Netizens were on rage on Wednesday after their idol Maine Mendoza was struck by an unknown woman while visiting a barangay for the “Sugod Bahay” segment of Eat Bulaga.
Posted by a fan-page on Instagram, a woman was seen landing a hit on Maine’s upper left arm where the star reacted with obvious pain and shock. Responding quickly, the actress’ security team was heard raising their voice while instructing, “Kunin mo yan!” (Get that person).
In the video, Maine could be heard exclaiming “Aray!” as she gripped the arm that was hit.
The owner of the video captioned the post, “Grabe pagkakasuntok kay Maine halatang galit sa kanya, girl NA SUMONTOK KAY M, BN KABA O A TARDS? tao rin mga yan, nasasaktan, walang gagawa ng ganyan Kay Maine na fans, kaya basher yan ni M.”
Fans and netizens alike were quick to comment against Maine’s attacker where some expressed the need for more security while some noted that the incident could lead to a serious threat to the actress’ life.
Some netizens commented:
“IDOL! Sana ok ka lang..wala silang karapatang ganunin ka nalang nila ng basta basta!!!Bilang fans mo nasaktan din ako kahit papano.”
“Huwag naman ganun. Why hurt her? That’s super fowl.”
“Paki-bigyan naman po ng aksyon.”