A Twitter account handle @manalo_jose tweeted on September 3, 2013 about the absence of Wally Bayola on “Eat Bulaga!,” it turned out that the mentioned Twitter user was not the real Jose Manalo, the close friend of Wally Bayola.
On Wednesday, September 4, GMA newscast 24 Oras and TV5 news segment News5Aksyon reported that Twitter account of Wally Bayola was fake. Various internet news media organization such as Pep.ph, Interaksyon.com and PhilNews.ph reported an article regarding Jose Manalo’s statement on Wally Bayola’s controversy.
The fake account of Wally Bayola was revealed on Wednesday night at around 11:00 when the official Twitter account of Eat Bulaga! @eatbulaga, tweeted that Jose Manila did not tweet anything and the host doesn’t have a Twitter account.
In behalf of the PhilNews.Ph team we hereby apologized for reporting Jose Manalo’s statement on Fake Twitter account.
Here’s the tweet from GMA’s Eat Bulaga:
Hi mga Dabarkads! Wala pong twitter account si Dabarkads Jose.
— Eat Bulaga (@EatBulaga) September 4, 2013