Willie Revillame extends leave
Nagbigay na ng opisyal na pahayag ang ABS-CBN para sa kalagayan ng TV host na si Willie Revillame.
Nagkasundo ang Kapamilya network at ang TV host na si Willie na i-extend ang leave ng huli sa Wowowee hanggang Sept. 20. Ito ay pagtugon ng TV station at ni Willie sa mga kaso na isinampa ng Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) laban sa kanya at sa noontime show na Wowowee.
Tinanggap naman ng MTRCB ang hakbang ng ABS-CBN at ni Willie na sapat na tugon upang maresolba na ang mga isyung hinaharap ni Willie at ng Wowowee.
Narito ang kabuuan ng official statement:
In the interest of self-regulation, ABS-CBN has availed of the conciliation process under Section 6, Rule 7, of the MTRCB Rules of Procedures, regarding the incidents involving Mr. Willie Revillame in the Program Wowowee. After having considered the facts, issues and terms of self-regulation to be imposed in the pertinent cases, the MTRCB has approved the same.
WHEREOF, the ABS-CBN shall undertake to perform the following:
1. Extend Mr. Revillame’s leave until 20 September 2009, and
2. Remove the present dance segment of Luningning and Saicy.
FURTHER, ABS-CBN reiterates that it is fully aware of its legal and moral responsibilities as a broadcaster and shall undertake to continue to uphold the values and customs of the Filipino viewing public.