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Ben Chan apologizes to Coco Martin over ‘Naked Truth’ controversy

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Ben Chan, founder of clothing chain Bench, has apologized to actor Coco Martin for being dragged into the controversy caused by “The Naked Truth” underwear fashion show.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Would the public still be up in arms if it were Marian Rivera pulling a man-cat on a leash?

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What’s a Bench biennial underwear show without the controversy?

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Solon wants Bench charged over ‘The Naked Truth’ scandal


A congressman said Wednesday that people behind a fashion show which featured an act depicting “degrading and dehumanizing treatment of women” should be held accountable under the law.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Netizens blast Bench for ‘commodifying women’ in ‘The Naked Truth’

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Netizens took to Twitter to express their indignation over “The Naked Truth” fashion show which featured a scene where television actor Coco Martin walked on the ramp with a female acrobat on a leash.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Bench vows to uphold dignity of women amid ‘The Naked Truth’ outrage

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Bench Clothing issued a public apology Tuesday on its Facebook page for “offensive elements” shown during its fashion show entitled “The Naked Truth” last September 20.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »