Duterte ready to kiss another woman on the lips again?

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Duterte said he is ready to kiss another woman on the lips in public again.

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu (CNN Philippines, June 8) — Even after all the flak he received for kissing a woman in South Korea, President Rodrigo Duterte said he is ready to kiss another woman on the lips in public again.

Speaking at the inauguration of Terminal 2 of the Mactan Cebu International Airport, the President said he would do it again if there was a volunteer.

"What about the kiss? Halik...sabi ko kung may volunteer ngayon eh...eh ano?" he said eliciting laughter from the audience.

[Translation: What about the kiss? The kiss...I said if anyone volunteered now...so what?]

The President defended his antics towards women again, saying kissing ladies was his style, even if other people found it distasteful.

He said he must've kissed one thousand women during election campaigns when he would offer them ballers in exchange for a smack on the lips.

"Mag-distribute ako, sabihin [I would distribute, and ask] 'who wants to be kissed? You can have this but you have to kiss me on the lips.' And I kissed them. In the many campaigns, nauso 'yung baller [ballers were popular]. Maybe kissed a thousand ladies on the lips," he said.

The President, who has been described as a womanizer, even jokingly teased Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat who he says is often perceived as his girlfriend.

"Ano ba tayo, on o hindi? Magsabi ka ng totoo [Are we a couple or not? Tell the truth]. She's a very good friend," he said while looking at the Secretary who was also on stage with him.

The President then cleared things up, saying he and Puyat were "buddy-buddy."

"The popular notion is girlfriend ko siya [she's my girlfriend]. She's not. Honestly, she's not," he said.