The name of TV 5 news anchor Paolo Bediones is now a hot search in the Philippines after a rumor that a steamy video of him and a former model has circulated on social media. Many Filipinos are now going gaga searching the web for the said video.
The TV 5 Management has issued a statement about the issue, here it is:
“The recent issue involving our news anchor, Paolo Bediones, on social media is a purely personal and private matter in which TV5 has no involvement or desire to intrude. We accord our employees and talents all respect that are due them for their privacy and personal action or decision. We disapprove strongly the malicious and wanton publication of the video, an act that clearly violates pertinent cybercrime laws. We firmly express our support for our anchor Paolo Bediones in the face of a controversy that represents nothing more than an attempt to smear his reputation.Bediones, on the other hand has been silent about the issue.