WATCH: Hasht5 members read mean comments about them

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 06 2015 07:10 PM | Updated as of Nov 07 2016 03:53 PM

Members of a teenage group called Hasht5 gamely read mean comments from followers of their social media accounts.

Hasht5 became popular online after receiving a huge amount of bashing from netizens.

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The idea of reading mean social media comments was popularized by Hollywood celebrities.

Local stars who have joined the trend include Kapamilya actress Kathryn Bernardo, journalist Karen Davila, restaurant owner Erwan Heussaff and singer Jay R.