Pokwang Reveals Lee O’Brian is ‘Nagliligpit-ligpit na’

Pokwang gives update about her ex Lee O’Brian

POKWANG – The comedienne shared that her former partner, Lee O’Brian, is getting ready to leave after she successfully managed to have him deported.

Speaking with PEP.ph, the actress and comedian mentioned, “Ang alam ko, nagliligpit-ligpit na!” She emphasized that this decision is beneficial for their peace of mind, stating, “Para sa kapayapaan naming pareho.”

In January, Lee submitted a request for voluntary deportation and countered Pokwang’s deportation case, which she filed last June. The documents reveal that Lee has been working in the Philippines without the proper permits.

Pokwang’s grievances against him include financial exploitation, intimidation, and neglecting their daughter, Malia. The couple split in 2021, with Pokwang asserting that she was the one who asked Lee to leave their home and noting that he has since moved on with someone else.

Marietta Tan Subong, popularly known as Pokwang, is comedian, actress, television host, and singer. Pokwang’s career spans back to 1998, and she remains active in the entertainment industry to this day.

Her journey in show business began when she ventured abroad as an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW), working in Japan and later in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Tragedy struck when her son was diagnosed with a brain tumor, leading her to return to the Philippines to care for him. After the loss of her son, Pokwang decided to pursue a career in entertainment.

In 2004, Pokwang gained widespread recognition after winning the reality talent show “Clown in a Million” on ABS-CBN. This victory propelled her into various television projects, including dramas, sitcoms, and hosting gigs. She became a household name, known for her comedic prowess and versatility on screen.

Throughout her career, Pokwang has received numerous accolades, including awards for Best Comedy Actress and Best Female Comedian. She has starred in several films, showcasing her talent as both a comedian and a dramatic actress.

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