Frankie Pangilinan ~Roasted~ Her Mom Sharon Cuneta With Tweets About Pinoy Rom-Coms

'Someone ALWAYS ends up in the hospital or dead or having a secret ailment.'
PHOTO: Instagram/reallysharoncuneta

By posting her observations on Filipino romantic comedy films, Frankie Pangilinan ended up "roasting" her own mother, Sharon Cuneta.

Frankie pointed out the commonly used plots in Filipino rom-coms as written in her April 19 tweet (published as is):

"why filipino romcoms always gotta be like:

"- guy is 'bad boy' who basically annoys tf out of girl

"- they spend half the movie trying to piss each other off then someone gets hurt (probs girl) and they soften

"- someone ends up in the hospital at some point (SHOCK! disease)

"- happy"

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Expounding on her observation about rom-com characters ending up in a hospital, the 19-year-old singer-writer added, "it fully SENDS me someone ALWAYS ends up in the hospital or dead or having a secret ailment why is everyone so unhealthy"

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A netizen, who uses the handle @lilchuzi, quoted Frankie's tweet and commented that Sharon used to do rom-com movies in her younger years.

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The netizen told Frankie, "your mother did these kind of films when she was younger, though."

Frankie responded, "yes im roasting her as usual"

Some of Sharon's popular rom-coms are: Kahit Konting Pagtingin (1990), Maging Sino Ka Man (1991), Pagdating Ng Panahon (2001), Kung Ako Na Lang Sana (2003), and Unexpectedly Yours (2017).

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On April 20, Frankie followed up her rom-com observations with two more tweets.

Frankie explained that even though she has these observations, she continues to watch Filipino rom-com films.

At the same time, she would love to see "diversity, gender equality, and less toxic dynamics" in Filipino films.

Frankie tweeted, "do i still watch and enjoy them and cry every time? yes.

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"would i appreciate some diversity? gender equality? less toxic dynamics? of course."

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