Singer Leah Navarro is now banned from visiting General Santos City after she allegedly insinuated that Mindanao quake is a “retribution” to the Mindanaoans.
General Santos City Council on Tuesday determined to declare Navarro as “persona-non-grata” as a response for the singer’s tweet which is now deleted.
City Councilor Franklin M. Gacal Jr. authored the decision.
“Whereas, Leah Navarro, a celebrity being a popular singer some decades ago, now has-been, in her comment to Atty. Theodore Te’s latest tweet in social media, ‘What’s with all the earthquakes in Mindanao?’, replied ‘Retribution?’,” the decision reads.
Gacal defined that the tweet of Navarro was “motivated by her irrational politically-motivated anger.”
The decision added that Navarro can be not allowed to carry out in General Santos City.
“That no permit shall be given to any person where Leah Navarro is featured as a performer in any show, whatsoever, in the City of General Santos,” the decision learn.
Navarro launched an announcement after she was declared persona-non-grata.
“I apologized and deleted my tweet. It is their right not to forgive me. There’s nothing I can do about that,” Navarro stated.
On October 31, Former Supreme Court Spokesperson Theodore Te made a tweet asking his followers what they assume the rationale for the sequence of quakes in Mindanao.
“What’s with all the earthquakes in Mindanao?” Te requested.
One of the Twitter customers who responded to Te’s tweet is Leah Navarro, who’s a identified critic of President Rodrigo Duterte.
“Retribution?” Navarro stated.
Both tweets at the moment are deleted by Navarro and Te.
Meanwhile, Atty. Te additionally apologized to the netizens, saying that his tweet was “rhetorical, non-political, and personal.”