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MTRCB asks ‘Asap’ reps to undergo gender-sensitivity seminar

Anne Curtis’ wet-look birthday performance on “ASAP 18”. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Anne Curtis Facebook fan page

MANILA, Philippines—Representatives of “Asap 18,” ABS-CBN’s Sunday noontime variety show, attended a gender sensitivity inquiry on Tuesday, MTRCB chair Eugenio Villareal told the INQUIRER.

MTRCB stands for Movie Television Ratings and Classification Board.

“The meeting went smoothly,” Villareal said.

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He added the board asked the network to present a written procedure for wardrobe (no later than March 11), the appointment of gender sensitivity point person (aside from a decorum officer) and for “Asap” representatives to undergo a gender-sensitivity seminar.

The inquiry stemmed from the February 24 episode of “Asap 18,” which featured actress Anne Curtis wearing a “provocative” gown in a wet-look production number.

Laurenti Dyogi, head of TV programming led the ABS-CBN representatives while MTRCB board member Noel del Prado chaired the ad-hoc committee.

TAGS: Anne Curtis, ASAP, MTRCB, “Asap 18, ” gender-sensitivity seminar
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