Dionne Monsanto claps back at ‘move on’ comments to ABS-CBN workers

/ 11:55 AM July 16, 2020
Dionne Monsanto

Dionne Monsanto (Image: Facebook/@dionne.monsanto)

Actress Dionne Monsanto took a jab at critics of ABS-CBN after it was denied a franchise by Congress. Without a franchise renewal, thousands of jobs under the network remain up in the air.

Monsanto shared her thoughts on Facebook Tuesday, July 14.


“‘Move on [na lang] kayo.’”

“Luh… Ilang taon ang ginugol namin sa trabaho at art namin na nagpaligaya at bumuhay samin ng maraming taon.”


(“Just move on.” Wow… We spent how many years at work and in our art which brought joy and kept us surviving for many years.)

“Ikaw nga di makamove on sa ex mong 3 months lang kayo na inutangan ka na nga, ilang beses ka pang niloko,” the “General’s Daughter” actress shot back.

(You can’t even move on from your ex of 3 months who owes you money and who cheated on you a number of times.)

“Move on nalang kayo.” Luh… Ilang taon ang ginugol namin sa trabaho at art namin na nagpaligaya at bumuhay samin ng…

Posted by Dionne Monsanto on Monday, July 13, 2020

Her post came after presidential spokesperson Harry Roque reacted on Monday, July 13, to the House of Representatives’ decision on the media giant’s franchise renewal.


“Tapos na po ang boksing (Fight is over)… Let’s move on,” he said in a Palace briefing.

ABS-CBN announced yesterday that since it still had no franchise to operate, it will have to begin retrenching workers by the end of August.  /ra


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