You might expect that I would write about the Jack Neo scandal eventually.
I knew it the very day Wendy Chong’s name came to everyone’s lips, about a week ago. I knew that it was going to become the Star Blog topic for this week, and I was right. LOL.
As you all know, I don’t like to write about scandals and gossips, preferring to live in my dream world where everything is happy and everyone is nice to each other.
But life gets in the way and I choose to live it instead of commiting suicide, so I have to live by its rules, unfortunately.
So, here’s my take on the Jack Neo saga and my personal encounters with him.
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The trouble with humanity is that it’s clueless.
Each time a slightly titillating incident occurs, everyone pounces on it as if it were the last popcorn in the bucket. They gawk and gape and savour the very lastness of it, refusing to let go until it’s made sodden and unrecognizable by the drool of every spectator in the seat.
What’s up with the Elizabeth Wong saga? It’s just a bunch of photographs of a woman sleeping, albeit in compromising positions and states of undress. Who hasn’t seen a sight like that before? The Internet is full of women volunteering such photographs. Go gawk at women who want to be gawked at and leave the unwilling alone.
Elizabeth Wong, the Malaysian politician who’s had the misfortune of having her nude photographs maliciously engineered and unethically distributed, is a human being, not a piece of popcorn. Why can’t people have the decency to allow her the privacy and dignity that every human deserves?
If your nude photos or videos were to be circulated around the world against your will, would you want people to treat you like a freak show exhibit?