Filipino entertainer and entrepreneur Tim Yap was under fire recently after his alleged mistreatment towards MOMOLAND during their recent fan event in the Philippines.
MOMOLAND was in the country to attend a private event and fan meeting hosted by Tim Yap’s marketing company, Frontrow International.
Although the turn out was well received, some fans present in the event pointed out a few inappropriate jokes made by the host.
"ANG LAKAS NG IMAGINATION NITO ANO TINIRA NITO?"
HOW ABOUT YOU? ANONG NATIRA MO AT WALA KANG KWENTA MAG HOST? THEY DONT DESERVE THIS TREATMENT! pic.twitter.com/LjbvX6NUPr
— naysu (@akvllnv) December 3, 2018
He was heard slipping back and forth to Filipino while talking to the members and was heard commenting, “Anong na hithit nito? (What did this one take?)” and “siraulo (crazy)” during the members’ fan games during the event.
You had the best time of disrespecting someone who can't understand what you've said. Taeha doesn't deserve that shit. pic.twitter.com/Qu8gFoHV0K
— Tiririring²x DAISY saranghaeyo heart♥️ heart♥️ (@jeichie7) December 3, 2018
Some fans were not happy about the incident and demanded an apology from the host and entertainer.
what Tim Yap did to momoland was not funny at all. ❌
— Rich (@ritzmarcc) December 4, 2018
I deeply despise the guy who hosted Frontrow's event for Momoland. Very rude and insensitive. I feel so sorry for the girls.
— mrrgo (@MerrymerryMeego) December 3, 2018
didnt know frontrow was this much disappointing, from not knowing their names to disrespecting the members. they really just wanted to use momoland to promote some shits huh, tim yap professional MC who??
— 🦊 (@yeonuwu_) December 3, 2018
Tim Yap being the MC in momoland’s event in frontrow is kinda disappointing! Do you really need to say “Ano na hithit neto?” to Taeha?! where’s the respect?
Plus he’s talking to the members in tagalog and the worst part is he doesn’t know Yeonwoo.
— red 🐸 (@bonheurminjoo) December 3, 2018
Tim Yap issued this statement on his personal Twitter account earlier today. He apologized for his behavior and took it as a learning curve in future events.
— Tim Yap (@officialTIMYAP) December 4, 2018
Local Merries seem to have taken his apology to heart and hoped that such disrespect won’t happen to the members while in the country ever again.