WTF? Make her brother “happy”?? According to an ABS-CBN News report this was Kris Aquino’s request to current Miss Universe Philippines title holder Pia Wurtzbach after rumours spread that she and Philippine President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino were an item.Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach also known as Pia Romero (born September 24, 1989) is a Filipino-German actress and model. Having previously competed in the Bb Pilipinas pageant, Wurtzbach took part in the competition for the third time in 2015 where she eventually won, crowned as Miss Universe Philippines 2015 by the outgoing titleholder Miss Universe Philippines 2014 Mary Jean Lastimosa, gaining the right to represent the Philippines at Miss Universe 2015.
According to the report, “Wurtzbach and Aquino were spotted having dinner together at a Quezon City restaurant.” Eto namang si Pia responded to Kris’s request by saying “Okay, [but] he’s a very busy man and I’m also very busy preparing for Miss Universe.”
I may be out of line saying that a 55 year old lame duck president on his way out of his current gig dating a 20-something beauty queen with a whole life and career ahead of her is just totally creep-a-zoid. But, dude, Mr President, what the hell?
That goes the same for his sister, Kris. You make it sound like Ms Pia is about to be consigned to a life of wet-nursing the soon-to-be former president! Well, that’s sweet of course. Little sister looking out for the “happiness” of Big BS Brother. I’m all choked up. And in this case, Kris “approves”.
Some presidents bring former beauty queens into the halls of power they worked hard to climb into as their current wives. Other presidents get the presidency handed to them on a silver platter, then use the ultimate aphrodisiacs — power and money — to bag a beauty queen half their age.
No surprise that a guy like BS Aquino would fit the latter model. Whatta guy, is all I can say![NB: Parts of this article were lifted from the Wikipedia.org article “Pia Wurtzbach” in a manner compliant to the terms stipulated in the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License that governs usage of content made available in this site.]
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