MTRCB asks ‘Asap’ reps to undergo gender-sensitivity seminar


Anne Curtis’ wet-look birthday performance on “ASAP 18”. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Anne Curtis Facebook fan page

MANILA, Philippines—Representatives of “Asap 18,” ABS-CBN’s Sunday noontime variety show, attended a gender sensitivity inquiry on Tuesday, MTRCB chair Eugenio Villareal told the INQUIRER.

MTRCB stands for Movie Television Ratings and Classification Board.

“The meeting went smoothly,” Villareal said.

He added the board asked the network to present a written procedure for wardrobe (no later than March 11), the appointment of gender sensitivity point person (aside from a decorum officer) and for “Asap” representatives to undergo a gender-sensitivity seminar.

The inquiry stemmed from the February 24 episode of “Asap 18,” which featured actress Anne Curtis wearing a “provocative” gown in a wet-look production number.

Laurenti Dyogi, head of TV programming led the ABS-CBN representatives while MTRCB board member Noel del Prado chaired the ad-hoc committee.

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  • playamoth

    MTRCB themselves needs to undergo their own seminar on “How Not To Get Manipulated By a Few to Suit Their Own Agenda.”   I did not see anything wrong with Anne Curtis’ number other than the danger of her getting electrocuted.  That should be the concern.  The sad thing here is the religious side of this debate is probably praying for that scene to occur so they can claim it is Gods will.  These people believe in their sick minds that they are the voice of God. 

    • bluestar

      sa mga taga mtrcb…. i tape nyo na lang panuorin privately … i lock nyo ang pinto… 

  • chitetskoy

    all of them must undergo seminar on “How To Make Television More Child And Family Friendly”. for the sake of ratings and money all the shows today are crap and in afternoon sensitive shows are being aired when they should supposedly air children’s shows. make MTRCB strict and must amend the rules to allow SPG programs to air only from 10pm to 6am. 

    remember one true-to-life show which is being aired during afternoon… last Christmas vacation all they feature are those kids with ruined lives… they must have aired lives of children which may serve as inspiration to other children like the life of streetboy-turned-charity-worker Kesz Valdez.

    • ruby balbino

      your idea is same mine. sana wala ng mga sexy picture kasi mga bata nanood kahit late nigth na mga bata gusto parin manood. papano mo ipapaliwanag sa mga bata ang ginagawa nila kris aquino at robin padilla na nag sesex sa kanilang honey moon.di kuna nakita ang kasunod kasi pinatay ko na ang tv.. isang kapatid ng presidente may anak  at matalino bakit pumapayag pang ginogood time ng mga dericto. r si angelika at piolo pascual ang laswa ang mga pinaggagawa.parang wala naman ginawa ni john loyd na ganon. at si ai ai niladlad na niya ang boobs nya sa got talent. sana ang abs pangpamilya lang i cut na nila ang mga malaswa. biruin mo mga bata gingaya ang nakikita sa tv. pupunta sa cr ag maghuhubaran sila. papano mga pare at madre nanood din .kaya marming minor di idad na nangre rape dahil sa mga napa[panood.
      ang quality naman ng estorya ang pinapanood hindi yong nagpapakita ng laman

  • joerizal

    Kung si Pokwang kaya ang nag-perform at nagdamit ng tulad ni Anne, sisitahin kaya ito ng MTRCB? Tingin ko hindi.

    • ruby balbino

      bakit naman hindi sisitain kung kita na ang private part nya.

      • Mikay Canoy

         hindi nmn nakita ung private part nya,napanood ko yun…yung sexy legs lang nya..ang sinasabi lng naman  ni joerizal;  kung c pokwang ba ang gagawa nun sisitain ba xa..duhhh

  • goavan

    i think anne did a good job but asap is a noontime show so parang hindi appropriate…puedeng puede sa mga clubs yon

  • hustlergalore

    hindi ba mag-undergo si anne curtis ng voice lesson, seminar?
    mas kahindik-hindik ang boses niya!

    ang mga bingi siempre sasabihin good job! LOL

  • Mikay Canoy

    buti nalang maganda at hot siya

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