Nadine Lustre asks for respect
MANILA, Philippines — On Thursday, actress Nadine Lustre broke her silence about the reported death of her brother.
On her Instagram stories on Thursday, the actress asked for respect.
"Hi. May I request to please refrain from posting/reposting photos and videos of me from the funeral. Let's give respect. This is for everyone. Thank you," the "It's Showtime" host posted.
Nadine also has a message for her detractors.
"To everyone who's been judging me for the past few days, remember this. You will always see me up but never down. So wag niyong hanapin. Get lost," she wrote.
In the same post, she likewise warned those people who are spreading stories of her weakness.
"And to everyone who's been sharing me stories of weakness.. I'm reading. Wait for me. I got you."
A few days ago, Nadine posted a semicolon with a hashtag #KeepGoing. Nadine's on and off-screen partner James Reid also posted this symbol and hashtag, expressing his support.
Celebrities and netizens also expressed support to Nadine.
Last year, the Department of Health, in partnership with the World Health Organization and the Natasha Goulbourn Foundation, launched "Hopeline Project" which aims to provide a support system for those suffering from depression.
The numbers to call are the following: (02) 805-HOPE (4673); 0917 558 HOPE (4673) and 2919. These numbers are toll-free for GLOBE and TM subscribers.