Kathryn Bernardo, a beloved figure in Philippine showbiz, recently found herself at the center of a social media storm when she posed with a raised middle finger during a block screening of her movie “A Very Good Girl.” While many fans eagerly awaited this highly anticipated film, some were taken aback by her provocative gesture.
The incident, captured in photos shared by ABS-CBN Film Productions Inc. (Star Cinema) on their Facebook page, has ignited a diverse range of reactions among her fan base.
The controversy surrounding Kathryn’s middle finger pose highlights the delicate balance public figures must maintain between personal expression and their image as role models. While some fans may view her action as a playful expression, others felt disappointed by what they perceived as an inappropriate gesture, considering her status as a role model for many young fans.
As discussions surrounding this incident continue, it serves as a reminder of the complexities of fame and the scrutiny that comes with being in the public eye.
“A fan of Kath since Mara Clara but not with the hand gesture.”
“Please delete photo so sad ok lng kung peace or heart sign.”
“Sobrang idol ko si Kath, pero prang dahil dito bigla akong na off.”
“I like kathryn but I am dissappointed with the hand gesture. Not a good example. So sad.”