Is Paolo Ballesteros suspended from ‘Eat Bulaga’?
Fans and netizens have expressed concern over the absence of “Eat Bulaga” mainstay Paolo Ballesteros during the past episodes of the longest-running noontime show in the country.
Ballesteros’ absence from the show has fueled rumors that he has been suspended.
A Bandera report said that netizens have speculated that the possible cause of suspension of the host was his series of Facebook posts where he vented against the production staff who he claimed did not take care of him in a hosting stint.
“UHM EXCUSE ME MGA MAGAGALING NA PRODUCTION, ANDITO NA HO ANG MGA MAIN HOSTS NINYO SA HOTEL. WALA MAN LANG TAO DITO NA MAGAASIKASO SAMEN AT KAME PA MISMONG MGA MAIN HOSTS ANG MAGAAYOS NG KWARTO NAMEN? HINIHINGAN PA KAMI NG ID NG HOTEL.
(Excuse me, production people, your main hosts are already in the hotel. There’s no one here to take care of our needs and we even had to fix our own bed. The hotel even asked for our IDs.)
“E total hanggang ngayon wala pa ring nagsasabe sa amen kung anong magaganap, pati mga makeup artist namen at wardrobe andito na sa room lahat kame CLUELESS, at wala atang may alam sa inyo kung ano ang magaganap, oorder nako ng redhorse at iinom nalang ako sa kwarto ko ok. Wag nyo kong IISTORBOHIN. Bow. Shot na,” Ballesteros posted on his Facebook account.
(Because until now, we have not been briefed what would happen, even our makeup artist and wardrobe stylist in the room are clueless, and because you also seem not to know anything, I will just order beer and drink in my room. Do not disturb me.)
The Bandera reported that Ballesteros was supposed to host one of the events of the Ad Summit Pilipinas 2016 which was held at Subic Bay Freeport Zone last March 9 to 12.
He did not appear as a host during the March 10 dinner which was supposed to be produced by TAPE Inc.
In a text message sent to Bandera, Malou Choa Fagar of TAPE Inc. kept mum about Ballesteros’ alleged suspension.
“It is an internal matter and like all other internal matters, it is our company’s policy not to discuss it in public,” she said. AJH/IDL
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