Kim Chiu’s viral dance video has no violations, MMDA agrees
Kim Chiu and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) have now cleared things up with regards to accusations that the actress filmed a short dance video along Edsa.
MMDA general manager Jojo Garcia accepted Chiu’s defense during a brief online meeting last Thursday morning, June 4, according to Star Magic.
“Kim initiated the meeting where she explained that the controversial video was not taken along Edsa but in a parking lot adjacent to a road,” Star Magic said in a statement via Facebook on the same day.
“Kim also clarified that the car is not moving when the 5-seconder video was taken,” it read.
Star Magic said Garcia has since accepted Chiu’s explanation and “although she did not commit any traffic violation,” the MMDA general manager reminded the actress to “always strictly adhere to traffic rules and regulations.”
Chiu also previously called out those spreading misinformation that she danced to her song “Bawal Lumabas” during a traffic jam along Edsa, telling them that the “enemy” is COVID-19 and not other people.
“Thank you for supporting the shirt for a cause and sa nagpapakalat ng fake news na sa Edsa ako sumayaw, hello?!!! Okay ka lang??? Bakit ako [sasayaw] sa gitna ng Edsa. Takot ko lang. DYOS KO. Please stop spreading FAKE NEWS,” Chiu said on Instagram on June 3.
(Thank you for supporting the shirt for a cause and to those spreading fake news that I danced along Edsa, hello?! Are you okay? Why would I dance in the middle of Edsa. Only to my fear, my goodness! Please stop spreading fake news!)
Chiu has been selling “Bawal Lumabas”-inspired merchandise to raise funds and provide food to families in need amid the pandemic-induced quarantine. /ra
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