed. POCHOLO CONCEPCION/INQUIRER ENTERTAINMENT

MANILA, Philippines—It was a high energy performance that thrilled thousands of cheering fans at the Mall of Asia in Pasay Monday night.

Jennifer Lopez made sure it was a night to remember.

But Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, who was in the crowd as the 43-year-old Hollywood celebrity sang and danced the night away, wasn’t impressed.

“Let me just say I was not impressed,” Santiago  told reporters on Tuesday.

“I was shocked beyond belief at the attack, the  assault on my ears,”  she said of the concert. “It was so loud, and there were so many  people. They turned themselves into a frenzy.”

“Actually they were worshipping  at the foot of someone who’s  no longer human. She morphed into a digital idol. That was my experience last night,” the sharp-tongued senator said.

A lover of classical music, opera and  ballet, Santiago said she only watched the concert “for exposure, total  immersion.”

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  • bgcorg

    The maverick Miriam gets publicity everytime she opens her mouth.  Giving space to her comments here however is in poor taste.  She is in the wrong place, judging from her comments, though.  She is only making herself odious to others.

  • Ferdinand Kintanar Roa

    nanood pa!…

  • Michelle Martin

    She is obviously being sarcastic. hahaha

  • Noel

    Ever critic that she is, Miriam always speaks her mind.  But she should not be there in the first place if she hates noise and fans’ cries.

    • drifter

       Hehehe. You should know what immersion and exposure means.

    • jeffrey_01

      just for curiosity sakes.  if you dont like the food you just consumed, you just puke in silent? 

  • jeffrey_01

    You ask and you got an honest reply.  Not everybody can handle ‘hot’ tamale.

  • tgtercero

    As usual, Miriam wants to be different.  She wants to stick out…… a sore thumb!!!!

  • alfredo

    How cute. At least she still has the desire to explore things. :)

  • john mark santos

    Although you are entitled to  your own opinion, please try to respect others
    Next time you go to a concert make sure you are a die hard fan to enjoy it.

    Wag mo nang ipilit sarili mo lalo na kung di naman bagay sayo dahil di ka naman pinilit manood.

  • Pogi

    Santiago you’re in a wrong place and wrong time. Next time when you go to a concert try to listen first their songs before deciding to watch the concert you “NOROM”

  • Perry Utanis

    Smirk and corky to one Miriam exagerated gesture acting like a cry baby?.  and one second  sexy JLo haha..Thats no way to talk or just a terrible emotion!.. 

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