The Ateneo Martial Law Museum criticized actress and television host Toni Gonzaga over her interview with former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. The Martial Law museum said in a published open letter that the actress’s show has contributed to the whitewashing and downplaying of the atrocities during the dictatorship of Bongbong’s late father, Ferdinand Marcos.
After posting her vlog episode interviewing Bongbong titled, “The Greatest Lesson Bongbong Marcos Learned from His Father” on Monday, September 13, 2021, Gonzaga found herself in hot water. The show portrayed Bongbong as an “approachable figure.” The museum said. Aside from blasting Gonzaga’s vlog episode, the Ateneo Martial Law Museum also suggested to the actress to interview the victims and surviving families standing ready to facilitate your encounter with the victims of Martial Law and with the truth It added.