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Presidential candidate Grace Poe’s decision to concede defeat on Monday night, May 9, has won the hearts of many, including several celebrities.
“The woman who delivered the solid victory to our New President Rodrigo Duterte. If she gave in to the call of Mr Mar Roxas the start of the revolution will never be realized. Deepest respect to you Madame Grace Poe you are truly the daughter of the KING FPJ,” posted Robin Padilla.
Gab Valenciano also has good words for Grace.
“My President, my friend, Grace Poe, transforming a “loss” into a win with class, finesse and yes, grace. Proud to know you. #Halalan2016,” he tweeted.
Vice Ganda praised Grace for accepting the nation’s decision, tweeting, “Mabuhay ka Sen. Grace Poe!!! Sana lahat ng pulitiko ganyan. Yung marunong tumanggap ng desisyon ng taong bayan.”
Luis Manzano, on the other hand, tweeted, “It was a good fight Sen. Grace Poe! you’ll have your time.”
Others who also tweeted their admiration for Grace include Ruffa Gutierrez, Gretchen Ho, Arnell Ignacio and Rochelle Pangilinan.
“You are an intelligent, compassionate, beautiful soul Senator Grace Poe. You have my respect and support,” Ruffa tweeted.
“Grace Poe, like her name, so graceful in defeat. We have to give her credit for this: her character all throughout the campaign,” Gretchen Ho tweeted. (Karen Valeza)