Maine Mendoza denied being the woman in a "scandal" circulating on social media recently.
On Tuesday, December 22, Maine reacted to the screenshot of the said video which was sent to her by her follower.
"Wtf???? Sobrang kamukha ko kinilabutan ako pero hindi ako to!" Maine posted.
Wtf???? Sobrang kamukha ko kinilabutan ako pero hindi ako to! 🥲— Maine Mendoza (@mainedcm) December 22, 2020
The actress' management All Access Artists, Inc. also issued a statement regarding the matter.
The management stated, "All Access to Artists, Inc. and Ms. Mendoza hereby inform the public that the said video is fake. It has been digitally manipulated using deepfake technology. Ms. Mendoza is not involved in the said video and neither does she participate in the making of pornographic and other explicit materials."
The management added that they will take legal action against anyone who continues to share the said video online.
"The public is warned not to post, share or otherwise circulate the video. We will not hesitate to take appropriate legal action against any person circulating the same. We intend to hold those individuals criminally and civilly liable for the damage caused to Ms. Mendoza," the management stated.
All Access Artists continued, "We remind the public to be more discerning of the content they see online and to help us take down this voyeuristic and defamatory content.”
The management added that they are already coordinating with agencies to remove the said content online.
"We are grateful for your continued trust and support for Ms. Mendoza. Rest assured that we are taking all necessary steps to hold the individuals involved accountable and we are coordinating with the proper government agencies to remove this content online permanently," they stated.