PNoy: I’m just joking!

The public should not take seriously President Aquino’s amusing remarks about his love life during his public engagements, according to a Palace official.

Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said that the President was just speaking “in jest” when he expressed admiration for radio and television personality Grace Lee and other beautiful women in Cebu during a visit in the province last Monday.

Lacierda claimed that the President is “palabiro” or a joker and advised the people to get used to his “dry humor,” especially when he shares bits of information about his personal life in public.

During the launch of a Korean-operated power plant in Naga City, Cebu last Monday, President Aquino jokingly said he may hold office in Malacañang in Sugbu if only to find a love after seeing a bevy of beautiful women in the province.

The 51-year-old bachelor leader seemed attracted to Lee, a radio DJ who was host of the power plant’s inauguration, saying the Filipino-Korean is “beautiful.” Aquino, who was seen stealing glances at Lee, had a briefconversation with her after the event.

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