- Sarah Geronimo finally spoke up about the ABS-CBN closure
- The actress-singer has been criticized for being mum following the closure of her home network
- She said that while she doesn’t know the full details of why the franchise was not renewed, she honors the ABS-CBN executives who humbly faced the lawmakers
Sarah Geronimo finally broke her silence on the rejection of ABS-CBN franchise renewal.
After receiving criticisms for keeping mum on the issue, Sarah released a lengthy statement on her stand on her home network’s closure. On Instagram, she posted of Bible quotes, one of which said, “Open your mouth for the mute, for the rights of all who are destitute.
She began by expressing her gratitude to ABS-CBN. “Malaki po ang utang na loob ko sa network na ito at habangbuhay ko po ipagpapasalamat ang bawat oportunidad, tiwala na ibinigay nila sa akin,” she said.
Sarah went on to say that while she doesn’t know the full details of why ABS-CBN was not granted another franchise, she honors the big bosses of her network for facing the lawmakers.
“Hindi ko man po alam ang buong detalye kung bakit [‘di] na muli nabigyan ng prankisa ang ABS-CBN… hindi ko man po naiintindihan lahat pero gusto ko po iparating ang aking pagsaludo sa mga haligi ng ABS-CBN para sa kanilang paglaban ng disente at mapagkumbaba sa harap ng ating mga lawmakers,” she said.
Sarah went on to say that while it’s hurtful to be rejected, they will continue to appeal and pray that they will be granted another franchise. She mentioned how she hopes they will be given another chance to correct their shortcomings and widen their service to more Filipinos.
“Mahal ko po ang aking ABS-CBN family. Mahalaga po sa akin ang bawat empleyado na labis na nagdadalamhati ngayon dahil sa kawalan ng trabaho,” she added.
Sarah said it’s time for us to unite for our beloved country and for our fellowmen.
She said, “Magkaisa po tayo para sa ating mahal na bansang Pilipinas. Magkaisa po tayo. Magkaisa po tayo para sa ating kapwa.”