Normally I reserve my posts for updates on art matters.
However, as a member of the Philippine media, I feel it is important to state my thorough condemnation of the incident on the Willing Willie TV show earlier this month on channel TV-5. In the March 12 episode, 6-year old little boy Jan-Jan cries as he gyrates and does a sexy macho dance to the raucous delight of the audience and notably the show's host Willie Revillame. Jan-Jan is obviously visibly upset while performing but, from a family of very limited means, he does this for the promise of cash (those who hope to appear on this show and who watch it are usually from the lower income demographic). TV host Revillame noted himself in between his bouts of laughter, "