Mo Twister, Jinggoy Estrada’s children in Twitter war
MANILA, Philippines—For more than a week, Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada’s son Jolo has been blasted by netizens for allegedly posting on the photo-sharing site Instagram what many deemed proofs of his and his family’s lavish lifestyle—from his fancy shoes, a ride on a private plane, and a diplomatic passport.
But when disc jockey Mo Twister tweeted about the issue, Estrada’s other children thought it was time to break their silence.
It all started with a tweet the DJ, Mohan Gumatay in real life, posted on Thursday night: “Does Jolo Ejercito have Twitter? I was hoping to cyber-bully him.”
But Jolo’s younger brother Julian, an actor, came to his defense and quoted Gumatay’s tweet with a reply “be professional you douche,” as a Twitter war shaped up.
Gumatay lashed back at Julian, saying “the (expletive) irony from you. The ‘profession’ is to not steal. To help the less fortunate instead of making them lesser fortunate.”
Their senator-father allegedly amassed P183.795 million in forms of commissions from alleged illegal disbursements of his pork barrel in connivance with purported scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles.
Estrada, who is currently detained at the Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center, faces one count of plunder, a non-bailable offense, and 11 counts of graft.
Julian ignored the TV host’s tweet, but it was followed up by Gumatay with “Wait. Now I recognize you! You were on the jet when your douchebag deluxe bro was trying to show off all the stuff WE BOUGHT HIM.”
In one of the controversial Instagram posts of Jolo, Julian was shown sitting beside his brother in a private jet.
After Julian exchanged hate tweets laced with swear words with Gumatay, Estrada’s eldest daughter and San Juan councilor Janella Marie “Jel” Ejercito joined the Twitter feud to speak in behalf of her brothers.
Jel’s first reply to the DJ and TV host was accompanied with an Instagram post, calling him “too old to bully on social media.”
“Ginoong Mo Twister (@djmotwister). Unang una sa lahat, matanda ka na para mag-hanap ng kaaway lalo na at gamit mo pa ang social media. Malamang na sa pag gamit mo nito ay maraming magagalit lalo na at kilala ka, maaaring panigan ka at paboran ka, tama o mali man ang mga kinakalat mong impormasyon.
(Mr. Mo Twister, first of all, you are too old to pick up a fight especially on social media. By using this medium, some people might get mad especially because you are known. They may side with you or oppose you, whether the information you are spending is right or wrong.)
Pangalawa, kailangan mo ba mailagay under the limelight dahil laos ka na? Nakakaawa. Don’t add salt to the wound. We sincerely pitied you when there was a “leaked” video of you crying about Rhian Ramos having an abortion and you didn’t hear anything from us. But I guess people like you do not deserve any amount of kindness because you think that being controversial in terms of being rude to other people makes you marketable. Now, we pity you even more.
(Second, do you really want to be in the limelight because you’re a has-been? Pitiful.)
Pangatlo, do not ever call my brothers or anyone “bobo” sapagkat walang bobo sa mundo. Kung mayroon man, siguro ikaw na po yun dahil ginagamit mo ang laos mong kasikatan sa pamamagitan ng paninira sa ibang tao without even knowing the truth about anything at tuluyang naniniwala sa haka haka. That is all I have to say about your judgmental ways and I do hope that God blesses you and your evil ways.
(Third, do not ever call my brothers or anyone “dumb”, because no one in this world is dumb. If there is one, it might be you because you are using your outmoded popularity by thrashing other people without even knowing the truth about anything and relying on speculations. )
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