Wowowin of Willie Revillame has a new rule
Kapuso host Willie Revillame implemented a new rule in the primetime game show Wowowin following the January 22, 2019 accident.
Willie was devastated after what happened to the two members of the audience early this year. They accidentally fell from the bleacher.
One died while the other was injured.
This was the official statement from GMA network regarding what happened:
“Duringthe Wowowin taping on Tuesday, 22 January 2019 on or about 5:25 in the afternoon, an unfortunate accident transpired during the opening number of the show. One member from the studio audience was injured, while another lost her life.
The person injured was identified as Milagros Espiritu, while the audience member who passed away is Estrella Bognot. According to the statement of Security Marshal Roel Batangwho witnessed the accident, the two audience, who were at the bleachers of the studio, lost their balance while singing and dancing during the opening act. On account of the accident, Ms. Espiritu suffered a fracture, while the head of Ms. Bognot hit a fire extinguisher. They were immediately attended to by the in-house paramedic of WBR Entertainment and rushed to nearby Delgado Hospital.
WBR Entertainment and GMA Network deeply commiserate with, and extended immediate assistance to, the families and loved ones of the victims.”
Due to this, the TV host has implemented a new rule for Wowowin viewers.
Based on the report from Philippine Entertainment Portal, Willie Revillame said that Wowowin audience now has age restriction. Those between 17-70 years old will be allowed to enter the game show studio.
He also called out to the fans to understand his decision.
“Pagpasensyahan niyo na. Ako nagdesisyon nito, walang iba. Kasi kawawa yung mga bata at lola’t lolo. Sana’y intindihin niyo,” the host said.
According to the article, those viewers who are 100 years old and above could write to the show and they will be given a jacket.
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