By the time you read this, however, the Christopher Lao video may have been taken down, so heto ang masasabi namin diyan.
Yes, magpa-panic din kami kung nangyari din iyan sa amin. Yes, matataranta din kami kung hindi namin nakita yung butas sa kalsada bago namin na-realize na pinasok na ng baha ang kotse namin... but our panic attacks are rarely televised. The fact still remains that 1) this incident is on public record, and 2) he practically brought this on himself by not giving himself a chill pill before talking on camera. It was too little, too late.
Edited to add this link to Christopher Lao's official statement. Heto po ang pinaka-importanteng mensahe niya:
I have been silent the past few days as I want this to go away soon but not before saying sorry and thank you to people who matter.
I would like to apologize for my behavior that was seen on nationwide television and now on the internet. It was unfortunate that I was caught on camera immediately after an overwhelmingly stressful mishap.
I would like to again sincerely thank those who braved the flood to help a distraught stranger like me. Their selfless act reminded me of how dependable Filipinos are in times of crisis.We accept your apology, Mr. Lao. Pero huwag na huwag mong uulitin ito, ha?