A photo of Robin Padilla with his wife generates mixed reactions
ROBIN PADILLA – A photo of the senator along with his wife Mariel Rodriguez-Padilla has gone viral, generating mixed reactions.
Robinhood Ferdinand Cariño Padilla is an actor, politician, screenwriter, producer, and director. He is known as the “Bad Boy” of Philippine cinema for portraying anti-hero protagonist gangster roles in films such as Anak ni Baby Ama, Grease Gun Gang, Bad Boy, and Bad Boy 2.
He has also been dubbed the “Prince of Action” of Philippine cinema. Padilla is also active in television programs, having played lead roles in Basta’t Kasama Kita, Asian Treasures, Joaquin Bordado, Totoy Bato, Guns and Roses, and Toda Max.
Robin Padilla, a neophyte politician, led the previous senatorial election with over 26 million votes. He’s one of the senators vocal in proposing to legalize medical marijuana.
His wife, Mariel Rodriguez-Padilla, recently took to social media wherein she shared photos of herself and her husband on the senator’s 53rd birthday. The politician recently celebrated his birthday in his office.
But eagle-eyed netizens noticed something on the table. At first glance, it appears to be “Marijuana,” but it is actually a tea brand called Plantami with packaging that looks like Mary Jane. The flowering plant depicted on the packaging is verveine, not marijuana.
As expected, the photo has gone viral garnering mixed reactions from the netizens. Some netizens commented: “Don’t panic, it’s organic.” This phrase became popular during the previous election as one of the tag lines of former Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, who ran for president but lost.
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