Pilipinas Got Talent, one of the most prestigious talent shows on Philippine television has been a recent hot topic in various social media platforms after Robin Padilla’s alleged “rude” behavior towards one of the contestants named Jiwan Kim who is a Korean national.
In the January 13 episode of the said show, Kim was one of the aspiring contestants who showcased his talent on performing magic tricks. During his performance, Robin asked him to speak in “Tagalog” as the judge insists that the show is based in the Philippines so he should also speak the language of the Filipinos.
This controversial encounter between the two gained both positive and negative feedbacks from netizens. There are those that defended Robin because of his patriotism for his country and others also said that he was very rude in dealing with the contestant.
Watch the whole audition of Jiwan Kim in the video below:
Amidst the controversy, Jessamyn Aubrey Sy, the girlfriend of Jiwan Kim posted via her Facebook account a short message of thanks to everyone who has supported his boyfriend. Sy also shared in the post her experiences with Kim while the latter was doing his preparation for the said competition. Sy also stated that Kim was very dedicated with his passion in magic tricks.
Through the post, Sy encouraged everyone to be always there to support their loved ones in whatever path they choose to follow. No one should be a hindrance to anyone’s success instead, one should be the wind beneath another person’s wings so that reaching their goals could be a thousand times more sweeter.
Read her full post below: