Former Environment Secretary Gina Lopez has denied she’s going nuts simply because she isn’t shy to sing in in public.

In a information report by GMA News’ Tina Panganiban Perez aired Monday (May eight), Lopez took delight in her singing expertise.

“That’s tapang, I think,” she stated.

Lopez’s willingness to sing in public with ardour– her favourite track being R. Kelly’s “I believe I can fly”– has turn out to be a source of amusement for a lot of.

The former Cabinet official, who did not safe the affirmation of the Commission on Appointments, additionally disputed Senator Panfilo Lacson’s allegation that she was dedicated to a drug rehabilitation heart in her youth as a result of drug dependency.

Lopez, whose household owns broadcasting large ABS-CBN, stated her dad and mom “forcibly” took her away from an African group she joined when she was 18 as a result of she contacted her relations, a violation of its guidelines.

“What they did finally is they decided to just forcibly get me out from there and put me with Fr. Bob Garon in the drug abuse rehabilitation center. Not because I took drugs but because they wanted me out [of the group],” she stated.

Lopez slammed Lacson for accusing her of drug dependency, calling his assertion “below the belt.”

“I don’t take alcohol, I don’t smoke. For him to accuse me of something which happened 40 years ago and to label me on something shows that he’s really going below the belt,” she stated.

The former Environment Secretary stated Lacson ought to argue with her based mostly on rules and as an alternative of “bring[ing] up mud just to bring up mud.”