Several LGBTQ Members Celebrate Defeat of Manny Pacquiao

Here’s the reaction of some LGBTQ members on Manny Pacquiao’s loss

Several members of the LGBTQ community celebrate after legendary Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao lost to Cuban boxer Yordenis Ugas.

LGBTQ members on Pacquiao
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Recently, Pacquiao fought Ugas for the WBA Welterweight title.

Unfortunately, he lost to Ugas via a Unanimous decision (115-113, 116-112, 116-112) after 12 rounds of boxing.

While many were saddened with the result of his recent bout, others especially those who are members of the LGBTQ community are somehow celebrating.

It can be recalled that it was in 2016 during his candidacy when Manny Pacquiao gave a controversial remark about the LGBTQ community with regards to their union as a married couple.

In response to Pacquiao’s defeat, ABS-CBN director Andoy Ranay posted a photo of him on social media while smiling. It is accompanied by a sarcastic caption.

https://twitter.com/andoyranay/status/1429366175603982339
https://twitter.com/andoyranay/status/1429374540027629568

On the other hand, newbie actor Adrian Lindayag commented on Manny’s defeat calling him a “homophobe.”

TV personality IC Mendoza also gave a negative remark on Pacquiao after his fight.

He used the gay language “Lotlot” and “LaOcean” to express his opinion on the Filipino boxer’s defeat.

“Lotlot” means loser and “laocean” is obsolete.

IC also used the hashtag “#MasaholPaSaHayop” while referring to Manny’s previous remark.

Some netizens called Manny a “homophobe” including American blogger Perez Hilton.

When Manny ran for senator in 2016, he was asked for his opinion on the union of members of the LGBTQ community.

He said: “Mas mabuti pa yung hayop. Marunong kumilala kung lalaki, lalaki; babae, babae. Ngayon kung lalaki sa lalaki, babae sa babae, e, mas masahol pa ang hayop sa tao.”

According to PEP.ph, is statement immediately went viral garnering mixed reactions from the netizens particularly from the members of the LGBTQ community.

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