Sharon Cuneta on Bigating Pinoy: The Biggest Loser
Sharon Cuneta finally speaks up on her own fight against obesity tonight in the primer for her upcoming ABS-CBN reality show The Biggest Loser Pinoy Edition.
In a TV interview, Sharon will share the physical and emotional pains of people who are regarded by society as fat, obese and heavy.
“Unfortunately, society judges you according to your physical appearance. It’s not really according to your abilities and your talents. Minsan kahit it’s very unfair, it’s a reality,” she explained.
But she is not the only one opening up on Sunday’s TV special, titled Bigating Pinoy: The Biggest Loser Primer. To prove that obesity is a serious problem in the country that should be addressed, the primer will also show case studies featuring six “heavy” Pinoys.
The list includes seven-year-old Karl Camo of Goin’ Bulilit. While people find him cuddly and cute, he is also in a crucial state of child obesity. Danica, 14, has to deal with greater pressure growing up because of her weight. Twenty-two-year-old Alvin, on the other hand, has been rejected over and over during job applications.
There is also Lorie, 33, who can’t bear a child because of excessive fat in her body. Forty-year-old Rowena, meanwhile, is a mom but can’t attend her children’s graduation in fear that they will be teased by their classmates because of her.
Get to meet Reinnier, who at 25 already has a memorial plan due to the health risks of his obesity.If you ask Sharon, she believes that there is still hope for all of them to improve their lives. That is if they begin taking care of their health like her. She said that The Biggest Loser Pinoy Edition can be a source of inspiration to people like them, and even to those who are perfectly fit and healthy.
Bigating Pinoy: The Biggest Loser Primer airs after Pilipinas Got Talent.
Derek Ramsay will co-host the show.
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