Deputy executor director of Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Arnell Ignacio expressed his support to actor Aga Mulach after the latter publicly criticized Senator Antonio Trillanes IV during an interview.
Mulach who’s promoting his movie with actress Bea Alonzo during that time asked Sen. Trillanes to stop criticizing the current administration led by President Rodrigo Duterte.
The statement of Mulach became controversial and made the supporters of the opposition to raise their eyebrows. Some of them even called to boycott the upcoming movie of Mulach for criticizing the Senator.
To counter the boycott, several supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte including Ignacio said that he’s planning to offer free tickets to his followers on Facebook.
“Kelan ba opening nung pelikula nila aga at bea..at mag iisponsor ako ng tickets . Full support everyone,” Ignacio wrote on Facebook Saturday.
Another Pro-Duterte Krizette Laureta Chu also raised funds to offer 100 tickets to her followers for free.
“GIVING AWAY 100 TICKETS TO Aga Muhlach’s movie TODAY. And by tickets, I mean money to buy tickets. May mga pledges na ako enough for 100 tickets. Uy ha, sa ibang nag pledge pa lang, totoo yan ha baka ako mag abono. There will be 50 winners of 2 tickets each.” Chu wrote on her Facebook post.
Former Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson also expressed her support to Mulach and used her blog to promote the movie of the actor.
“Ang mga dilawan ay nangampanya na wag daw panuorin ang pelikula ni Aga. Kahit wala naman siyang sinabing masama kay Trillanes at sinabi lang naman niya na tumulong nalang sana sa ating bayan. Ipinapakita lang ng mga dilawan na ang kanilang hangarin lamang ay masira ang ating bayan.” Uson said.
“Nanawagan pa ang iba na i-boycott daw ang pelikula nila ni Bea Alonzo na FIRST LOVE. Kaya ako po ay nananawagan na suportahan natin ang pelikula nila ni AGA MUHLACH. Dahil para sa akin maganda ang kanyang sinabi na tulungan nalang natin ang ating gobyerno.” she added.
Some OFWs also vowed to treat their families in the Philippines to watch the movie of Mulach.
“I well send money for my 20 relatives to watch the movie even I’m in Abroad,” Norhan Abdulla said.
“I will let all my family members to watch this movie ‘first love’. Sagot ko ang movie pass nila,” Ted Alt commented.
As of writing, Mulach is not yet releasing a statement on the calls to boycott his movie.