Actor-politician Ramon “Bong” Revilla cleared out rumors yet again that he already died.
In the past, there had been incidents when Revilla was reported dead. This time, he slammed such rumors again and informed the public of his being alive through a lengthy Facebook post last Sept. 12:
“Sa mga taong ako po ay patuloy na ‘pinapatay’ na, patawarin kayo ng Diyos.”
(To the people who continuously kill me [in the news], may the Lord forgive you.)
Taking from his statement, it appears that he learned about the new death rumors on the same day of his posting of the statement. The actor-politician said news is spreading that he succumbed to a heart attack.
“Muli sa araw na ito ay “pinatay” na naman ako sa atake sa puso ng mga walang magawang mga tao kundi ang magdulot ng sama ng loob at magkalat ng kasinungalingan.”
(On this day, rumors that I again died of a heart attack was spread by people who got nothing to do in life except to spread lies.)
“Kung sabagay ay may kasabihan na kapag ang isang tao raw napabalitang patay na, ngunit buhay na buhay naman ay lalo lamang lumalawig ang kanyang buhay. Sa ganitong aspeto ay nagpapasalamat pa ako sa may-akda ng balitang ito (na isang malaking kasinungalingan).“
(Anyway, there’s a saying that goes that if a person is rumored to be dead despite him being very much alive, his life further lengthens. If only for this, I am thankful to the author of this news that’s totally false.)
The former action star said that he already forgave the unknown person (or persons) who spread the false report, and even gave his well wishes with a tinge of sarcasm.
“Ngunit pinapatawad na kita, kayo, kung sino man na may kagagawan nito. At nawa’y bigyan kayo ng tunay na kasiyahan sa inyong buhay ng Panginoon Diyos, dahil mukhang salat na salat kayo nito, kung kaya’t tila katuwaan na at kaligayahan nyo na ang magdulot ng sama ng loob sa ibang tao?”
(But I forgive you, all of you, whoever is behind this. And I hope that the Lord gives you happiness in life because it looks like you lack it, and maybe that’s why you find joy in hurting others.)
For his loved ones, he reiterated his message that he is very much alive.
“Sa mga patuloy na nagmamahal sa akin, BUHAY NA BUHAY po ako. At patuloy ko rin kayong minamahal. Nakikiramay ako sa mga nasalanta ng bagyo dito sa atin at sa Florida, USA. Nawa’y tumigil na ang ulan at umalis na ang bagyo. God bless us all in these trying times. Amen. -Ramon Bong Revilla, Jr.”
(To those who continue to love me, I am still very much alive and I continue to love you, too. I sympathize with the victims of the typhoon here in our country and in Florida, USA. I pray that the rains finally stop.)
Sa mga taong ako po ay patuloy na "pinapatay" na, patawarin kayo ng Diyos.Muli sa araw na ito ay "pinatay" na naman…
Revilla is currently in detention for charges of plunder in relation to his alleged misuse of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF). JB
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