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Iza Calzado’s addresses bashers over wanting to portray Imelda Marcos

Iza: ‘Just because I said I want to play her means I put her on a pedestal’

BY MAUREEN MARIE BELMONTE

Twitter: @MissHappyWriter

FRESH SCOOPS

1/23/2017 7:00 AM
Iza Calzado’s addresses bashers over wanting to portray Imelda Marcos


012317-IzaCalzado1_PUSH.jpgSome of Iza followers weren’t able to hold back their reactions when she dressed up as the former first lady Imelda Marcos in a recent costume party.

While her posts drew praises for showcasing “Filipina beauty” and having grace in carrying the famous Filipiniana costume, one of her posts irked a good number of her followers.





In the said post, the A Love to Last star expressed her desire to portray the role of the infamous first lady for being an “interesting character study.”



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Iza, took to her Twitter, to clarify that she does not idolize the former first lady of President Ferdinand Marcos.

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She likewise explained that her post was merely coming from an actress’ perspective.

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The actress expressed dismay over the ongoing divisiveness in the country that has sown hate between various quarters.

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In the end Iza apologized if she even offended anybody with her post. But she stood her ground that her post was not political at all.

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