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Will Senate segue from ‘Garci’ to ‘Pappy’?

Posted by Mai on August 31st, 2007

The Manila Times Internet Edition
Will Senate segue from ‘Garci’ to ‘Pappy’?

By Efren L. Danao Senior Reporter

The Senate may go from “Hello, Garci” to “Hello Pappy” as an investigation loomed over alleged cheating in the popular noontime show Wowowee on ABS-CBN.

“Pappy” is the nickname of the show’s host Willy Revillame, who just last week was cleared by the Department of Justice of responsibility in the deadly stampede of fans who were trying to join Wowowee’s anniversary spectacular at the Ultra arena in Pasig City in February 2006.

The controversy involves a new segment of the show called “Wilyonaryo.” In the August 20 show Revillame pulled out a box with a card displaying the number 0 instead of a 2 which represented the P2 million a contestant had given up for a smaller prize.

In a video clip of the show appearing on Youtube, the card with the number 2 was seen in Revillame’s hand.

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The Manila Times Internet Edition

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