Buboy Villar received criticisms on social media after his post on May 31, 2023, sharing his reaction to the resignation of former Eat Bulaga hosts Tito Sotto, Vic Sotto, and Joey de Leon went viral on social media.
In a Facebook post, Buboy can be seen expressing his sadness over the decision of TVJ and other Eat Bulaga hosts to leave the show.
“Eat Bulaga. Nakakalungkot man pero fighting! Sobrang salamat sa saya ninyo forever kayo sakin,” Buboy said.
However, the actor received criticism from netizens because 4 days after, he decided to become one of the replacement host of Eat Bulaga.
“Kahit kailan di nyo sila mapapantayan kaya ikaw Buboy Villar habang Maaga pa mag resign kana kesa mapahiya Kapa at mawalan ng tiwala sayo Yung TVJ’s .. hayst kapal ng mukha mo maypa post² kapang nalalaman na malungkot ka pero deep in side sobrang saya mo pala dahil Isaka sa mga magiging bagong host,” netizen Janfat said.
“Weh? Malungkot ka nga ba talaga Buboy Villar? Hindi naman halata ang saya mo nga sa new eatbulaga eh.” netizen Nova commented.
“Nakakalungkot ba Buboy Villar?? O sobrang saya mo kasi ikaw ang bagong host??? Walang pasintabi lagi ka pang guest sa bawal judgmental,” netizen Lorie remarked.
As of writing, Buboy has yet to address the criticisms he received from the netizens.