Gov scandalized by bikini show


Governor Gwendolyn Garcia yesterday expressed disgust over what she labeled as a “tasteless, scandalous and totally disrespectful” fashion show in Boljoon town last Friday night.

Garcia and Boljoon Mayor Deogenes de Rama were invited to grace the staging of what was called a fashion show of indigenous attire as one of the highlights of the town’s annual fiesta yesterday.

Just as the show was about to start, Garcia said she was shocked when the lights turned on and a woman came out from the stage wearing a bikini.

“I was totally scandalized beyond belief,” Garcia told reporters.

Garcia said the fashion show was “out of theme” as she was expecting to see the indigenous attire of the town.

Another thing that irked her was that there were many minors watching the show.

“That was totally immoral, cheap and disrespectful to the significance of their fiesta. I was very angry with what happened,” said Garcia.

The show was held at the Boljoon Municipal Complex, only few meters away from the church. The governor also lambasted the municipal officials for allowing such a show in their town and having “corrupt minds” that could not determine right from wrong.

The governor also ordered the removal of the tarpaulin bearing her name and photo as the presenter of the show posted outside the complex.

Before the show, a procession was held in the afternoon around the municipality. — Gerome M. Dalipe/BRP

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  1. naj zednanref said,

    November 13, 2007 @ 7:41 am

    ohhhh,,im am so very much surprise with the impressions of our first lady gov.hon.Gwendolyn Garcia.that should not happen on the first place.sense the theme was in indegenous attire.so…..now……what will be the next awaiting move and confrontations between mayor Derama and Gov garcia??///its degrading to the max to the boljoanoons since the gov Gwen garcia witnesses the ”huge bastard show”’

    so we better luck next tym,,and be watchful and concern with our theme….

  2. orlee said,

    November 16, 2007 @ 10:23 am

    ANG LAKTOD PAGKASULTI ANA>>>> GIGISA NAMO SA INYONG KAUGALINGONG MANTIKA!!!!! HALA!! PABIBA PAMO!!!! 4 ME, IN FAIRNESS TO THE ORGANIZERS ‘COZ I CONSIDERED THEM MY FRIENDS, I DON’T SEE ANYTHING THAT THEY COULD BE BLAMED OF…… IT WAS JUST A COINCIDENCE THAT IT HAPPENED DURING THE SHOW. PERO ANG TINUOD ANA…. GIPUL-AN NA ANG GWAPA NGA GOVERNOR SA BOLJOON. KARON PAMO KA GETS???????????? NGA WALAY PERMANENT FRIENDSHIP SA POLITICS? NBAGHOAN MAN SAD GUD… UNSAON?

  3. Marino Nuyana Niere said,

    November 18, 2007 @ 10:55 am

    With my due respect to the present Boljoon official, my impression that Gob. Garcia was right when she made a bad mounting of what she was seen at the event, as a woman.

    Why not we as a Boljoanon try to open our mind, cheap? tasteless? whatever. Honestly we are all onion skin .

    For all we know development is continuing process, maybe there were lapses of sensibility that way may learn.

    Thank you folks.

  4. stefani crook said,

    December 18, 2007 @ 9:51 am

    The pageant was very disgraceful and cheap, really!

  5. hallerr said,

    December 31, 2007 @ 5:32 am

    hoi stefani crook…kokorokokok!!

    nganu man kita ka? or usa ka sa mga tawo sa boljoon nga nalukop ug pamantay..cge istambay..cge panaway kung kinsay maagian sa tungod sa ilang balay..ikaw mao disgrace ug cheap!!!

  6. royax said,

    January 13, 2009 @ 3:19 am

    walking out is disgraceful by itself. as a governor and a lady i think there is better way to settle things. but as always people tend to find an easy way out. i guess she found a way.
    boljoon more power!!!

  7. '',khey.. said,

    September 18, 2009 @ 11:35 am

    ehem.., at last i visited boljoon.., i gave my two “thumbs up” to your place guyzz’… sS0oOo, nice…

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