Teleseryes with avenging women as central characters are becoming a trend on Philippine television.
In fact, fans of two shows—GMA-7's Contessa and ABS-CBN's Wildflower—engaged in debates on social media about one being a "copycat" of the other.
However, did you know that revenge stories have been tackled in Pinoy teleseryes for a long time now?
Since seeking revenge has become a popular plot in teleseryes, TV networks made sure to give the lead characters several distinct qualities that would differentiate them from previous projects.
WHO ARE THE MOST ASTIG FEMALE TELESERYE CHARACTERS?
PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal) lists down 13 female teleserye characters who proved to be worthy examples of women empowerment. Most of them vowed to succeed in life, and wowed the Pinoy viewers byshowing they can rise from the ashes and become even better women.
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