Shortly after Marjorie Barretto aired her side of the story on the latest controversy involving her family, which exploded last week during the wake of their father, Gretchen Barretto addressed on Instagram some of the things the former raised.
In Marjorie’s TV interview with ABS-CBN News’ Karen Davila last night, some of the things she raised was that Gretchen did not even visit their dad Miguel Barretto at the hospital; claimed that contrary to what Gretchen said earlier, their mom was invited to a party thrown for their dad by Marjorie, except that she was unable to go supposedly because “mom was ill that day;” and alleged that Gretchen’s entrance at the funeral together with President Rodrigo Duterte was “orchestrated.”
Marjorie also talked about her relationship with former Caloocan City mayor now congressman Enrico “Recom” Echiverri,” saying he is the father of her youngest child, seven-year-old Erich; then belied Gretchen’s claim that Enrico “molested” Claudine.
Gretchen wrote on Instagram in response: “I was not allowed to go to the hospital because of your outbursts & because there will be more tension for me to see EX MAYOR ECHIVERRI ( who claudine will file a molestation case against right after the 40 th day . The attack of your father , as you say happened ( as told to me by our mother is because you ARRANGED a lunch party for dad to spite mom for being on claudine side( you did not invite mom & that caused a huge dispute between our parents & the rest is history. Lets stick to each point so people will better understand THE TRUTH) fyi/ RELAX YOU ARE RADIATING WITH SO MUCH ANGER & ENVY & HIGHLY PARANOID. ( I DO NOT HAVE THE POWER TO ORCHESTRATE A GRAND ENTRANCE WITH THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES 🇵🇭 PRRD WAS KIND ENOUGH TO OFFER TO SEE ME AT THE WAKE & Only then , i was hoping you COULD CONTROL YOUR ANGER & overwhelming FEAR OF THE TRUTH.”
Marjorie’s interview largely touched on her perspective on what happened that day at the funeral when they (the Barretto sisters) saw each other.
Recall that reports have it that there was scuffle involving Claudine and Marjorie, and then supposedly other family members,
Later, Gretchen said Marjorie had a “nervous breakdown” that time.
Opposing the charge, in her TV interview, Marjorie said: “I wasn’t the one with nervous breakdown. I was sitting quietly with the President on the left side of the chapel, exchanging pleasantries… We ended well, habang si Gretchen nakikipagbugbugan doon. Para klaro sa lahat. Siya ang gumawa ng gulo. Hindi ako. I respect my father.”