ABS-CBN Foundation Chairperson Regina Paz L. Lopez finally breaks her silence on earlier reports that she is supporting presidential candidacy of Davao City Mayor Rody Duterte. As an environmentalist, Ms. Lopez admitted this Friday, April 15, that she is indeed leaning towards Mayor Duterte. Watch her interview video at Headstart below.
Gina Lopez, who is the younger sister of Eugenio Lopez III (Gabby Lopez), the current chairman of ABS-CBN Corporation, has been reported to have endorsed Duterte for president. It started when a certain Ryan Pete Zamora from TADECO Inc. (Tagum Agricultural Development Company, Inc.) about it on Facebook this Tuesday, April 12.
She even compare Duterte to the great leader of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew and said
“You know, there’s pros and cons, but if you look at Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew. I mean, he was like a benevolent dictator. If he didn’t come strong like that, you wouldn’t have a Singapore. I am a dictator in the foundation.” She told Karen, when asked about the allegations that Duterte has a tendency to be a dictator, and may declare Martial Law.