After his landslide win in the recently concluded elections, Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto wasted no time in going back to work to better the lives of his constituents. From increasing scholarships and school infrastructures to improving Pasiguenos’ retirement benefits, the mayor has been hard at work. His most recent milestone? Officiating his 400th wedding.
Well wishes for the 400 couples
On May 26, Mayor Vico shared that he just finished officiating the wedding of his 400th couple. He sent his well wishes to the first 399 couples in his usual frank yet hilarious way: “Sana hindi pa kayo naghihiwalay,” accompanied by two *literal* hearts emojis. LOL.
I just officiated the wedding of my 400th couple! 🥰💍
Sa unang 399, sana hindi pa kayo naghihiwalay pic.twitter.com/bed5EJbNwj
— Vico Sotto (@VicoSotto) May 26, 2022
The Pasig mayor first officiated civil ceremonies six months after he took office. The first “Kasalang Bayan” under his administration was held last December 20, 2019, with 50 couples getting married. He has since officiated weddings for 350 more couples.
Congratulations and Best Wishes to the 50 couples who were married this morning. This was my first time officiating a wedding.
(Ang magtanong ng, “eh ikaw kailan ka ikakasal?” magmumulta ng 500 pesos) pic.twitter.com/84bWADjXug
— Vico Sotto (@VicoSotto) December 20, 2019
Netizens got some updates
A few of the couples (or their families) for whom Mayor Vico officiated saw his tweet and gave an actual update. Seems like they’re happily married and going strong.
Going strong pa po, MVS 👀💙 pic.twitter.com/2DXIxkJKtO
— ♡ (@jelyncasuyon) May 26, 2022
From ECQ face mask days!
They are still together Mayor @VicoSotto . You officiated their renewal of vows last year for their 50th wedding anniversary 💓💓 on going 51st and counting with Gods Providence 🙏 pic.twitter.com/PUSYjrnYwf
— Jayvie (@necNecm0) May 26, 2022
. . . and maybe a mini panic attack
Some netizens had a moment of shock after seeing the combination of emojis in his tweet. The classic pairing of ring and heart emojis are often used to announce an engagement or a wedding, so some netizens thought Mayor Vico himself was engaged.
Shet mayor, nagpanic ako sa ring emoji akala ko engaged ka na! 🥲🥲🥲
— Zel (@nucaflzh) May 26, 2022
Puso niyo. Okay pa ba?
But they also have questions
Others, meanwhile, simply wanted to know if he is actually getting married and when — or if they can take a shot with the mayor.
ikaw po kailan ikakasal?
— 😺 (@saachisolana) May 26, 2022
Multa: 500 agad, sabi ni Mayor Vico.
Mayor tayong dalawa for 401 pic.twitter.com/ExuJ5wU0z9
— Lali ❤ Harry’s House (@DheniseArchie) May 26, 2022
One of numerous tweets trying to shoot their shot with Mayor Vico.
i do po mayor pic.twitter.com/AVENvGl472
— heeseung’s gf (@aigooaiyooachaa) May 26, 2022
Straightforward and go-getter si ate.
. . . and a request
Amid the numerous proposals, one netizen is simply interested in enlisting Mayor Vico as a sponsor for her wedding. Please share with all of us if he answers.
Pwede ka bang kunin na ninong?
— Michuuu ♡ (@Anntukim) May 26, 2022
The heart steals the scene
Another netizen can’t help but notice Mayor Vico’s choice of hearts. Instead of the more common shape associated with love and romance, the mayor chose anatomically correct illustrations of human hearts. It prompted the netizen to ask: “bat ganyan, mayor?”
bat ganyan yung heart 😭😭😭 https://t.co/ovrSlkbqG5
— Ξ⫷Kirk⫸Ξ (⌐■🔻■)✨ (@kirkey_eee) May 27, 2022
The mayor answers
As always, the mayor has hilarious comebacks for such questions. In true Mayor Vico Sotto fashion, he threw the question back at the netizen, quipping: “Ano ba itsura ng heart mo?”
Bakit, ano ba itsura ng heart mo? Haha
— Vico Sotto (@VicoSotto) May 27, 2022
And more netizens shoot their shots
Of course, netizens won’t let this chance pass by. In an effort to show their admiration for the Pasig mayor, they edited his face on the anatomically correct hearts.
— V ♡ (@FutureMissU) May 27, 2022
Simple but true, yes?
HUY mayor!!!!!! Sakin ganito!!! pic.twitter.com/m4YOS0asBh
— 🦌🦊 (@kswhsjsjyshjwnk) May 27, 2022
anatomically correct lang naman si mayor hahaha. pag sinabing puso, yung pusong totoo talaga at hindi peke hahaha
— zadkiel_ (@zaaaddiee) May 27, 2022
Tama naman kasi si mayor.