What started as a Facebook live video of Presidential Communications Operations Office Asec. Mocha Uson to fire back at her critics from all the bashing of her award from University of Santo Tomas Alumni Association Inc., became the talk of the town in social media from her remark that Mayon Volcano is in Naga.
Asking her critics not to make her award an issue and instead focus on much more important topics, like the Dengvaxia controversy, the issue of Sen. Drillon allegedly receiving money from Janet Lim-Napoles, and of course, the eruption of Mayon Volcano that she mistakenly stated to be in Naga.
As expected, netizens are quick to react to her remark. Some criticizing her but most posting hilarious reactions online. Check out some of their response:
The beautiful Mayon Volcano is now on its Philippine Tour!
Jan 25-27: Naga
Jan 27-29: Makati
Jan 30-31: Batangas
Feb 1-3: Romblon
Feb 4-6: Iloilo
Feb 6-8: Cebu
More venues to be posted.
Reserve your tickets now! Follow Mocha Uson for further announcements!
— Andrei 🌮 (@HeyDrei06) January 25, 2018
"Bayanihan" is often represented visually as a group or community of people moving the house of one of its members from one place to another, but here is a rare photo of a community moving the Mayon Volcano from Albay to Naga in Cam Sur.
[SOURCE: Office of PCOO Asec. Mocha Uson] pic.twitter.com/sVql0VphIq
— Mitochondria 🧠 (@highreaching) January 24, 2018
In a stunning news that shook the foundations volcanology and seismology, Assistant Secretary and ex-Thomasian Awardee Mocha Uson says that Mayon Volcano is now in Naga City.
Pacific Ring of Fire: 😮
VP Leni Robredo: 😮 pic.twitter.com/mkzrDa222d
— AltAsecMargauxUson (@AsecMargauxUson) January 24, 2018
Because of how it trended online, celebrities reacted to Mocha’s statement too!
And even one particular netizen created Mayon Volcano’s very own account in the Twitterverse.
Because of how viral her mistake was, the tags Mocha Uson and Naga trended on Twitter in the Philippines. But don’t be too quick to judge. Mocha retracted her wrong statement and apologized for her mistake.
“Trending nga po tayo dahil diyan sa nakakatawang issue, ‘yang pagkakamali ko na ang bulkang Mayon ay nasa Naga. Okay, pasensya po, inaamin ko po na nagkakamali ako, okay, pasensya na po, ayan,” she said.
She also urged the public to help those in Albay since the issue has become such a hot topic. This really shows how one mistake can blow up in unexpected ways. What do you think about this? Share your thoughts with us below!
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