Super Ma'am cast member Matthias Rhoads got featured in Blogger's Style Camp 2017, an annual campaign promoting the #HeartOverHate culture on social media.
In an interview with PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal), Matthias revealed that he himself was a victim of cyberbullying.
The Filipino-American recounted, "I remember the time that I started my career here in the Philippines, there’s a promotion for Super Ma’am with Marian Rivera."
From his stint as the "groom" in a fast-food chain commercial, Matthias became Trevor Jones, the love interest of Marian in the latter's TV series.
He posted this photo, which earned some nasty comments from the Netizens.
"I read some comments in social media, and there’s a lot of bad chain comments about me.
"People are getting mad at me, saying that, 'What Matthias doing here in the Philippines?'
"They said that I don’t have career here because I'm ‘Inglesero’ that I don’t know daw how to speak Tagalog very well."
Matthias said he learned to rise from this experience.
"When you post something, sometimes people get mad, but, you know, I’m a bit more mature now.
"I know how to prioritize emotions. I think the way to handle it is to get it out of the existence, you have the control of yourself."
Meanwhile, this was the winning concept billboard, featuring Matthias and his co-stars Kim Domingo and Meg Imperial.
Team Action won for Best Concept, and received a trophy, PHP15,000 in cash, 10 Canon printers, and 10 bottles of brandy.