Ethel Booba calls Twitter account @IAmEthylGabison ‘fake’


Posted at Apr 11 2020 12:40 AM | Updated as of Apr 11 2020 09:32 AM

MANILA—A Twitter account long thought by the public to be authorized by Ethel Booba apparently isn’t.

On Thursday, the comedian, known recently for her witty social commentary, took to Instagram to say that the Twitter account with the handle @IAmEthylGabison is fake. 


BEWARE of this FAKE! twitter! #StopUsingMyName #fake #fakenews #peke

A post shared by Ethyl Coyoca Gabison (@ethelbooba) on

@IAmEthylGabison, which had 1.6 million followers, could not be accessed at the time this story was posted.

On a number of occasions, Ethel Booba had referenced the aforementioned account, opened in January 2012, and even talked about how she manages it with other administrators.

When she announced giving birth in February, it was done on @IAmEthylGabison. An image of her newborn daughter was also shared there.

In 2016, Ethel Booba released a book, “#Charotism: The Wit and Wisdom of Ethel Booba,” which contains her viral tweets.