Saturday, February 23, 2019

S M Ong: Dear tank top woman in ATM queue at Somerset , I support you

Source Website: https://www.tnp.sg/lifestyle/others/s-m-ong-dear-tank-top-woman-atm-queue-somerset-i-support-you
By S M Ong, Columnist, Humour, The New Paper, 18 February 2019 at 06:00 am


The writer posing at Somerset MRT Station in support of Ashley Garcia.
PHOTO: The writer posing at Somerset MRT Station in support of Ashley Garcia.
Picture posted by S M Ong, The New Paper on 18 February 2019 -
Viral photos, cyber-shaming and nipple tape
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Dear Ashley Garcia,

Clothes maketh the man while the lack of clothes can make a woman famous.

Sometimes unintentionally.

I mean, you were just queuing for the ATM at the Somerset MRT station and minding your own business - except that you were wearing a low-cut, side boob-revealing tank top with no bra, which apparently made it everybody's business.


Queuing for the ATM at the Somerset MRT station and minding your own business - except that you were wearing a low-cut, side boob-revealing tank top with no bra, which apparently made it everybody's business.
PHOTO: Queuing for the ATM at the Somerset MRT station and minding your own business - except that you were wearing a low-cut, side boob-revealing tank top with no bra, which apparently made it everybody's business.
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Someone took pictures of you and posted them online, where they went viral and it's easy to see why.

People get to share photos of a hot babe letting it all hang out in a public place while taking the moral stance of questioning whether it's appropriate for the hot babe to let it all hang out in a public place.

It's like having your tart and eating it too.

I don't think it was a coincidence that also last week, a buaya was spotted at Lower Seletar Reservoir. ("Buaya"
(womanizer or flirt) is Malay for crocodile and also means… maybe you can ask a Singaporean friend to explain that joke to you.)


I don't think it was a coincidence that also last week, a buaya (womanizer or flirt) was spotted at Lower Seletar Reservoir.
PHOTO: I don't think it was a coincidence that also last week, a buaya (womanizer or flirt) was spotted at Lower Seletar Reservoir.
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Lianhe Wanbao even put your picture on its front page because, you know, slut-shaming is news.

At least no one is accusing you of a cover-up.

You probably beat the Hyflux CEO as the most controversial woman in Singapore last week. Congrats.

I suggest you avoid Gojek if you don't want to get any more famous. And it's not because you're Chinese.

On Tuesday, it was revealed that you're a model from the Philippines, thanks to your Facebook post: "Yes, this was me waiting in the ATM queue. I was not aware that somebody took a photo of me (I don't personally know his purpose).

 

Lianhe Wanbao even put your picture on its front page because, you know, slut-shaming is news.
PHOTO: Lianhe Wanbao even put your picture on its front page because, you know, slut-shaming is news.
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"I apologize if I offended any culture on this outfit, but, please understand that I do not have any obscene or malicious intention by wearing it. I am sorry if you think that this was an 'indecent exposure' but, it was not my intention.

"To those people who are already hitting me below the belt and criticizing me of something, I respect you. You are already telling things which are too personal that is already outside of what you see in the picture.
"I was already cyber shamed, bullied and threatened by several people because of this.

"PS. I was wearing shorts and nipple tapes during that time. Peace, mwah!" ("muah" is used to represent the sound of a kiss, typically one given in an exaggerated or theatrical way.)

SUPPORT
As someone who has often been criticised for my appearance and cyber-shamed (for this column), I sympathise.



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As someone who has often been criticised for my appearance and cyber-shamed (for this column), I sympathise.
Picture posted bysmong.net - Mr. Ong probably suffered concussion from this mind-burgeoning incident

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Singapore is so hot. You have to dress for the weather, right?

To show my support for you, I am posting photos of myself queueing for the ATM at Somerset MRT station wearing a side boob-revealing tank top with no bra.



The writer posing at Somerset MRT Station in support of Ashley Garcia.
PHOTO: Dear Ashley Garcia,
Clothes maketh the man while the lack of clothes can make a woman famous.
Sometimes unintentionally.
Picture posted by kdslife Corporation on 11 February 2019 at 17:44:19

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Except I have no side boob to reveal (just the boob that I am and some armpit hair). So I went without nipple tape.

But I did wear shorts because I didn't want to get arrested.

Peace and mwah back.



The writer posing at Somerset MRT Station in support of Ashley Garcia.
PHOTO: The writer posing at Somerset MRT Station in support of Ashley Garcia.
"I have no side boob to reveal (just the boob that I am and some armpit hair). So I went without nipple tape. But I did wear shorts because I didn't want to get arrested."
PHOTO: FACEBOOK
Picture posted by S M Ong, Columnist, Humour, The New Paper on 18 February 2019 at 06:00 am

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'Buaya' (womanizer or flirt) is Malay for crocodile and also means… maybe you can ask a Singaporean friend to explain that joke to you.
PHOTO: God thrusts us into death and permits the devil to pounce on us. But it is not his purpose to devour us; he wants to test us, to purify us, and to manifest himself ever more to us, that we may recognize his love. Such trials and strife are to let us experience something that preaching alone is not able to do, namely, how powerful Christ is and how sincerely the Father loves us. So our trust in God and our knowledge of God will increase more and more, together with our praise and thanks for his mercy and blessing. Otherwise we would bumble along with our early, incipient faith. We would become indolent, unfruitful and inexperience Christians, and would soon grow rusty. - Martin Luther [2] , https://veryfatoldman.blogspot.com/2019/02/reflection-jonah-prays-god-delivers_22.html
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By S M Ong, Columnist, Humour, The New Paper, 18 February 2019 at 06:00 am
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Woman's skimpy outfit while queueing for ATM at Somerset MRT station, posted on Tuesday, 12 February  2019
Woman's skimpy outfit while queueing for ATM at Somerset MRT station, posted on Tuesday, 12 February  2019
https://veryfatoldman.blogspot.com/2019/02/womans-skimpy-outfit-while-queueing-for.html



Reference
[1] S M Ong, Columnist, Humour, The New Paper, S M Ong: Dear tank top woman in ATM queue at Somerset , I support you, posted on 18 February 2019 at 06:00 am, https://www.tnp.sg/lifestyle/others/s-m-ong-dear-tank-top-woman-atm-queue-somerset-i-support-you

[2] Tylan Dalrymple, "The Means of Grace from the Perspective of War", Table Talk 17, no. 2 (May 2010).


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