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Talent manager files petition to declare Mader Sitang persona non grata in PH

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That internet sensation Mader Sitang might not be able to step foot on the Philippines once again after her international manager filed a petition to declare her persona non grata in the country.

According to a PEP Alert article published on PEP.ph, Mader Sitang’s international manager Wilbert Tolentino, together with a Philippine entourage, went to Thailand to meet with the Internet sensation who was supposed to sign a five-year managerial contract.

However, Tolentino said that Mader Sitang’s demands before signing the contract shocked him. He said that the The Thai social media star was asking for 19.5 million baht or around P31.3 million before the contract signing.

The report stated that the money will be used to build a house, an office, a mini-warehouse, and to pay for other expenses.

Tolentino arrived in Thailand on November 6 and they were supposed to have a welcome dinner with Mader Sitang, but the Thai Internet celebrity left them at the airport when she found out that Tolentino does not have the money she asked for.

After the incident, Tolentino immediately went to the Philippine consul in Thailand to file a petition to declare Mader Sitang persona non grata in the Philippines because of how she treated them.

Tolentino said that prior to the incident, he already spent around P30 million for Simply Sitang products, which include perfumes, hair products, shirts, and other merchandising items, which will be sold online.

He said that he will be giving everything that Simply Sitang products will earn to charity because of what happened.

Mader Sitang visited the Philippines last month to do a series of shows and charitable works. She became popular on social media for her videos which shows her dancing while throwing her head back and forth repeatedly with shirtless men in the background.

One of her most viewed videos has gained over 16 million views as of this writing. Many netizens have created parodies of her videos.

Aside from her viral videos, Mader Sitang is also considered to be one of Thailand’s top product endorsers today.

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