Pokwang defends celebs helping flood victims
MANILA - Comedienne Pokwang has had it with people who criticize celebrities who are trying to help flood victims of tropical storm "Maring."
"'Yung iba nating kababayan dyan na sa halip mang urat ng artista sa social media e gumawa nlang ng paraan para makatulong! Pwede? Ha pwede??" Pokwang wrote on her official Instagram account on Wednesday.
yung iba nting kababayan dyan na sa halip mang urat ng artista sa social media e gumawa nlang ng paraan para makatulong! Pwede? Ha pwede??
— marietta subong (@pokwang27) August 21, 2013
Pokwang was among a number of local celebrities who volunteered to help victims of typhoon via Sagip Kapamilya and other rescue operations.
On Twitter, actress Kim Chiu agreed with Pokwang's statement.
"hahahha tama!!!! hahahah natawa ako sa urat mamang!! haha," Chiu tweeted.
Pokwang made the statement as a reply to some comments saying celebrities were just helping for publicity.