Pepsi Paloma: Rape or Publicity Stunt? Suicide or Murder? (1982/1985)

This is the controversial story of Delia Smith, more popularly known as Pepsi Paloma, a 14-year old “bold star” or “bomba” (soft-porn) actress who in 1982 was allegedly raped by Vic Sotto, Joey De Leon and Ricardo Reyes (a.k.a. Richie D’Horsie), hosts of the popular noontime variety TV show Eat Bulaga. Three years later, she was found dead in her apartment by an apparent suicide. But did she really take her own life or was there foul play?

This episode is now exclusively available via Patreon. (Why?)

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Music: “This House” and “Echoes of Time v2” by Kevin MacLeod (

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