Former PDA Singer Jay-R Siaboc Surrenders to the Cops
The talented singer and former Pinoy Dream Academy(PDA) contender Jay-R Siaboc reportedly turned himself to the police station in Toledo City, Cebu. He purportedly surrendered to the cops after learning that the Duterte administration is really serious in its campaign against illegal drugs in the country.
In just less than 5 days of the new Philippine leadership, thousands of drug dependents and pushers voluntarily surrendered to the Philippine National Police(PNP). Surprisingly, in a similar situation the famous band vocalist Jay-R who joined the popular reality TV show aired on ABS-CBN went to the police station in Cebu to formally submit himself due to his alleged involvement in drug addiction.
Jay-R Siaboc was accompanied by his cousin on Tuesday after his relatives successfully convinced him to proceed to the government agency. However, a certain news outlet mentioned that Siaboc's decision was not primarily a result to the influence of his friends and close relatives but he was also pressured on social media after several netizens are spreading rumors that he is one of the top drug pushers in the south.
In an interview, the singer clarified that he is not selling drugs in Cebu but he admitted that he became too dependepent on the illegal substance. From his confessions, the journalists noted his important argument as to why he got involved in drugs.
Jay-R mentioned that the nature of his work was a great factor that introduced him to the use of illegal drugs especially when he traveled to various places in the Philippines where some notorious people approached and invited him to use it.
Who is Jay-R Siaboc?
Jay-R is a 29-year-old native from Cebu. He started his professional career in multimedia performance with the aid of Pinoy Dream Academy. He received proper mentorship sessions from renowned singers and local song writers.
During his stint in the reality TV show, he greatly improved his talent and acquired additional techniques in stage performance. He completed the contest and ended up as a first runner-up next to the grand star dreamer Yeng Constantino.
Siaboc is popularly known for his song "Kada Uli Hilot". Jay-R was also part of the action TV series titled Palos portraying the role of Agent Enzo.