Ex-MTV VJ Belinda Panelo endures racist rant in California

ABS-CBN North America News Bureau

Posted at Feb 15 2019 01:48 PM

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Former MTV VJ and model became a target of a racist rant in the Southern California city of Playa Vista.

Belinda Panelo was out getting coffee when a woman began questioning what race she was.

Panelo then recorded the racist rant.

In the video, Panelo can be heard calmly telling the unidentified woman that she bought coffee.

Panelo, whose son was with her at the time of the rant, told Balitang America that she and her son are doing fine after the incident.

She said Filipinos should be unfazed and that they can be active in their respective communities, participate in civic society, and educate themselves. 

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