Jessica Sanchez meets PNoy (President Noynoy Aquino) in Los Angeles Airport (Video)By Angel Cuala on Jun 9, 2012 in Lifestyle, Music, United States •
Updated: June 9, 2012 8:45 p.m.
American Idol 2012 runner-up Jessica Sanchez and President Benigno S. Aquino III (PNoy) had a short meeting on Friday, June 8, 2012 via a courtesy call in Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles Airport, as shown in the video below.
Jessica Sanchez, being introduced by President
Noynoy Aquino to his cabinet members, during their
meeting in Los Angeles Airport
Image Credit: RTV Malacanang video
According to the description on the YouTube video uploaded on Saturday, Jessica Sanchez met PNoy, who introduced her to DTI Secretary Mar Roxas, Foreign Affairs Secretary Roberto del Rosario, Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez, Ambassador Jose Cuisia, among others.
During their meeting, President Noynoy Aquino told Sanchez that she was supported by Filipinos back home during the voting season in the recent American Idol Season 11, and joked that she should learn how to speak few Tagalog words if she is preparing to visit the Philippines.
Later, President Aquino, who is on his official US visit, gave Jessica a yellow souvenir baller ID wristband with a “PNoy” engraving, whom he met after his meeting with ‘Black Eyed Peas‘ member Apl.de.ap, or Allan Pineda Lindo in real life.
In addition, PNoy and Jessica Sanchez discussed the plans of the 16-year old Fil-American singer to visit Philippines after the American Idol 2012 Live Concert Tour, where the American Idol Season 11 Top 10 finalists will be performing, including winner Phillip Phillips.
Sanchez, 16, who will sing the US national anthem before the Pacquiao vs Bradley bout this Saturday, June 9 (Sunday, June 10 Manila time), thanked PNoy and all her Filipino fans who believed in her talent, noting that she is looking forward to visit the country the soonest possible time.
Jessica Sanchez meets President Benigno S. Aquino III (PNoy)
Video Credit: RTVMalacanang/YouTube
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