In the middle of the tough controversy that media giant ABS-CBN network is facing right now as their franchise is about to end next month, many established artists and famous personalities already expressed their support for the renewal of their home network’s broadcast franchise.
One of them is Kapamilya actress Angel Locsin, who has been dubbed by many as real-life “Darna.”
On Instagram, the 34-year-old actress shared a series of photos of her with crew members of the ABS-CBN team along with a lengthy caption where she paid tribute and showed her support for the network, particularly to all the workers behind the scenes that will be greatly affected by this possible shutdown.
She began her post, “Isang pakiusap. ‘Think before you click.”
“Mga cameramen, utility, art department, technical department, production, actors, directors, caterers, producers, lightmen, crew, tents, etc. Mga ilan sa libo-libong tao sa loob ng isang network. Kami po ang ABS-CBN”
The actress added.
She went on to share that over the past years of being a Kapamilya artist, she already formed close relationships and has grown to love many of her fellow employees. She has heard their different stories in life and witnessed their dedication and hard work for their families.
Angel also mentioned in the caption that she did not renew her contract with the Kapamilya network because of her preparation for her upcoming wedding with her fiancé, Neil Arce, but this will not stop her to stand with these people whom she already considered as her family. The actress has been a Kapamilya star since 2007.
“I may have not renewed my contract with ABS since I’m preparing for my wedding, but these men will always be my family and I will stand by them. Mahal ko sila at hindi po ito drama kundi kung sino po ang mas magdurusa sa sitwasyong ito”
Based on the reports, Solicitor General Jose Calida recently filed a quo warranto petition to the Supreme Court to scrap the said network’s franchise due to “highly abusive practices” and for going “beyond the scope of its legislative franchise for broadcasting for a fee.”