- Hashtag member Franco Hernandez died in a tragic accident on Saturday, November 11.
- His death was rule out as drowning by the police.
- Hashtags just celebrated their anniversary today.
One of the members of the hit noontime show “It’s Showtime’s” boy group, Hashtags, Franco Hernandez, passed away in a tragic accident yesterday, November 11. The death of the young star, who is known for his funny antics and great dancing moves, was confirmed by the police and his talent agency, Cornerstone Entertainment.
It is with deep sadness and grief that we accept the news of Franco Miguel Hernandez Lumanlan aka “Hashtag Franco’s” passing today. He was a very promising talent and a true star in every sense of the word. He was passionate, hardworking, humble and liked by all. He lived his life following his dreams and made every second count. Franco was not just our talent… He was part of our family. And our hearts break into a million pieces for such a young life gone too soon. We will surely miss him. Rest In Peace our ever dearest Franco.
According to the police, Hashtag Franco was on a motorized banca on the way to the coast of North Lamidan, Don Marcelino with his girlfriend, co-member Tom Doromal, and two other people when big waves hit the boat causing him and his girlfriend to fall aboard.
Although both of them were saved by the boat driver and the crew, he was already unconscious when rescued. He was rushed immediately to the neighboring hospital, Estacion Medical Clinic but was already declared dead on arrival by the hospital’s attending physician, Dr. Nimayre Macabaya. The young star just turned 21 this year.
Sadness and Grief
Just this afternoon, the Hashtags also celebrated their second anniversary on the noontime show.
Due to his sudden passing, a lot of his close friends, Hashtag members, and other people from showbiz took to social media to express their sadness and grief.
Ito yung pagkakataon na hinihiling kong sana ito ang fake news. Sana lng please.
— jose marie viceral (@vicegandako) November 11, 2017
Di ko kaya narinig ko.🙏🏻😢😢😭😭 #franco
— Ronnie 2 Alonte (@iamr2alonte) November 11, 2017
You were such a good friend and a talented artist. Can’t. Idk. Ang sakit sakit sakit. @Hashtag_Franco After seeing this my tears won’t stop falling. We love you brother. Rest in peace. 💔💔💔🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/dpBKyTglzJ
— Girltrend Krissha (@imkrisshav) November 11, 2017
Gone too soon. Rest in Peace, Franco. pic.twitter.com/8y0Sixy9XC
— Gil Cuerva (@gilcuerva) November 11, 2017
— Arron L. Villaflor (@arronvillaflor) November 11, 2017
Grabe.. rest in peace, franco 🙏🏻
— Barbie Imperial (@barbieeimperial) November 11, 2017
Life is short. You will never know when and how you will die. So take chances, live life, and always be happy.
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