The cover image of the May 31 vlog of Facebook page “Philippine Reports” falsely implied that President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. had obtained the support of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and the late Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore.

CLAIM: President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. was supported by Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom and Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore.

RATING: FALSE

The cover image of the May 31 vlog of Facebook page “Philippine Reports” falsely implied that President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. had obtained the support of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and the late Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore.

There were no reports of the British monarch publicly supporting or even just congratulating the son of the late dictator for winning the 2022 presidential election.

It’s also impossible for former Singaporean premier Lee to support Marcos Jr. Lee died on March 23, 2015, seven years before the 2022 campaign.

Lee in fact is on record as saying that the president’s father, the late Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos, “pillaged” the country during his two-decade rule.

There seems to be no limit to the absurdity that some Marcos supporters would go to prop up the new president’s image.

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