Jose Manalo Receives Criticisms Due To ‘Starstruck’ Judge Rumors


Netizens criticized Jose Manalo as he is rumored to be a Starstruck judge

Eat Bulaga host Jose Manalo is allegedly one of the judges of the Kapuso reality talent search Starstruck.

The said talent search has discovered potentials stars over the years. Some of the prominent names in the industry who came from Starstruck are Jennylyn Mercado, Mark Herras, and Ryza Cenon.

Apparently, the management of GMA is planning to revive the talent search. There had been rumors saying that Jose will be one of the judges.

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Photo source: PN

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The comedian-host rose to fame as a sidekick of other big stars in the industry. When he was included as one of the mainstays of Eat Bulaga, his talent became known to a wider audience.

Aside from hosting and doing comedy and drama once in a while, Jose Manalo can also sing. His tandem with fellow EB host and comedian Wally Bayola is also a big hit on TV and even in concerts.

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On the other hand, as a judge of Starstruck, some netizens refute the credibility of the comedian-host. Based on the article published on the site of Bandera, Jose received criticisms as it was alleged that he is one of the Starstruck judges.

Here are some of the negative comments from netizens

“Mabuti pa si Bitoy na lang or si Dingdong Dantes, Jose halos araw araw mo na sila nakikita sa TV.”

“He doesn’t deserve to be a judge, he’s not even a matinee celebrity, he’s a comedian.”

“Huwag naman siya please! Maraming mas deserving.”

However, based on the article, a netizen who defended the EB host had this statement: “Jose Manalo is a multi-talented comedian and actor, so pwedeng pwede siya mag judge, he knows a talent when he sees one. Ayan na naman yung mga haters gusto yata taga UP, Ateneo at DLSU ang mag judge sa StarStruck.”

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