CLAIM: Singer-actor Janno Gibbs pleaded to his sister to drop murder case against him
Bungangera TV exploited the controversy surrounding the death of actor Ronaldo Valdez by falsely claiming that his son Janno Gibbs and daughter Melissa Gibbs were locked in a legal dispute.
The false claim was made in the title of a video uploaded in late December and in similar videos.
The channel however does not substantiate this and other outrageous claims, such as that Janno had supposedly confessed to killing his own father and Melissa saying Janno would rot behind bars.
Bungangera TV made five clickbait videos about the issue, with one of them drawing 138,000 views despite its utter falsity. Another racked up 100,000 views.
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