Kara David recounts funny exchange with manong who called her "Jessica"

by Frances Karmel S. Bravo
Sep 2, 2022
Kara David shares funny encounter with a person while jogging.
Kara David shares funny encounter with a manong while jogging around UP Diliman academic oval.
PHOTO/S: Screengrab from Facebook

Kara David was jogging around the academic oval of University of the Philippines - Diliman when she heard someone calling her, "Jessica."

Kara, who happens to be the chairperson of UP Diliman's Department of Journalism, is a Kapuso reporter-host.

Jessica refers to Jessica Soho, a broadcast journalist and host of Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho.

Kara shared the funny incident in her Facebook account on September 1, 2022.

Kara David goes UP campus jogging

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Her caption read: "Habang tumatakbo sa UP Campus, may narinig akong humahabol sa akin at sumisigaw 'Jessica! Idol! Jessica!'"

Kara actually felt flattered to be mistaken as the esteemed journalist.

She continued, "Tumigil ako, 'hindi po ako si Jessica' (pero secretly, kinilig ako kasi idol ko rin si Maam Jessica)."

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On realizing he had just mixed up the two renowned newscasters, the man promptly corrected his mistake.

"Sabay sabi ni manong: "Ay sorry Kara David pala!"

Then he remembered Kara's Gtv show Pinas Sarap.

He remarked, "Ikaw yung host ng mga pagkain. Lagi kang kumakain sa TV.

"Tama yan maam, jogging ka pa para di ka tumaba. Kain ka kasi nang kain!"

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Following the short exchange, Kara ended up running a total distance of 15 kilometers.

She said, "Ayun! Napatakbo tuloy ako ng 15km today dahil kay manong."

Kara David successfully runs 15km at the UP campus.

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Kara David shares funny encounter with a manong while jogging around UP Diliman academic oval.
PHOTO/S: Screengrab from Facebook
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