Gretchen Fullido libel case versus ABS-CBN executives.
Kapamilya female anchor Gretchen Fullido libel case against two ABS-CBN executives and Ces Drilon, October 5.
One of the prominent female anchors and entertainment reporters from the Kapamilya network is Gretchen Fullido.
But recently, the female anchor made a buzz online after filing libel, sexual harassment, and victim shaming cases against 2 ABS-CBN executives and Ces Drilon.
This is after her lawyer posted the matter on Facebook.
“Gretchen Marie Fullido, ABS-CBN anchor and reporter, filed this afternoon a sexual harassment case against Cheryl C. Favila, former ABS-CBN News Executive, and Maricar P. Asprec, ABS-CBN News Segment Producer. The case was filed before the City Prosecutors’ Office of Quezon City,” the post wrote.
Fullido accused the said two execs of sending her text messages with “sexual innuendos” accordingly along with requests of sexual favors.
Also, they made it hard for her to be effective with her work when she rejected their advances to which has already been going on for three years already.
Moreover, she filed libel complaints against ABS-CBN news executives Cecilia Drilon and Venancio Borromeo along with Marie Lozano for they have “besmirched her reputation”. It was accordingly “when they stated that she filed a similar sexual harassment complaint against Favila and Asprec with ABS-CBN management to leverage her employment status with ABS-CBN.”
She accused Drilon of victim-shaming after Drilon has allegedly told her that she deserved to be harassed since she is “willing to wear a bikini with an inflatable pool with bubbles to shove up the ratings of TV Patrol”.
Also, as stated in the Facebook post, Fullido is the first celebrity to have “speak up against sexual harassment in the news industry in the Philippines”.
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