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No less than 137,000 individuals flood Emerald St., and adjoining streets, in Pasig City on Sunday to support the Leni-Kiko campaign rally.
Emerald turned pink as supporters of presidential aspirant Leni Robredo and her running mate vice presidential aspirant Kiko Pangilinan on Sunday, March 20.
According to the Pasig City police, 137,000 people joined the rally. But organizers said the crowd estimate reached 180,000.
Celebs spotted in the crowd
The rally, held 50 days before the May 9, 2022 elections, also featured several local artists. Among them are Robi Domingo, Melai Cantiveros, and Jolina Magdangal who hosted the event.
Singer Ebe Dancel and bands Autotelic, Rivermaya, and Ben & Ben also performed in the event.
Moreover, known celebrities also joined the crowd. Actress Angel Locsin, who went with her husband Neil Arce, even brought her own placard that says, “Ma’am Leni, sa’yo na ang bato.”
The Barretos, Marjorie Barretto and her kids Claudia, Leon, Dani, and Xavi Panlilio, also went to the rally. All of them were wearing pink outfits.
Ari shares clip of Kakampinks singing “Break Free”
Filipinos were also shocked to see pop star Ariana Grande’s Instagram story where she shared a clip of rally attendees singing her hit song “Break Free”.
“I could not believe this was real,” the singer-songwriter captioned. “I love you more than words.”