Well well well — charges of sexual misconduct among women. I find it a bit rich in a day and age when people’s timelines are filled with voices decrying women’s victimhood in the hands of men that this latest brouhaha surrounding Gretchen Fullido’s charges of sexual harassment against ABS-CBN News execs would suddenly break. If we are to believe Fullido, it seems ABS-CBN is quite the den of predatory lesbians…
Fullido is suing Cheryl C. Favila, former ABS-CBN News Executive, and Maricar P. Asprec, ABS-CBN News Segment Producer, for sexual harassment, claiming that the two have sent Fullido “text messages that were loaded with sexual innuendos, which amounted to requests for sexual favors.” After Fullido rejected their advances, things became difficult for her at work, with her struggles lasting almost three years.
Fullido also filed libel cases against ABS-CBN news executives, Cecilia Drilon and Venancio Borromeo, as well as news reporter Marie Lozano, who supposedly attempted to ruin her reputation after she filed the sexual harassment complaint. In her affidavit, Fullido stated that Drilon made her feel like she deserved to be harassed because “was willing to wear a bikini with an inflatable pool with bubbles to shove up the ratings of TV Patrol.”
Whoa! Big names there. And the biggest fish of all, Ces Drilon, quoted as telling Fullido that she “deserved to be harassed”! Talk about mud wrestling in the ABS-CBN executive suites! Lol!
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It looks like the ABS-CBN News team is the Girl Power equivalent of a men’s locker room. What’s up with this predominantly female management team to begin with? Have they swung the affirmative action pendulum in favor of women too far out that they now grossly over-compensate the Woman Thing? It kinda now makes that other womanocracy — Rappler — quite suspect as well. Maybe that team is also overdue for a similar whistle blower circus as well seeing that their CEO Maria Ressa is an alumna of the toxic fembot culture at ABS-CBN.
Early days of course. Because the defendant here is Yellow network ABS-CBN, the social media chatterati is largely silent on the matter save for the odd retweet of the same set of news snippets every news outlet is reporting.
If Fullido was indeed a victim of these testosterone-pumped lesbian executives, then this latest issue is a lesson to the self-righteousness of the feminist movement. Let’s not be too presumptuous as to apply a blanket assumption that women are victims and men are predators. Just as men can be victims of sexual misconduct too, so too can women — in this case exhibiting the very same pack behavior attributed to men — be just as vile predators.
“Me Tarzan you Jane” — really? More like “Me Jane you Bikini-clad Bimbo”. Right, Ms Ces Drilon?
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