Jo Koy ‘tears up’ over mural in Philippine basketball court

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Comedian Jo Koy ‘tears up’ over mural in Philippine basketball court

 

DUBAI – Comedian Jo Koy said he “teared up” after seeing a mural of himself on the basketball court in a heavily populated community in the Philippines.

The mural of Jo Koy’s face, a tribute by the Good Vibes basketball league, replaced a Michael Jordan artwork on the floor of the basketball court.

“I teared up when I saw that they painted this mural of me in the Philippines. This is why I love my people so much. I will rep my culture proud and let the world know just how beautiful my country is. Mahal ko kayong lahat! (I love you all),” Jo Koy said.

Filipinos love their basketball, but they also love their comedians. The Good Vibes League said they picked Jo Koy because he is “making history today as a Pinoy who is able to bring joy around the world”.

The league said Jo Koy is a “Filipino artist who is blessed to bring the world together with his art, comedy”.

“Much love kapatid (brother), tuloy mo lang yan (keep it up), Joseph,” they said, calling him by his real name and mimicking Jo Koy’s mother’s Filipino accent when pronouncing it. ICA/Expat Media


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