Ogie Diaz proud dad as daughter graduates from high school despite bullying experience | Inquirer Entertainment

Ogie Diaz proud dad as daughter graduates from high school despite bullying experience

/ 12:26 PM August 22, 2022
Ogie Diaz

Ogie Diaz and his daughter Erin. Image: Facebook/Ogie Diaz

Ogie Diaz could not help but express his happiness and pride as his eldest daughter Erin graduated from senior high school, despite stopping her studies in 2019 due to bullying.

The comedian-talent manager gave a glimpse of Erin’s graduation and recounted her journey before she achieved the milestone, as seen on his Facebook page last Saturday, Aug. 20.

ADVERTISEMENT

“Nung huminto siya nung 2019 sa senior high, pinagbigyan ko, dahil na-bully at nabagot siya,” Diaz said. “Nung siya mismo ang nakaisip na gusto na niyang mag-aral uli, sabi ko, ‘O, usapan natin this time, ha? Pag huminto ka na naman, ibabawas ko sa savings mo ang ipinambayad ko ng tuition fee mo ha?”’

(I let her stop from schooling in 2019 because she got bullied and got bored. When she decided to return to school, I told her, “Well, this is our deal this time: if you decide to stop from studying again, I will deduct from your savings the tuition fee I paid.”)

FEATURED STORIES

Diaz also commended Erin as he witnessed how she worked hard to finish high school. He then asked her to do the same now that she will be taking culinary arts in college.

“Basta, ‘nak, pagbutihin mo. Wala naman kaming hangad ng mama mo kundi ang magandang future niyong magkakapatid,” he addressed his daughter.

(Just do your best, my child. I and your mother want nothing but a good future for you and your siblings.)

“And I always say this to all my daughters: mas magandang may tinapos kayo para pagdating ng araw na iwan kayo ng mga asawa niyo (prangkahan na), di kayo pwedeng pagmalakihan, dahil may natapos kayo at kaya n’yong magtrabaho, dahil may alam kayo,” he added.

(And I always say this to all my daughters: “It is better to finish your studies so should a time come that your partner leaves you (frankly speaking), they would not belittle you because you have a degree, and you can work because you have the skills.)

While he did not specify why his daughter Erin got bullied, Diaz has earlier disclosed that no one from his children came to him “sad” or “crying” because they got bullied over their father being gay.

ADVERTISEMENT

Aside from Erin, Diaz has four more daughters with his wife Georgette del Rosario, who he has been with for about 22 years. JB

RELATED STORIES:

Ogie Diaz on critics of him being a gay dad: ‘Sila ang may problema’

Ogie Diaz on Marcoleta’s claim ABS-CBN, TV5 deal violates law: ‘Ikaw sasagip ng mawawalan ng trabaho?’

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Bullying, celebrity fathers, comedians, Graduation, Ogie Diaz
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our entertainment news

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2023 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.