Veteran journalist Lynda Jumilla-Abalos admires the bravery of two young actresses as they asserted their rights not to be bullied online.
— Lynda Jumilla-Abalos (@lyndajumilla) September 25, 2020
Liza Soberano and Julia Barretto, both Kapamilya stars, defended themselves after they had been a target of online abuse due to a social media post.
On the case of Liza, she was threatened with rape by a Converge employee after she criticized the internet service provider for their slow service.
While Julia on the other hand, was a victim of fake news when former broadcaster Jay Sonza claimed that she was pregnant with Gerald Anderson’s son, which she immediately denied.
Both actresses filed a complaint before Quezon City court and NBI Cybercrime Division for the online hate they received because of the two incident.