For someone who has been exposed to show business almost his entire life, I find it hard to believe that Robin Padilla remained distant or intolerant of gay rights. His older brother, Rustom Padilla (now BB Gandanghari), outed through the ABS-CBN reality show Pinoy Big Brother in 2006, and I thought Robin supported this decision as he praised Rustom's confession in national television. It was only recently when I found out that the action star is not really in good terms with BB Gandanghari. The state of shock lasted for years, and that’s hard to understand. I know that Robin is practicing Islam, and it could be possible that his religious belief overpowers his personal choice to accept the reality that his birth brother is gay and here to stay. It must have been difficult for him to make that choice between religion and personal ethics, but his brother Rustom must have been through an even more difficult phase in his life before he decided to make that confession and even after. I hope that at the end of the day, Robin will choose to acknowledge that his brother Rustom and the rest of the gay people are also sons and daughters of the one God he believe in. For some reason, this made me love Adam Levine (of Maroon 5) more, an outspoken, gay rights advocate, who also has an openly gay brother.