During Show, Filipino TV Host Dismisses Depression as ‘Something Made Up’ by the Sufferer

During Show, Filipino TV Host Dismisses Depression as ‘Something Made Up’ by the Sufferer

“Yung depression gawa-gawa lang ‘yan… Gawa nila sa sarili nila (Depression is just made up.) ,” this, according to a Filipino TV-host during a broadcast of a local Philippine noontime show, “Eat Bulaga”. Joey De Leon, along with some his co-hosts who agreed with him, claimed that depression is only made up by the person suffering from it, and that we should not ‘support it’. The segment, named “Sugod Bahay” (Rush to a Home), involves hosts of the show to visit viewers’ homes, after the name of an occupant of the…