A romantic comedy series about a young determined culinary intern named Sky making his way into a multi-billion-dollar food company. Find out how he survived the challenges and won the heart of his wicked boss Ace.
The series is expected to have 12 episode and is anticipated to air its first episode on August 8, 2020. The actors, production team and marketing team are busy promoting the their upcoming series. Unfortunately just recently Inaki Torres recieves a severe backlash in Twitter because of his, according to BL Fans, “homophophic” statement.
Here’s the full interview:
Here’s his statement that registered as bad taste to the bl fans. At around 1 minute in the video below is the transcript:
Interviewer: people are wondering may mga BL Series but what does it mean?
Inaki Torres – Boys Love? Yeah
Interviewer: Boys Love
Inaki Torres: so yung Boys Love, it started sa Thailand, Japan, and some other Asian Countries then so ang story neto I just want to clarify, yung Boys Love po it doesn’t mean na gay so parang 2 straight guys nagka inlove-an sila that was the story so
Interviewer: kasi deadma di ba (End of script)
Fans bring their frustration to twitter.
Boys love basically is a relatively new term mainly used to indicate broadly in manga, anime, or fan works depicting love between men. Two men falling in love, making love, kissing. Then later on this novels and or comics was produced in short films and then made its popularity in the television series from Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, South Korea and most recently here in the Philippines.
I understand why people say his statement was homophobic. Well personally I guess it is homophobic and its a good thing people are calling him out because that is the only was for everyone to be more sensitive in what they are going to say.
A person who is going to portray a certain character and represent them then that actor needs to embody and learn the characteristics of who they are representing and represent them according to how that group is living, their culture, their way of living, their feelings and simply their emotions on how they perceive things. By doing so, you would already know how to answer questions.
I am happy though that after the twitter backlash the actor finally apologizes. Which is a good move for him.
However, I have several thoughts running around.
- Is it really an honest mistake from the actor? If it is, he already apologizes and that’s good. We will just see how he will move forward. Will he do something to show sincerity? Showing that he is owning up to his mistake and that he is not homophobic. Only the future holds but for now it is time to move on to that.
- Will it be a publicity stunt? hahaha I am not surprise if it is. It normally happens in the Philippines. The producers would do something so people would start talking about the series or movie. Actors and actress would act sweet and act like they are couple and all that, sometimes they create issues on the actors and actress just to be talked about and I really find it as a cheap marketing stunt. hahaha that is just my take about it. So with what is happening I really can’t help thinking it is just one of those cheap publicity stunt so people will start talking about the actor and the series as the release date is coming up this August 8, 2020. They have the whole month for them to instill the issue and the whole month of people talking about the actor and its series. Which they became successful because people are reacting and talking about the actor in Twitter. I just find it cheap. If it is true, why don’t you copy what GAMEBOY is doing. They do not actor drama all they needed was a great story line, great acting capability, great editing putting them all together make people started loving the series. The audience started sharing the story. People across the globe is reacting to it. The audience are the one marketing the drama.
So that was my take about the ongoing issue about MY DAY actor controversial. I really think it was just a bad publicity stunt and a cheap one. I will still watch the series because I am excited on the story and how it is being portrayed and not because of the ongoing controversy. So I am excited and hoping it will be played well and hoping the writers would create great moods. I am hoping they can hook me up.
So this is just my reaction and my personal take on what is going on. Inaki your good just continue showing your true feelings about LGBTQ+ community. I don’t condemn you because of what is going on. Wag na lang sana maulit.