MANILA — When businessman Cedric Lee was released on bail on Wednesday, he only has two words for actor-host Vhong Navarro – “It’s showtime!”
While some netizens interpreted this as a threat to Navarro, Lee’s lawyer Atty. Howard Calleja said that what his client said should not be taken out of context.
“There’s nothing bad of malicious about that… Maybe Cedric is just happy because of his release from prison, or maybe he misses watching TV,” said Calleja.
Calleja added that he will remind his client not to give statements like that.
Earlier, Navarro expressed his concern for his and his family’s safety given that Lee and co-accused Simeon “Zimmer” Raz Jr.
Last January 22, Navarro sued Lee, Raz, model Deniece Cornejo, and three others for illegally detaining him in a condominium in Taguig City.