I live to be read by you, Joey! :)
The first time I watched it, I thought it was some Eastern European girl. After I saw the big GMA banner in the back, I was aghast, surprised, and finally, amused. Amused my foot. I laughed my tail off.
And no, I don’t feel guilty about that. There are lots of great Filipinos who cannot speak English well. I don’t take anything away from them, because a person’s ability to speak English merely indicates that they grew up in an environment which fostered it. No more no less.
Alyssa obviously did not have that privilege. But apparently that wasn’t obvious to her handlers. Her manager, whoever booked her for that show, whoever practiced her for that song, etc. They goofed for letting that happen.
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