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Jessica Soho Releases Statement on Vice Ganda’s ‘Rape Joke’

After being defended by her colleagues from Vice Ganda's "cruel" joke (CLICK HERE FOR RELATED ARTICLE), Kapuso journalist Jessica Soho breaks her silence on the issue by releasing an official statement.

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Vice Ganda‘s “rape joke” about Jessica Soho has been talk of the town the whole day, Tuesday, after a video clip from his recent concert went viral on YouTube. The clip features the gay comedian poking fun on the journalist’s weight by saying if Soho was a bold star in a movie, the scene would have to involve a “gang rape.”

GMA News Online has released Soho’s official statement on Tuesday afternoon saying: “Rape is not a joke and should never be material for a comedy concert.”

The Vice President for News and Public Affairs of GMA Network also expressed her gratitude to her colleagues who defended her from the comedian’s “cruel joke”:

“I thank all those who shared my hurt and expressed their support, but this should not be about me but about rape victims who suffer tremendously from this terrible crime. The horrors they go through are unspeakable and should never be taken lightly, especially by way of a cruel joke,” she said.

As of this posting, Vice Ganda‘s camp has not yet issued their own statement or clarification about the issue.

Photo Credit: GMA Network

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53 Comments on Jessica Soho Releases Statement on Vice Ganda’s ‘Rape Joke’

  1. daddyjohn // May 30, 2013 at 7:24 pm //

    This thread alone can clearly identify the people who have good taste and those who are uncultured. Those who have breeding and those who are ill-mannered. Those who have demeanor and those who are vulgar.

  2. ARE FUNNY!..ang tanong “PAANO MO NALAMAN?”..NANOOD KA BA?.. naki pirata ka lang..COMEDY CONCERT YUN DI MO ALAM BABOY KA…

  3. concern citizen // May 29, 2013 at 6:05 pm //

    sana naman hwag nyo gawin issue at laitin ang matataba dahil ang payat at mataba is equally made by god konting respito naman kung ang isang tao mataba ,,, hwag nyo tingnan sa mukha o sa hubog nang katawan importante sa tao how he/she behave herself /himself not to hurt other feelings…. kayo mga fans ni vice sana tumigil na kayo dahil hindi nakakabuti sa idolo nyo pag patuloy nyo pinag didiinan ang opinion nyo manahimik na kayo nang di na lumaki ang issue kung sino man sa dalawang kampo may kasalanan sana aminin ang pag kakamali you know character is much important than your outer beauty……….

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