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Tim Yap bashed for ‘stereotyping’ tweet on candidates of Bb. Pilipinas 2017

By: - Entertainment Correspondent
/ 02:28 PM May 01, 2017

Netizens bashed TV host and celebrity Tim Yap for his supposedly tactless comments on the Binibining Pilipinas 2017 candidates.

Just like everybody who was glued to their TV sets, anxiously anticipating who the new winners will be, Yap expressed his fearless opinions which seemed to have drawn ire from some in the online community.

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The social stir started when he noted that “some of the girls don’t look like they come from the provinces they represent.”

Image: Screen grab of Tim Yap's Twitter post

Image: Screen grab of Tim Yap’s Twitter post

Netizen’s struck back at Yap with sarcasm, questioning Yap whether a candidate should look like the stereotypical things any certain province is known for.

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Image: Netizen's reply to Tim Yap's tweet

Image: Netizen’s reply to Tim Yap’s tweet

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Image: Netizen’s reply to Tim Yap’s tweet

Image: Netizen's reply to Tim Yap's tweet

Image: Netizen’s reply to Tim Yap’s tweet

Image: Netizen's reply to Tim Yap's tweet

Image: Netizen’s reply to Tim Yap’s tweet

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Image: Netizen’s reply to Tim Yap’s tweet

Image: Netizen's reply to Tim Yap's tweet

Image: Netizen’s reply to Tim Yap’s tweet

The celebrity then apologized for his remark: “I didn’t mean it that way. I am sorry for whoever I offended with my tweet. I think everyone is beautiful no matter where they’re from.”

Image: Tim Yap's Twitter post

Image: Tim Yap’s Twitter post

In another tweet, the TV host was again ridiculed when he compared the candidates to controversial blogger and former sexy star Mocha Uson.

Image: Tim Yap's Twitter post

Image: Tim Yap’s Twitter post

Netizens once again lashed back at Yap.

Image: Netizens' replies to Tim Yap's Twitter post

Image: Netizens’ replies to Tim Yap’s Twitter post

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Image: Netizens’ replies to Tim Yap’s Twitter post

Yap then clarified that he is not at all bashing the ladies and he also would want to see who shall be the next queens.

Image: Twitter exchanges between Tim Yap and a netizen

Image: Twitter exchanges between Tim Yap and a netizen

As there were bashers, there were also some who lifted him up.

Image: Netizens' comment on Tim Yap's tweet

Image: Netizens’ comment on Tim Yap’s tweet

Image: Netizen's comment on Tim Yap's Twitter account

Image: Netizen’s comment on Tim Yap’s Twitter account

The Binibining Pilipinas 2017 beauty pageant was held last night, April 30, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, where a new roster of queens were crowned to compete for the next rounds of international beauty contests. Here’s a quick look at who the winners are and the competitions they’ll go to:

  • Miss Universe Philippines 2017: #19 Rachel Peters
  • Bb. Pilipinas International 2017: #15 Mariel de Leon
  • Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental 2017: #31 Katarina Rodriguez
  • Bb. Pilipinas Globe 2017: #18 Nelda Ibe
  • Bb. Pilipinas Grand International 2017: #39 Elizabeth Durado Clenci
  • Bb. Pilipinas Supranational 2017: #22 Chanel Olive Thomas

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