Aiza Seguerra slams Manny Pacquaio over same sex marriage comment


MANILA, Philippines - Senatorial aspirant Manny Pacquiao is receiving flak from netizens after his sentiment about same-sex marriage has turned viral.

A video posted by the Bilang Pilipino Facebook page on Monday shows the Sarangani lawmaker criticizing same-sex marriage.

"Common sense lang. Makakita ka ba ng any animals na lalaki sa lalaki o babae sa babae?" Pacquiao said.

He added, "Mabuti pa ang hayop, marunong kumilala kung lalaki lalaki, babae babae. O di ba?"

"Ngayon, kung lalaki sa lalaki o babae sa babae, mas masahol pa sa hayop ang tao."

Manny Pacquiao on same-sex marriage

"Mas masahol pa sa hayop." Senatorial aspirant and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao had this to say when we asked him for his stand on same-sex marriage. #BilangPilipino

Posted by Bilang Pilipino on Monday, February 15, 2016

The video does not the show the question asked to Pacquaio.

The comment was not taken lightly by a number of netizens, including singer Aiza Seguerra, who identifies as a transgender.

"Ang kailangan ng bansang ito ay mga taong nag-iisip. Utang na loob, kilalanin ninyo ang iboboto ninyo," he said in an Instagram post.

He also said: "I am so (expletive) mad I don't know what to say. You might've done our country proud but with your statement, you just showed the whole country why we shouldn't vote for you."

Aiza further said: "And yes, I think you are an ignorant, bigoted hypocrite."

"You made me lose all respect that I had for you, Mr. Pacquiao."



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