Why does Baste Duterte have no plans about entering politics?
BASTE DUTERTE – Presidential son Baste Duterte revealed the reasons why he wanted to avoid from entering politics as much as possible.
Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has three children with Elizabeth Zimmerman – former Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, and their youngest Baste Duterte.
The President has a daughter with his current partner Honeylet Avanceña, Kitty Duterte. She is the youngest of the four children of the 73-year-old Chief Executive.
Recently, in an exclusive interview with Pep at the pictorial of his new endorsement as an ambassador of an insurance company, Baste Duterte responded to questions over the possibility of him entering the political arena as well.
When asked if he has plans about entering politics, Baste Duterte firmly answered in the negative and laid out his reasons why, as much as possible, he wanted to avoid from being a politician.
“I have no political plans. Hindi naman that I don’t consider because I need to plan things out, pero yung inclination ko, hindi talaga doon papunta. As much as possible, gusto ko talaga iwasan, kasi wala, e, magulo,” he said.
The presidential son also expressed that his family is into politics and he is already used to it because they are there. He stressed the need for him to be “conscious” considering the status that he has now.
“Hindi mo na alam kung sino ang mga kinakausap mo. Mga tao na nakakasalubong mo, kasi may bias na lahat, di ba?” he said.
Based on the report, the thing that can change the mind of Baste Duterte and convince him to enter politics is that if there is really a “cause”. He expressed no plans of entering the political arena based on his own decisions.
The father and the siblings of Baste Duterte are into politics. He also helped in the campaign of his father when he ran for the presidential position. Unlike his siblings who are into the political arena, the presidential son became part of a travel show, Lakbai.
Baste also accepts endorsements but there are also lots of offers that he has turned down based on the report. According to him, usually, he would accept offers if he knows the owner and the brand. He values comfort in accepting offers.
Based on a report, Baste Duterte was previously linked to actress Ellen Adarna who is now allegedly pregnant with her first baby with actor John Lloyd Cruz.