“Eat Bulaga” host Joey de Leon expressed his sincere apology regarding his statements and opinions about depression.
During the Friday (October 6, 2017) episode of “Eat Bulaga”, the host said he is sorry over his statement about depression. He admitted that he was wrong and that he took the word too lightly due to their banters. He even added that he misunderstood depression as simple stress.
He said, “Nagkamali po ako, Dala ng gulo at tuksuhan natin, naging mababaw lang at magaan ang pagtanggap ko sa salitang ‘yan. Hanggang nabanggit ko nga ‘yung ‘Wala, gawa-gawa lang ‘yan ng ibang tao.’ ‘Yun kasi ang paniniwala ko na ang stress tsaka depression, halos magkapantay lamang. Huwag niyong asahan na alam ko ang lahat ng bagay sa mundo.”
Joey even revealed he apologized to Maine Mendoza and that his family lectured him about depression. Sharing that he has learned his mistake and that it should not be taken lightly.