In a heartbreaking turn of events, Charice Pempengco’s father was reported murdered in her native country of the Philippines. The investigation is currently underway but we offer nothing but our prayers condolences for the singer and her family in this time of tragedy. You can read additional details here. The following is the official statement from her team.
Filipino singing star Charice who starred in last season’s “Glee” was informed yesterday that her father was murdered in The Philipines. The two had been estranged for several years but Charice, who has been touring in South East Asia with David Foster, was hoping to reconcile with him. Charice has cancelled the rest of the tour dates and has flown to the Philipines to be with her family. The artist released the following statement:
“I want to thank my fans from around the world for their support and love at this very difficult time for my family and I. We are all very sad about this terrible tragedy.”