- Former Pinoy Big Brother housemate Heaven Peralejo shared how she experienced sexual harassment
- On Instagram, Heaven said sexual harassment can happen to anyone and it happened to her
- Heaven is the niece of former actresses Rica Peralejo and Paula Peralejo
Former Pinoy Big Brother housemate Heaven Peralejo shared how she experienced sexual harassment.
On Instagram, Heaven posted her statement regarding what she experienced during their ferry ride on the way to Puerto Galera.
“Sexual harassment can happen to anyone. Anytime. And it happened to me,” she shared.
“I was with my family, but the guy behind me managed to slip his hand…. I immediately got furious. At that moment, my instincts pushed me to defend myself. Siniko ko siya and confronted him,” she continued.
Heaven, the niece of former actresses Rica Peralejo and Paula Peralejo, admitted that such experience was a traumatic one.
She, however, felt grateful that she was able to stand up for herself despite the fear.
Heaven also shared a piece of advice for women.
“We are not just women of beauty, we are women of strengthe and courage. You are a woman of your own and nobody should ever be entitled to you or your body,” she said.