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This week’s tea: Girl gets dragged online for going on a date with her ‘friend’ at a famous steakhouse

SERIOUSLY: Why do people do this? And are the delulu boys the newest sub-species of the soft bois?

If you thought it’s been quiet in the Filipino side of internet drama—you’re wrong. There’s no such thing as quiet on Filipino social media, and there’s always something that people are fighting about.

This time, people closed in on a boy and a girl feuding for, well, *checks notes* dinner at the famously expensive Wolfgang Steakhouse. We can already see the comments saying, “Why write about something insignificant to society?” or “These people are always trying to find something problematic in a non-issue” or something to that effect.

And to be honest, that’s the thing. We’re here to write about anything that literally pops up in any popular circle.

Okay, now going back–so the tea is, there were two people dating for 4 months (let’s call them JS and CM). JS had invited CM to eat out at Wolfgang Steakhouse in BGC, where CM believed that there was nothing more to it—they had already agreed to remain just friends.

JS later on posted a TikTok narrating their experience, but not without saying, “Niwolfgang date pero di kami ng work sa isat isa sa dulo awtssss [Went on a Wolfgang date, but we didn’t work out in the end].” Other pictures in the TikTok post said, “We’re dating like 4 months last feb 2023 pero di nag work hahahaha pero atleast solid samahan namin as of now [We’ve been dating for around 4 months since February 2023, but it didn’t work out, hahaha. But at least our companionship is solid as of now],” and ended with a price reveal of how much their meal cost.

wolfgang date
via TikTok

The TikTok video had painted CM in a bad light and made people throw unpleasing comments towards her. CM saw the post and later on did a post of her own titled, “Natulog lang ako naging manggagamit na 😭🤣 [I just slept, and became a user already].” In her post, she made it clear that she was not the kind of person they were painting her to be and said that she had already told JS at first that they were only ‘friends.’ She ended her post by saying, “Yung 4 months na sinasabi niya, yun yung months na magkakilala kami😭 [The 4 months he is talking about, those are the months when we got to know each other].”

CM also released screenshots of her and JS’ conversations to “clarify things,” with the chat looking like JS was the one insisting on going out. She also said, “Whenever we go out, kasama namin lagi ang ate ko. But since busy siya, dalawa na lang daw kami. Kaya niya siguro [tinawag na] ‘date’ 🙃  [Whenever we go out, my sister is always with us. But since she’s busy, it’s just the two of us who went out. Maybe that’s why he tagged it as a ‘date’].

christine bautista
via TikTok

Another screenshot said that JS had asked CM where she wanted to eat, to which she said, “kahit saan basta mura lang [Anywhere, as long as it’s cheap].” JS apparently said, “Ok ako bahala dun tayo sa deserve mo [Okay, I got it; let’s go to what you deserve],” and CM explained that JS had wanted her to experience it because she “deserved” it. Like, okay insistent much?

CM also showed a screenshot where she told JS straight up that she had no intention of leading him on. But we all know where that ended up.

Days after his original post, JS uploaded another TikTok post responding to the Wolfgang issue, ultimately saying that they just joined in the Wolfgang trend. Like, get a grip, kuya??

People had a lot to say about this non-issue issue, and it could be summed up by this one comment:

tiktok comment to wolfgang date issue

Honestly? Both JS and CM were in the wrong here. Like, first of all, if CM already made it clear that they were just friends, why is JS creating some kind of story befitting his fantasies? The love-bombing and the guilt-tripping?His delulu-ness just caused internet strangers to hate on CM for not many valid reasons. And that second post “responding” to the issue and explaining his side?

Well, that didn’t work out in his favor either. And for CM, if she was aware that JS still had some feelings towards her, why didn’t she just..you know…stop feeding his delusions? We are in no way bashing CM for her actions, but rather, pointing out what could have been done to avoid this non-issue issue from happening.

But then again, that’s just us–from the outside looking in. How about you? What’s your take on this one?


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