Sen. Hontiveros, Mayor Isko, and more grieve passing of Carlos Celdran

Manila tour guide and controversial performance artist Carlos Celdran passed away. His wife, Tesa Celdran, announced it through a Facebook post today. Celdran was 46.

In her post, Tesa said, “In loving memory of Carlos P. Celdran, 1972-2019. As the family is making arrangements to bring him home, no details can be announced yet. Only that he passed from natural causes.”

Here are some reactions to this news.

Senator Risa Hontiveros said, “You marched w/ us, fought w/ us for the Reproductive Health Law.”

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno said on Facebook, “Nawalan tayo ng isang tao na talagang pinagmamalasakitan ang Lungsod ng Maynila.”

Write Beth Angsioco posted the following on Twitter.

She also reached out to Mayor Moreno regarding Celdran’s death.

Writer, educator, and host Gang Capati shared:

Director Pepe Diokno shared, “Carlos loved our country — perhaps so much that it broke his heart.”

He also shared his 2015 interview with Celdran. columnist and’s editor-at-large Manuel Quezon III wrote the following column.

Rest in Peace, sir.

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