The comedian and “It’s Showtime” host,is currently in critical condition after a group of men attacked him inside a condominium unit in Fort Bonifacio.
Navarro was invited by a female friend in the said place where attackers put a blind folded him, tied-up, and beaten black and blue.
Chito Roño, Navarro’s manager, confirmed what happened to one of his talented guy. “It’s Showtime” host suffered severe injuries and might undergo surgery, Roño said in a statement given to Navarro’s mother network ABS-CBN.
Roño added that Navarro was also threatened and was a victim of extortion. The attackers also asked for money from the victim. The real motive on the attack is still questionable and will be investigated.
Meanwhile, Vhong Navarro will temporarily out of the spot light as he may undergo surgery and recover from the injuries he had. This includes “It’s Showtime”, which airs weekdays and Saturday, and other television commitment.