In a country like the Philippines, a white, fair skin is often regarded more beautiful. But Ilocos Norte 2nd District Senior Board Member Matthew Marcos Manotoc is going against the norm.
The dark-skinned politiko embraced his moreno look in his latest Instagram post. He was pictured sitting beside two of his lighter-skinned cousins Vincent and Simon Marcos.
“My cousins and I trying to speak Ilocano,” said Manotoc, following the caption with a straight face emoji and the hashtag #oreos.
Self-aware nga, funny naman. Now that’s the spirit!