In this digital age of blogs, Twitter and Facebook, more than ever, a social media scandal can cause an individual to lose everything he/she has worked hard for.
Words of praise turn into dismay, disappointment and disassociation. Judgment is easily casted before light is shed on the issue.
Take the case of celebrity designer Puey Quiñones, who became the subject of shame and ridicule which began with a photograph of a re-tagged jacket posted all over Facebook and Twitter.
In the August Issue of MEGA, Puey opens up to Editor-in-Chief Sari Yap to talk about the incident.
“I agreed to do the interview only because of Sari,” Puey said.
It’s never easy to go public and admit your wrong deeds, but Puey braved the odds and apologized to those he let down.
In said interview, he said he didn’t want to prolong his agony and opted to apologize rather than deny the allegations.
It’s easy to create a scandal, but to erase the stigma will take time and effort to erase.
Puey may have done things wrong, but to err is human.
Coming out clean by admitting his fault is a good way to start again.
Read more about the exclusive confession of Puey Quinones in the August Issue of MEGA Magazine with the Maricar Reyes on the cover, out in stands now.
Update: Puey loses job once again