Neri Naig has posted her first public comments since her sex tape with boyfriend Chito Miranda was made public earlier this month. While the singer/actress did not specifically comment on the video in question, she did post a quote from the classic novel The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe.
"Her eyes were filled with tears, and the words she would have spoken faltered on her lips," the quote said. "Do not speak yet. I know all you would say. Your spirits must be soothed. You must allow yourself a little time to recover from your first shock, before you encounter the second. I will not affect to conceal from you how much I know your heart must suffer, on returning to the scene of your former happiness. Here, you will have all, the quiet and sympathy can give, to restore your spirit."
While Neri Naig had been mostly silent since the sex tape's release, Chito Miranda has consistently defended his lover, at least on social media. He previously posted a lengthy Facebook message calling out the people who criticized his girlfriend.
"I don't really care what other people think or say about me (that's their opinion ... and I respect that), but I do care about what they say about my girlfriend, and I have one simple question for those who have a problem with her, regarding their self-righteous beliefs and opinions on morality, tastelessly expressed through their hateful comments: What do you do on your spare time aside from bashing helpless girls on the internet?" Chito Miranda wrote following the Neri Naig sex tape scandal.
But still, Chito Miranda remained largely silent to the press in the early days of his sex tape scandal. The Parokya ni Edgar frontman finally responded to the controversy this week, when he noted that Neri Naig was doing "OK." He added that he had not spoken out sooner because he did not want to make the video scandal worse.
Meanwhile, Chito Miranda and Neri Naig continue to search for the person who leaked the sex tape in the first place. The couple has sought the help of the National Bureau of Investigation. The leaker in question could face up to seven years in jail if found guilty of violating the Anti-Photo and Video Voyeurism Act of 2009.