Fans send Bianca Manalo well-wishes after surviving capsized speedboat
Supporters of actress/beauty queen Bianca Manalo flooded her social account with well-wishes after she was reported to be among the survivors of a speedboat that capsized in Antique.
Another celebrity who survived is actress Ehra Madrigal. They were among those rescued after the incident happened while they were on their way to an island in Calusi town on Thursday morning.
Her crew included Madrigal, Madrigal’s husband Tom Yeung and Pandan town Mayor Jonathan Tan. They all survived the incident.
Tan’s bodyguard and relative, identified as Bennie Dable, 50, perished in the incident. He was pronounced dead on arrival.
According to reports, the speedboat was supposed to bring the group to Mararison Island, a popular destination in Antique when they were hit by strong waves.
Manalo appears in top-rating Kapamilya action series “Ang Probinsyano.” She represented the Philippines in the Miss Universe pageant in 2009. Thereafter, she became active in showbiz.