Social media has a myriad of pros, but along came a sea of trolls. It has provided its users the ability to freely express themselves, share their (usually epically hilarious) experiences and relatable thoughts to the world, and connect with a lot of people through a network that binds us all. But all of these privileges came with a price—a legion of bashers that uses its freedom of social media speech to strike down its victim’s self-esteem and confidence.
Fortunately, dauntless netizens—including celebrities who have had to deal with such scrutiny from the public eye on a daily basis—have stepped forward to address the uncontrollably blatant bashing on social media. Celebrities and OPPO ambassadors Sanya Lopez, Janine Gutierrez, Robi Domingo, and Janella Salvador, most especially, shared their personal experiences with handling negatrolls below. Each of these popular personalities learned from the constructive comments that they have received, and the toxic comments—blocked! And with the help of the people who supported them throughout their journey, they faced their bashers with a better, more enlightened outlook!
For one, actress Sanya Lopez shared her struggles while playing one of the lead roles in a drama fantasy series. Although it was where she rose to fame, the road leading to it turned rocky because of her newbie status. She had to prove that she was as just as good as her fellow actors; and the way she addressed her critics is truly worthy of praise.
Meanwhile, for someone who was born into a known showbiz clan with their fair share of controversy, Janine Gutierrez entered the industry knowing very well not to believe everything other people say. This, especially when their goal is to bring her down. Although it’s tough being victimized, she knows better than to let haters get the best of her.
Through an uplifting message from TV personality Robi Domingo, he upholds his stance: Be generally positive and conquer every single day with a good attitude. And though sometimes things don’t go the way you planned them, what you can do is control how you face them—let the experience make you stronger!
Last but not the least, singer-actress Janella Salvador reminds everyone to not let the bashers bring you down, because they’re simply not worth it. Lift yourself up through faith, no matter the hardship!
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