Bentong dies at 55

(Screenshot from Wowowin courtesy of GMA Entertainment Group, WBR Entertainment Productions)

FILIPINO comedian Dominggo Vusotros Brota, popularly known as “Bentong,” passed away Saturday morning, February 9 at the age of 55.

The sad news was confirmed by his son-in-law Arvin Vincent Anierdes through a social media post.

“Rest in Peace Papa Bentong hindi ko akalain na heto na ang ating huling pagsasama naten alam ko kasama mo na ang Panginoon ngayon kaya panatag narin ang loob ko (Rest in Peace Papa Bentong, I can’t believe that this is the last time we could be together, I know that you are with the Lord now that is why I’m relieved),” Anierdes wrote.

“Maraming maraming salamat Papa sa pag aaruga sa Pamilya naten. Maraming salamat din dahil napakarami mo napasayang tao. Mahal na mahal ka namin Pa (Thank you so much Papa for taking care of our family. Thank you because you have made a lot of people happy. We love you Pa),” Anierdes added.

According to the post, the comedian passed away at around 5 a.m. in Fairview General Hospital.

The comedian has appeared in several Filipino movies such as Jologs, Pera O Bayong, and The Adventures of Pureza: Queen of the Riles.

Bentong was also one of the co-host of a noontime show in the past with Willie Revillame. (MBV)


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