CBS Political Drama “Madam Secretary” – A political drama which looks into the life of the Secretary of State as she tries to balance work with family. –IMDb
Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 15 “Break in Diplomacy” Promo – Elizabeth is shocked when the Philippines’ unconventional new president, Datu Andrada (Joel de la Fuente), makes a pass at her during their meeting to discuss his refusal to participate in an Asia-Pacific territory treaty.
Madam Secretary just punched the crap out of the Philippine President in this episode.
Apparently, some aren’t really impressed and quickly reacted to this fiction. The Philippine Embassy in Washington, in particular, published a statement protesting the negative depiction:
STATEMENT ON SEASON 3, EPISODE 15 OF CBS TV SERIES MADAM SECRETARY
06 March 2017
The Philippine Embassy in Washington,…
Even the Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella reacted to this.
Presidential Spokesperson Abella on "Madam Secretary" episode: They're confused in images. They should use a fictional U.S. President.
— CNN Philippines (@cnnphilippines) March 7, 2017
Here are some reactions from the netizen:
I wonder if Filipinos will be able to complain with a straight face that the fictional PH President in Madam Secretary is a sexual harasser
— Miguel Arguelles (@cmarguel) March 7, 2017
Elections have consequences, PH.
— לוֹחְמָנִי (@alders_ledge) March 7, 2017
— Rocky Sunico (@rgsunico) March 7, 2017
"Duterte" clobbered by #MadamSecretary
— Carlos H. Conde (@condeHRW) March 7, 2017
— Seyyed De La Llata (@kuyamex) March 7, 2017
— jasmine stock (@supermanBIGTIME) March 7, 2017
Mainly, a lot of people are relating this to the current Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Should you really be taking this seriously?