Tim Yap draws flak for tweet about Binibining Pilipinas candidates from provinces

by Nerisa Almo
Apr 30, 2017
Tim Yap apologized for his tweet about Binibining Pilipinas candidates who came from provinces: "I am sorry for whoever I offended with my tweet."

Netizens reacted to Tim Yap's comment about Binibining Pilipinas candidates who came from provinces.

While doing his live tweets during the pageant, the celebrity eventologist posted his observation about the lovely contestants: "Some of the girls don't look like they come from the provinces they represent. #BbPilipinas2017."


The post was immediately deleted after several netizens called out Tim for his offensive remark.

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However, he retweeted a couple of replies connected to his deleted tweet.

Twitter user @GeeYanii told Tim: "Instead of bashing these lovely women, why not talk about how we can empower other women too? Hater much?"

Tim replied, "I'm not bashing them. Just like you, I'm excited to see who among them will shine."

On the other hand, Twitter user @quickieqwerty explained to Tim, "Meron naman po talaga lumaki at galing sa ibang probinsya ngunit naisponsoran ng ibang probinsya."

The businessman-TV host replied, "Ah kaya. Tama ka dyan."

In the end, Tim apologized for his initial comment on Binibining Pilipinas candidates.

He said, "I didn't mean it that way. I am sorry for whoever I offended with my tweet. I think everyone is beautiful no matter where they're from."

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