January 8,2016- German "Kuya Germs" Moreno has passed early today at the age of 72.
A lot of the veteran host's supporters and friends grieved after John Nite announced his uncle's death. Nite said that Kuya Germs passed at 3:20 am in St. Luke's Medical Center in Quezon City because of cardiac arrest. While on his sickbed, Kuya Germs was surrounded with his family and friends who never left his side.
Kuya Germs suffered from mild stroke on January 2nd and was rushed in the same hospital. Although Moreno had been on comatose for awhile, he recovered fast enough and got better, reason for everyone to be surprised by his sudden death.
German Moreno is considered to be one of the pillars of Philippine Entertainment. He hosted variety of shows like That's Entertainment in 1980's and Walang Tulugan with the Master Showman. Aside from hosting, Moreno also managed some artists like Jhake Vargas. Moreno also started the Walk of Fame in Eastwood.
Netizens expressed their condolences and sympathy online. 'Kuya Germs' became trending on Twitter minutes after Nite announced the unfortunate incident. Some of Kuya Germs' friends in the showbusiness posted also on Twitter, including Alden Richards and Vice Ganda. Here are a few:
We, the CEnterTechNews team, expressed pir sincere condolences to the Moreno Family. May you rest in peace , Kuya Germs. You will surely be remembered.