Vice Ganda is known for his hilarious jokes and witty statements. However, there are instances where his jokes tend to be offensive to others. There have been cases where other personalities felt insulted with his playful remarks.
Recently, the comedian pointed out his problem with mothers who breastfeed their children in public without covering their chests. He advised that they put on something to hide the area. It was especially for moms who play ‘bingo’ outside their homes.
Vice’s controversial statement is part of his ‘Qiqil Serye’ where he expresses his thoughts and opinion about a certain topic.
It is a pastime of many Filipinos to play bingo outside their homes with their friends. Vice said that there are moms who do not even care about covering their chest just so they could play. The “It’s Showtime” host expressed his concern about the children who may inhale dust and dirt because of the exposed area.
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The comedian’s statement gained a lot of criticism and negative comments from a lot of netizens. They said that they do not appreciate Vice Ganda making fun of breastfeeding mothers and there is nothing to be ashamed of.
One said that mothers have the right to breastfeed wherever they want and they should not be shamed for doing so. According to another Twitter user, breastfeeding is not limited inside the house.
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Some fans were even disappointed with the comedian-host. Someone went as far as saying it’s better if he just shut up at times.
Netizens stressed that breastfeeding is something which is normally done by moms and they should not feel embarrassed.
A social media user said that the comedian, having a huge following has the ‘power to influence’ others. The words that he leaves on live TV can bring the incorrect values to viewers. It may lead people to believe that breastfeeding in public is embarrassing.
What can you say about Vice Ganda’s comment on breastfeeding moms? Do you agree with the netizens who expressed their disagreement with the comedian? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.