De Lima: Ronnie was separated from his wife during our affair
Wednesday, November 16, Senator Leila de Lima said that her former driver, Ronnie Dayan was separated from his wife when they had an affair.
“I can’t be truthful in one aspect, and untruthful in another. I’ve been very truthful about my innocence ko on the allegations against me about my alleged drug trade. I can’t be untruthful with respect to my personal life,” she said.
“Tinanong ako ng diretso, so sinagot ko ng diretso…because I don’t lie. I have difficulty lying so ano ba naman yung na aminin ko yung past episode of my life.”
“And my marriage has been annulled and then separated naman yun (Dayan) when that happened at that time. Things happened. Hindi ako pwedeng magsinungaling…because that’s the truth,” De Lima said.
De Lima also insisted that she was innocent to the accusations and her enemies were using her personal life to link her to the illegal drug trade inside the New Bilibid Prison (NBP).
“Is that proof na (that) I’m involved [in] drug na may kinalaman ako dyan sa illegal drug trade sa Bilibid just because I had a previous relationship? Di ba that’s not proof…” she said, noting that her accusers had named her other alleged bagman, aside from Dayan.
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“Pag bagman ka ba kailangan mo bang maging romantically involved…Is that proof? And theoritically, anyone can be a bagman assuming totoo yung claim nila na nakikinabang ako dyan sa drug trade na yan at allegedly may bagman. Anybody can be a bagman, anybody identified with me—a relative , a staff, bodyguard, a driver.”
“But the point of being romantically involved at some point in my life, that’s not relevant. Kaya lang pinipilit nila yan kasi kasama yan nga sa panghihiya sa akin, the misogynistic tendency of the President that he wants to portray me as an immoral woman. Dyan pumapasok ang double standard ng society natin. Look who’s talking?” the senator added.
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Asked if it was possible that Dayan is collecting money for her without her knowledge,
“I cannot be 100 percent sure of anyone else except myself. I can only be 100 percent of myself kasi kilala ko ang sarili ko. Alam ko ang sarili ko…” she said.
“Although I want to believe hindi nila gagawin yun di ba kasi baka ginawan din sila ng storya but I cannot be sure, I’m not their keeper. I can’t guarantee their integrity,” she added.
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