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On Wednesday, “Buknoy” became the top trending topic in Twitter Philippines. Here’s why.
Who is Buknoy?
Buknoy is a content creator slash “influencer.” He currently has a little more than 600, 000 followers on Facebook and 200, 000 followers on YouTube. He is also a TikTok personality.
Details on his YouTube channel Buknoy Glamur says he is a 16-year-old student and vlogger.
Why are netizens coming for him?
Netizens slammed Buknoy for his insensitive remarks about tricycle drivers.
In one of his videos, Buknoy tried to encourage people to never give up on their dreams. According to Buknoy, if a person won’t strive for his dreams, he will end up a tricycle driver.
Netizens slammed Buknoy for his foul remarks. Others “cancelled” him and even enumerated other social media personalities who are better than him.
Kween Kim Arda, Kween Everything, Kween Yasmin as better influencers...— Rencce✨ (@ray_veerr) July 3, 2020
Buknoy who???? pic.twitter.com/LjDSZNA4mA
Here’s a voice message of BUKNOY telling my friend STEPH that she’s “POKPOK NA MALANDI”, ANO NA BUKNOY pic.twitter.com/8jQeaqN42U— RŁ (@dcmnrl) July 3, 2020
Rather stan this four influencer than Buknoy pic.twitter.com/KQN7Gah8Nw— jepoy☝ (@mrjep0y_) July 3, 2020
My Father's reaction after watching the vlog of Buknoy pic.twitter.com/QdEM0RASaf— 𝒂𝒚𝒆𝒏 (@prncssllnsz) July 3, 2020
TRICYCLE DRIVER IS A JOB!!— gervic (@gerviccespinar) July 3, 2020
CARPENTERO IS A JOB!!!
LABANDERA IS A JOB!!!!
WALA MAN SILANG DIPLOMA OR DEGREE PERO PUTANGINA THE HARDWORK THEY EXERT JUST FOR THEIR FAMILIES TO SURVIVE MUST BE APPRECIATED!!!!!!