Actress Donnalyn Bartolome recently admitted that she is hurt by the harsh words thrown at her. by her online critics. This follows her portrayal to a role in the upcoming controversial film “Jacqueline Comes Home.” Her recent project is a biographical film that talks about the side of the Chiong sisters in their famous case.
Playing the roles of Marijoy and Jacqueline Chiong with her is the actress Meg Imperial who also confesses that she sometimes cries because of the hurtful words coming from their critics. Ever since the teaser for their film came out, many netizens directed their hate towards the two actresses who played the lead roles.
Even the director Ysabelle Peach Caparas, daughter of the veteran director Carlo J. Caparas, revealed that she knew that this what she expected to happen. Ysabelle already thought that most people wouldn’t understand that the point of the film is about the suffering of the Chiong family and not the trial itself.
Furthermore, Donnalyn admitted felt quitting showbiz industry because of the criticisms she’s getting now.
Donnalyn is a Japanese-born Filipino who started her career being a YouTube video blogger. She then became a singer, songwriter, rapper, and now a film actress.She held supporting roles in the films “Girlfriend for Hire”, “Para sa Hopeless Romantic”, “Talk Back and You’re Dead”, “Your Place or Mine?”, and “This Time.” The 24-year-old actress stars in her upcoming film together with veteran actors Alma Moreno, Ryan Eigenmann, and Joel Torre.
“Jacqueline Comes Home” drew flak from netizens after a documentary about the case circulated online. Now, many took the side of Paco Laranaga, who was allegedly the victim in the controversial case.
It’s quite sad to see actors getting hate from the roles they take on. People should be more careful with the words they post online and how they could affect others.