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Janine Gutierrez, Enchong Dee, fellow celebs pay tribute to Noynoy Aquino

/ 01:17 PM June 24, 2021
Janine Gutierrez, PNoy, Enchong Dee

Janine Gutierrez, former president Noynoy Aquino and Enchong Dee. Images: Instagram/@janinegutierrez, Facebook/Noynoy Aquino, Instagram/@mr_enchongdee

Janine Gutierrez, Enchong Dee and fellow celebrities have paid tribute to former president Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, who passed away earlier today, June 24.

“Salamat sa lahat ng serbisyo sa bayan, [respeto sa konstitusyon] ng Pilipinas, at [respeto] sa kapwa Pilipino. Rest in Peace President Noy,” Dee said in a Twitter post, also today. (Thank you for your service to the country, respect of the Philippine Constitution and respect for your fellow Filipinos. Rest in peace, President Noy.)

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Gutierrez, meanwhile, expressed her gratitude to Aquino for his service as the country’s former president.

“Rest in Peace, President Noynoy. Thank you for your service,” she stated in a Twitter post on the same day.

Megastar Sharon Cuneta was also among the actors who honored Aquino, through an Instagram post also today. She addressed Aquino’s family as she displayed a poster that bannered the words “Despite our colors, let our powers unite.”

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“Deepest condolences to PNoy’s family on his passing. May God hold you all tightly in his arms as you go through this difficult time,” she stated.

Singer Ogie Alcasid also paid his respects to Aquino, saying today was a “sad day.” He then extended his condolences to the former president’s family.

“Paalam, sir Pnoy. Paalam. Lubos na pakikiramay sa iyong mga mahal sa buhay — Kumareng Kris, Ballsy, Pinky at Viel at sa buong angkang Cojuangco-Aquino. Napakalungkot na araw,” he said on his Instagram page today.

(Goodbye, sir Pnoy. Our deepest condolences to your loved ones — Kris, Ballsy, Pinky and Viel, and the entire Cojuangco-Aquino family. It is a very sad day.

Alcasid’s message to Aquino’s family comes with a photo of a yellow ribbon, a symbol that was often used throughout Aquino’s political career.

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Several more celebrities have likewise honored Aquino including comedian Pokwang, singer Jim Paredes, actor Jake Cuenca and broadcaster Ces Drilon, among others.

Aquino died at 4:30 a.m. today at the Capitol Medical Center in Quezon City, as per the former Cabinet official Danny Gozo. Aquino served as the country’s 15th president, from 2010 to 2016. He is the only son of former president Corazon Aquino and senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino. JB

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