Marjorie (left) and Gretchen Barretto. Photo: Instagram

How Gretchen and Marjorie Barretto feud shocked Rodrigo Duterte and transfixed Filipinos

  • A brawl that began at the wake of late businessman Miguel Barretto, in front of the Philippine president, has spiralled into a battle between the women of his family on social media
  • Filipinos have been transfixed by the outbursts and confessions by actresses Gretchen, Marjorie and Claudine over men and money
Topic |   The Philippines

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Marjorie (left) and Gretchen Barretto. Photo: Instagram
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Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Kyodo

Duterte ‘shocked’ after bid to smooth Philippine celebrity feud between Gretchen Barretto and sister Marjorie ends in scuffle

  • Attempt by the president to reconcile film star family ends in hair pulling and the intervention of his bodyguards at a wake for patriarch Miguel Barretto
  • But critics question why a leader who has ordered numerous killings in his infamous war on drugs would be fazed by such a minor celebrity catfight
Topic |   Rodrigo Duterte

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Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Kyodo
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