Ethel Booba’s tweet last October 23, 2019 has gone viral. In the said tweet, the comedienne claimed Atong Ang was more handsome than Kapamilya hunk Gerald Anderson. As of this writing, her post has garnered almost 15.5K likes and 1.3K retweets.
In Tonight with Boy Abunda’s Tuesday, November 12, episode, Ethel got the chance to explain the reason she said Atong is more handsome compared to Gerald.
The 42-year-old comedienne and author said, “Siyempre ma-pera. Kapag marami kang pera, talagang guma-gwapo ka talaga ng bonggang bonga!”
Ethel’s statement earned laughs from the studio audience and from netizens. Here are some of the tweets.
Basta pera pomopogi at humahaba ang pasensiya charot
— lapulapu (@Pnoydog124) October 23, 2019
Mas Gwapo ang makapal ang laman sa banko libreta haha …
— Mirror (@Mirror51655890) October 23, 2019
Gerald is legendary but Atong Ang is Mythic.
— PuksaNueve (@puksa_nueve) October 23, 2019
hahah yun dame ng pera ni Atong Ang katumbas ng kagwapuhan ni Gerald Anderson 🤣🤣🤣
— rhoan (@rhoan0615) October 23, 2019
It can be recalled that Gerald was accused of having an affair with Julia Barretto, while Atong was linked to Nicole, Claudine, and Gretchen Barretto.
Meanwhile, after five weeks of battling with other contenders, Ethel Booba was hailed as the first-ever Tawag ng Tanghalan’s Celebrity Edition Grand Winner last Saturday, November 9, 2019.
The sexy comedienne received Php300,000.00 tax-free, a custom in-ear monitor from Flip Ears, a trophy created by Toym Imao, and of course, a recording contract with TNT Records.
Here’s Ethel version of ‘What Kind Of Fool Am I’ as her winning piece.