Watch: Vice Ganda and Hashtags’ Emotional Tribute for Franco on Showtime

It’s Showtime cast and host gave an emotional tribute to late Hashtag member Franco Hernandez on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.


ABS-CBN noontime program It’s Showtime finally go live on Wednesday after several days of hiatus to give way to Anne Curtis’ wedding held in New Zealand.

Vice Ganda and Hashtags' Emotional Tribute for Franco Hernandez on Showtime

The show opens with a heartbreaking tribute for Franco Hernandez. Jed Madela sings “See You Again” while Vice Ganda and Franco’s Hashtag batch mates gave an emotional message.

“Madlang people, ang araw pong ito ay isang pagalala sa isa nating kapamilya dito sa Showtime na kamakailan lang ay namaalan na na si Hashtag Franco, na nakilala natin sa kanyang mga ngiti at pagsayaw na madalas nating binibiro dahil sa kanyang pagsasalita,” said Vice Ganda.

“Umuwi na po sya sa kanyang tunay na tahanan. Wala na yung anak kong conio. Wala na po yung anak kong mayaman. Nalagasan ako ng isang anak,” he continues.

“At times nabwibwisit ako sa boses nya. Pero nagsisismula na akong hanapin yung boses nya ngayon,” he said.

Watch Vice Ganda and Hashtags’ emotional message for Franco.

Franco Hernandez, real name Franco Miguel Hernandez Lumanlan, is a member of popular dance group Hashtags, who regularly appear in ABS-CBN noontime program It’s Showtime.

He died from drowning in a unexpected accident in North Lamidan, Davao Occidental on Saturday, November 11, 2017.




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