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TV5 releases statement on Paolo Bediones scandal



Manila, Philippines - Television Network TV5 on Sunday afternoon, July 27, 2014 has released statement to support Paolo Bediones amid the scandalous video continues to circulate online.

TV5 releases statement on Paolo Bediones video scandal
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"The recent issue involving our news anchor, Paolo Bediones, on social media is a purely personal and private matter in which TV5 has no involvement or desire to intrude," TV5 said in a brief statement.

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"We accord our employees and talents all respect that are due them for their privacy and personal action or decision. We disapprove strongly the malicious and wanton publication of the video, an act that clearly violates pertinent cybercrime laws. We firmly express our support for our anchor Paolo Bediones in the face of a controversy that represents nothing more than an attempt to smear his reputation," TV5 added.

'Paolo Bediones' is a trending topic on micro-blogging site Twitter on Sunday because of the controversial video allegedly featuring him and an unidentified woman.

As of this writing, Bediones is yet to give his official statement. His last post on Twitter is about the coverage of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) Centennial anniversary.