Maggie Wilson asks influencers involved in alleged smear campaign to come forward to avoid raps

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 27) — TV host and businesswoman Maggie Wilson called out content creators who allegedly accepted payment to join a disinformation campaign against her and her interior and decor company Acasa Manila on TikTok.

Upon a quick search on the app, several content creators can be seen reciting the opening line, "Habang nag-scroll ako sa Instagram nakita ko ang story ni Maggie Wilson.”

[Translation: Upon scrolling on Instagram, I saw Maggie Wilson's story].

The influencers went on to talk about customers allegedly scammed by the company and Wilson’s partner Tim Connor.

Wilson posted screenshots of the reported script and offer sent to the TikTokers.

Wilson asked the influencers who reportedly received up to ₱8,000 to record and post the videos to come forward to avoid facing legal actions. She also asked those who were part of the alleged coordinated attack to reach out to her and Connor to disclose the dealings.

"To all the content creators, organisers, and others that participated in this campaign: We have all your names and many of your IDs, places of work, school, etc. Even if the videos were deleted," she posted in a series of Instagram Stories.

"Once we receive it, we will decide whether to include you in our legal action through the criminal justice system. We encourage you to present this within the next 24 hours," she added.

Connor said they have received apologies from several TikTokers who participated in the malicious attack.

"What an absolute car crash of a smear campaign," he wrote.

TikTok user @rolyn_jay with 9.9 million followers posted an apology video on his account. He admitted that the video was scripted and he received ₱7,000 while ₱1,000 went to the person who recruited him.

Wilson claimed that Rachel Carrasco, the current partner of her estranged husband businessman Victor Consunji, is behind the campaign. But the said post is no longer available on her IG story. CNN Philippines has reached out to Carrasco but she has yet to respond.