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Netizens tag Tim Yap’s tweet on Bb. Pilipinas candidates as ‘offensive’

Few hours before the recently held most anticipated beauty contest Binibining Pilipinas 2017  on Sunday, April 30, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, Filipinos have expressed their excitement and hopes to their chosen candidate to be crowned as the winner.

Social Media has never failed to deliver all sorts of opinions and praises coming from countless netizens around the country.

One among them, is the celebrity eventologist Tim Yap who tweeted during the live pageant about his insight pertaining to the candidates which was immediately deleted due to it sounding offensive to some.

The tweet reads: “Some of the girls don’t look like they come from the provinces they represent. #BbPilipinas2017.”

Image via Twitter

Several twitter users have reacted towards Tim’s offensive remark; saying it was an insensitive comment.

Following his deleted tweet, he has apologized for those who were offended by it: “I didn’t mean it that way. I am sorry for whoever I offended with my tweet. I think everyone is beautiful no matter where they’re from.”

While others got offended by his tweets, there were also those who commented in defense of Tim’s tweets; stating that those were merely just about his observation, and no pun was intended.

 

Source :

Pep, Twitter