Vice Ganda, Sharon Cuneta, Angel Locsin, other celebs share their senatorial bets


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MANILA, Philippines – With the May 13 election drawing closer, celebrities, just like ordinary citizens, have also weighed in on their picks for senators.
Vice Ganda, Sharon Cuneta, Angel Locsin, other celebs share their senatorial bets

May it be because of the candidate's advocacy, achievement, or personal experiences, many celebrities are openly sharing why they are voting for the candidate.

For Vice Ganda, he is going for Liberal Party’s Chel Diokno.

On Twitter, the comedian urged the “madaling people” to consider Diokno claiming that the founding dean of the De La Salle University College of Law is intelligent and good.


Vice tweeted, “Matalino, magaling at matino si CHEL DIOKNO. Iboboto ko siya para sa lahat ng Madlang People na naghahangad ng bansang may hustisya. Sana maisama niyo rin siya sa iboboto niyong 12.”

TV host Bianca Gonzales also echoed Vice's endorsement by tweeting about Diokno. She shared a photo of a car with Diokno's campaign poster and wrote, “Saw this car while stuck in traffic today. Good job, car owner. #parasabayan.”


Dingdon Dantes supports Chel Diokno
Dingdon Dantes supports Chel Diokno | Photo Courtesy: Facebook/ Otso Diretso Supporters

In fact, Diokno seems to be a favorite by many celebrities. Aside from Vice Ganda and Bianca, Dingdong Dantes, Enchong Dee, musician Ebe Dancel and Kris Aquino endorse the senatorial aspirant.

Kris tweeted, “Humanga ako kay senate candidate #25 Chel Diokno because i agree sa SENSE ng STATEMENT nya: We all want to put a stop to corruption. We want criminality to stop. But we don’t talk enough.”

Francis Magalona’s family, including his wife Pia and daughter Saab have also promised to vote for Diokno.

The Megastar Sharon Cuneta also took to social media to campaign for re-electionist Grace Poe. Wearing a “Grace Poe Senador 2019”, Sharon said she loves Grace very much.

Sharon Cuneta supports re-electionist senator Grace Poe.
Sharon Cuneta supports re-electionist senator Grace Poe.

Another re-electionist Senator Bam Aquino also earned the support of celebrities Dingdong Dantes and Ogie Diaz.

Ogie wrote on his Facebook how Senator Bam seems to be always a victim of fake news. He added, “Gusto ko pa rin siyang manalo.”

Dingdong also shared big praises for Senator Bam saying, “If i were to think of someone who's the embodiment of excellence and integrity, then it would be Bam.”

Meanwhile, Angel Locsin decided to be witty while endorsing former Bayan Muna Chair Neri Colmenares.

Angel Locsin campaigns for Neri Colmenares
Angel Locsin campaigns for Neri Colmenares | Photo Courtesy: Twitter/Angel Locsin

She tweeted, “Hey, I just met you and this is crazy. But here's my number, so COLMEnares. Kinanta nyo noh? #22Colmenares.”

Ebe Dancel and Parokya ni Edgar frontman Chito Miranda also expressed their support for Colmenares.

Parokya ni Edgar frontman Chito Miranda reveals his bets for the senatorial race.
Parokya ni Edgar frontman Chito Miranda reveals his bets for the senatorial race.

For senatorial election first-timer Samira Gutoc, she has Dingdong Dantes and Janine Gutierrez's support.

Dingdong tweeted about Gutoc saying, “I was able to watch your speech last night, Maam. Solid. I am convinced that with your set of values, clean track record, and competence, you have what it takes to uplift the lives of our countrymen. Good luck.”

Former Special Assistant to the President Bong Go also has a several celebrity endorsements’ under his belt. Aside from the known supporters of Duterte like Robin Padilla, Arnel Ignacio, Go is also being supported by Ara Mina, Derek Ramsay, Epi Quizon and Ai-Ai Delas Alas.

— Sally, The Summit Express


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