MANILA— Who would ever imagine sweet and classy actress Heart Evangelista would suddenly cuss on Twitter after she learned about a Christmas lantern vendor who was duped by his client?
Heart vent her anger on her Twitter account last Friday, December 18, to the person who refused to pay the Christmas lanterns he took from a lantern vendor who was later known as Kuya Lakay.
The picture of the vendor in tears went viral on social media because of the experience he suffered from a buyer who did not pay him. According to Kuya Lakay, the buyer ran off with the total bill amounting to PHP100,000 worth of lanterns.
“Paano na ako? Baon na naman ako sa utang,” Kuya Lakay lamented.
A netizen posted Kuya Lakay’s photo on Facebook on December 16. Some broadsheets published and TV network announced about the plight of Kuya Lakay, which eventually reached Heart’s attention.
Immediately heart twitted: “Who ordered?? Nakakainis ha. How to find him??”
The Kapuso actress angrily tweeted: “Napipikon talaga ako! Hayop mga manloloko na yan. Good luck sa inyo.
Heart cussed out: mga abusado!”
At this point, a netizen was surprised to read Heart cussing on Twitter. It is seldom that the actress blurts out bad words in public that the actress follower said: “Nagmumura rin pala si Heart.”
Heart admitted that there are occasions when she couldn’t not help to swear especially if she is mad against abusive people.
She said en toto: “Pag napikon- sa mga abusado. Pag galit- sa mga walang hiya. Pag may inaapi na tao/ helpless na aso.
“It all comes flying out of my mouth for 1 minute lang.”
Somebody sent a link to Heart on where she could communicate with Kuya Lakay. She said, “let’s all try to give him a ‘merry’ Christmas.”
Meanwhile, Kuya Lakay’s photo trended and has reached 200,000 likes and 52,000 comments which was posted by a user named Arlene Simon.
In her latest update, Arlene said that Mayor Isko Moreno bought all the red and white Christmas lanterns Kuya Lakay is selling. Since the sale of his items has gone slow, he tried to sell them at PHP70 apiece at Central Market in Sta. Cruz, Manila.
Accordingly, the mayor learned about the plight of Kuya Lakay and he asked his staff to find him.
Arlene took a video where the Christmas lanterns are being loaded to an L300 van which Mayor Isko asked his staff to buy. Kuya Lakay did not expect the turn of events and he was overwhelmed with happiness that even his friends were also delighted as they thanked their mayor for his immediate action.