While in Japan Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte told reporters he was once gay but his ex-wife “cured” him and now he’s a man again.
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FOX News reported:
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday that he was once gay but “cured” himself after meeting his former wife.
He made the comments during a trip to Japan where he accused his political opponent Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV of being gay, claiming that the way he moved proves that.
“I said, ‘Are you sure?’ They said, ‘You ask any gay person who sees Trillanes move, they’ll say he’s gay,’” he said, the Filipino news organization Rappler reported.
“Good thing Trillanes and I are similar. But I cured myself,” Duterte continued. “When I began a relationship with [ex wife Elizabeth] Zimmerman, I said, this is it. I became a man again,” he continued.
Last August Duterte accused Trillanes of having a low IQ.