Note: This article is not a satire (I mean it).
Dear Ate Charo,
Akala ko idol ng mga rets keds si Miss Kris pero hinde pala. I was proven wrong!
What should I do now?
Wa pa mo-reply si Ate Charo, pero anyway…
The article about Pinoy rich kid problems which according to some readers was stereotyping has created such a buzz that some took an effort to speak their minds out and tried to debunk the misconceptions about rich people in this poor country.
I wish to thank them for doing it.
It was indeed a meaningful discussion about rich kids problems.
And here now let’s read what they said about the piece I wrote.
Rich kids problem solved.
The comment section has become a cockfighting coliseum (biya or inilog?).
Dandruff particles were scratched, Starbucks receipt ripped apart, and iPhones thrown away.
Your comments paved the way to a significant conclusion:
The article was meant to be a satire (even without the blatant disclaimer) about the stereotypical pinoy rich kids, with some of you just laughing it off:
Some of you, the more passionate commenters, were furious and resorted to off-topic comments and ad hominem attacks:
So how do Filipino rich kids really act?
Are they really ignorant on riding public vehicles?
Do they really not know how to wash the dishes and do the laundry?
Do they really idolize Kris Aquino?
This is what you guys and girls think about the rich kids:
Top commenter “i am pissed off” says
Based on the many comments, it turns out the rich people are just like the common Filipino.
Pero naa sad jud dili kamao musakay ug jeep uy, katong naanad og taxi!
But “paolylo” explains the reason
Meanwhile “Aphotic2014” says rich kids (especially those who came from poverty) that
With a lot of comments and each one expressing their own opinion about rich kids, I dare say the some Filipinos don’t find the rich ‘maarte’, conceited and sheltered, contrary to how they are stereo-typically portrayed on TV and movies.
They don’t act like Kris Aquino and they aren’t totally dependent on their yayas.
That, they are like the rest of us, who have to deal with a lot of problems other than money.