Since the Ecuadorian actor Roberto Manrique, known for his roles in soap operas such as “Doña Bárbara”, “Los Victorinos”, “Without breasts yes there is paradise” and “The end of paradise”, decided to speak with his followers about his sexual orientation, at the end of August 2021, started getting messages of support, but also some wild comments.
“It had never seemed important to me to say that I am homosexual because I really considered it irrelevant, that there are other aspects of who I am and that is the priority,” he explained in a video of new minutes that he shared on Instagram.
Although it is not a secret from your family, friends, co-workers, and other people around you, Roberto Manrique decided to make it public to go against the guilt and regret generated by society towards people with said sexual orientation.
Most of his followers have shown their support in many ways, but others have made unnecessary comments. “You are gay! What a waste!” It is the statement that is repeated the most and has caught the attention of the 42-year-old actor.
“No, my life, this is being super taken advantage of. Just not for you, “replied the actor who gave life to Santiago Sanín in”Without breasts, there is no paradise”In a short video that he shared on the aforementioned social network.
In addition, he added a comment to make it clear that this type of comment “is not a compliment either here or in China.”
“Just because it’s based on the assumption that you find me attractive doesn’t make it a compliment. (Thanks the same). That your chances of having something physical with me make my life something that has no value in existence (a waste), on the other hand, it does something negative ”, he said. Roberto Manrique.
“And let’s face it, those odds were very low before. Not because you look one way or another (in fact, I haven’t seen the dozens of profiles that have written me that comment) but because of simple mathematical probability (do you follow me?). And on the other hand … waste? (Here it says darks) Don’t the other aspects of my life give it enough meaning not to be a waste? Why am I writing this? Because I know that many women write it without any bad intention … I know. And I know that by understanding the real background of what has been said and by being aware people, they will surely not repeat it, ”he added.