- The camera caught President Duterte making face after shaking hands with Senator Leila De Lima
- The video was uploaded by a certain PJ Alim Pascual on his Facebook account and captioned it with: “Your reaction after seeing your basher”
- The video gathered more than nine million views
President Rodrigo Duterte displayed his playful side when he made a funny face after shaking hands with Senator Leila De Lima, a known critic of his, during the State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 25.
The video showed the president was making his way to the podium of the House of Representatives when he walked past the lady senator who was seated at the front row. The president was seen throwing a quick glance to De Lima and then he stepped back to greet one of his biggest critics.
After shaking hands with De Lima, the camera caught President Duterte making a funny face.
It was one of the funny moments during the SONA. It was made more hilarious when a certain PJ ALim Pascual uploaded the video online with a funny caption: “Your reaction after seeing your basher.” The video gathered more than nine million views.
Asked if she saw the president’s reaction after shaking her hand, Senator De Lima said the President was just being his usual playful self.
“Nag-make face sya. Childish smirk. Kasama lang yan sa kapilyuhan niya. Sabi ng mga fellow Bedans pilyo talaga yan noon pa,” De Lima said when she was interviewed after the SONA.
[He made a face. Childish smirk. It’s just part of his playfulness. His fellow Bedans said he’s always been playful]
Here’s the funny video: