Deniece Cornejo, legally known Deniece Milinette Cornejo , is one of the accused accomplice of mauling and beating Fernando “Vhong” Navarro on January 22. In several exclusive interviews today, Ms. Cornejo aired her own side of the story together with Cedric Lee and Bernice Cua Lee. In her version of the story, she was the victim of an attempted rape by Mr. Navarro.
The common question is who is Deniece Cornejo ?
Here are some of the facts that we have collected so far
1. Deniece is a Lasallian
In a personal description posted via Facebook page, she is described as:
” advertising model,fashion stylist,speaker, green blooded lasallian her interest includes arts,classical music,EDUCATION and inspirational word of GOD”
2. Grand Grand daughter of Pedro Gatmaitan Santos
Pedro Gatmaitan Santos composed music for the poem “Sa Magandang Silangan” written by Dr. Jose Rizal. Here is an interpretation done by Grace Nono for the movie Amigo.
3. She is not related to GMA Chairman and CEO Atty. Felipe Gozon.
In the official statement of GMA Network:
This is to clarify that the complainant involved in the Vhong Navarro incident is not related to GMA Chairman and CEO Atty. Felipe L. Gozon. From the moment GMA News learned of the story, it sought the side of Vhong Navarro. Roño, his manager, gave GMA News a written statement, which was aired yesterday. Today, GMA News aired an interview with Navarro’s lawyer Atty Alma Mallonga. The report about the alleged attempted rape was based on the blotter filed at the Investigative Section of the Southern Police District where Vhong Navarro was taken after the incident. Other news organizations also reported it.
The real Deniece Cornejo shared previously in her instagram an image with some texts, as follows:
“With lolo felipe gozon ceo of GMA 7 it was nice to hear that they want me to be one of their princess #letmethinkitover #23rdtourismawardsnight”
4. She is a former “Kapamilya”.
In the same public Facebook page, Deniece appeared on Kapamilya teleserye such as ‘Lovers in Paris’ with KC Concepcion and Piolo Pascual. Another appearance was MMK with Erich Gonzales.
5. Deniece is now a victim of several online identity thefts and cyberbullying.
Here is how Cyberbullying is defined by Wikipedia:
Cyber-bullying could be limited to posting rumors or gossips about a person in the internet bringing about hatred in other’s minds; or it may go to the extent of personally identifying victims and publishing materials severely defaming and humiliating them.
Several social media and microblogging sites are now growing like mushrooms, like this and the one below, are now floating around sharing unreliable information about the lady and even sharing messages to plant hatred to “bisaya”. Just a reminder: “Think before you click.”
So far these are the information we have gathered. Do you know more about this lady? Feel free to share it with us.