Sunday, February 27, 2011

Paquito Diaz is Dead

Update: Paquito Diaz, 73, passes away on March 3, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. at their Daraga, Albay residence.

Veteran character actor Paquito Diaz reportedly has died yesterday, February 26, due to complications from pneumonia.

In a news titled "Paquito pumanaw na!" posted at Pilipino Star Ngayon website early this morning, they said that Paquito died on Saturday at the Estevez Memorial Hospital in Legazpi City, Albay. But right after Diaz' family denied the report, the tabloid immediately remove the said report.

Bombo Radyo Legazpi also refutes the news through an article titled "Pamilya ni Paquito Diaz, nilinaw na buhay pa ang aktor" posted at around 12 noon today. They had an interview with Diaz's family and they said that the doctors at the hospital made a mistake. They declared the actor as dead but only to find out later he's still alive.

Boyet J Sison, host of ANC's Hard Ball, also posted on Twitter that a daughter of Paquito denied the death rumor. "I was just in communication with the daughter of Paquito Diaz, Joanna Diaz-Gallent, and she says her father has NOT passed on."

Showbiz Central, this afternoon, also had a report claiming that Paquito is still alive and recovering in the hospital.

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