GMA headwriter Suzette Doctolero dismisses Ogie Diaz’s criticism as irrelevant
Comedian-actor-talent manager Ogie Diaz of ABS-CBN took to Facebook yesterday to call out GMA headwriter Suzette Doctolero for her “constant faultfinding” in ABS-CBN’s shows.
It can be remembered that Diaz shared a netizen’s video of a scene in “Kambal Karibal”, an ABS-CBN show Doctolero is creative consultant of, showing a nurse giving CPR to actress Carmina Villaroel in an unrealistic way. The video has apparently been deleted by the netizen as of today.
“Walang ipinagkaiba yan sa ‘bago pumuna sa uling ng iba, humarap muna sa salamin, baka meron ka ding uling sa mukha,'” Diaz was quoted as saying yesterday.
“Kaya gusto kong sabihin dito kay Suzette Doctolero na madalas pumuna sa show ng abs-cbn habang siya’y writer ng gma-7, nobody’s perfect, atih. Kung busy ka sa pagpuna sa bakuran ng kapitbahay, hindi mo talaga makikita ang mali sa sarili mong bahay,” said Diaz.
Doctolero, however, did not back down from the calling out as she took to her own Facebook account to defend the CPR scene in the show. “Wala pong cultural misappropriation at walang naganap na pambababoy sa ating cultural identities dito sa maling cpr ni ateng talent nurse…,” Doctolero wrote.
“Kung ganito kababaw ang gustong argumento, pwede ko ring ibato ang marami ding directorial booboos na naganap dyan pero no, di ko gustong puntahan ang level na iyan lalo’t alam kong halos 24 oras na nagtatrabaho ang production people ng lahat ng network so hindi maiaalis na magkaroon talaga ng ganyang palpak sa kahit saang show, sa kahit saang channel.”
Doctolero did not name any names, but she wrote that people should not use this to deflect the issue at hand. “Mas ok na sa akin na palpak ang cpr ni ateng nurse kaysa gawing katatawanan ang kultura,” Doctolero continued, seemingly alluding to the depiction of the babaylan in “Bagani”, which she slammed last month.
“Ayusin ang argumento bago sumabak sa gyera. Isip pa. Huwag shallow and petty. Huwag ding masyadong butthurt sa puna ko lalo at pinupuri ko at ene endorso sa aking fb page ang magagandang pelikulang inilalabas ninyo so wala akong pake sa network war. Stand ko ito as a Filipino.” /ra
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