MANILA — TV host and actress Kris Aquino burst into tears while listening to his brother, President Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Quezon City, yesterday.
The actress was moved to tears after the president revealed the that he has been receiving death threats.
The threats already started since the start of the movement against her mother President Cory Aquino in 1987.
Kris explained that she feels really bad whenever her brother would speak like its his last day.
“Ayaw naming naririnig yung mga sinasabi niya kung hanggang dito na lang,” Kris said.
(We don’t want to hear from him when he says that he might reach his end.)
“Gusto ko umabot siya sa point na yung mga anak ni Bimby, maabutan pa niya,” she added.
(I want him to reach the point when Bimby’s children would still meet him.)
Amid the growing criticisms against PNoy after the court declaration of the unconstitutionality of the Disbursement Acceleration Program, Kris said emphasized her support for his brother.
“Yun, we’re very proud of him. We’re with him.,” Kris said. “And we want him to live a long life.”