This Filipina is getting burned for misrepresenting our country

Gelo Lasin
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The mother of all crapstorms

Apparently, nothing gets Filipinos riled up more than misrepresenting our country.

A mystery woman recently came under fire after she inaccurately portrayed the Filipino local culture in the web series ’70 People, 70 Countries’ by international travel mag ‘Conde Nast Traveler.’

Filipino, This Filipina is getting burned for misrepresenting our country
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When asked on how to count in Filipino (skip to 1:38)

She answered ‘One, two, three, four, five…’

Filipino, This Filipina is getting burned for misrepresenting our country

Naturally, Pinoys went apeshit

Filipino, This Filipina is getting burned for misrepresenting our country

Filipino, This Filipina is getting burned for misrepresenting our country

Filipino, This Filipina is getting burned for misrepresenting our country

When asked to sing ‘Happy Birthday’ (skip to 3:13)

She sang ‘Happy Birthday to you…’

Which was of course, wrong.

Filipino, This Filipina is getting burned for misrepresenting our country

Altho some were quick to point out that…

Filipino, This Filipina is getting burned for misrepresenting our country

When asked how to say ‘Goodbye’ (skip to 1:43)

She replied ‘Bye!’

Filipino, This Filipina is getting burned for misrepresenting our country

Filipino, This Filipina is getting burned for misrepresenting our country

When asked how to say ‘Cheers’ (skip to 1:17)

She claimed that ‘There is actually no ‘cheers’ in the Philippines’

Filipino, This Filipina is getting burned for misrepresenting our country

Filipino, This Filipina is getting burned for misrepresenting our country

Finally, when asked for a Filipino tongue twister (skip to 2:55)

‘There’s really no tongue-twister…’

Filipino, This Filipina is getting burned for misrepresenting our country

Filipino, This Filipina is getting burned for misrepresenting our country

Filipino, This Filipina is getting burned for misrepresenting our country

TBH she looks kinda lost in most of the vids. Maybe she just didn’t have time to prepare?

But she DID get our National Anthem right, so there’s hope (skip to 0:22)