With community discussion at the Senate and House of Representatives and firey presidential speeches left and right, it is difficult to disregard the political fray unfolding on the national and international stage.
But as much as he can, this is exactly what the youngest son of President Duterte, Sebastian, is trying to do.
On an interview, Sebastian Duterte was asked if he was hurt by the things he hears about his dad , and he answered, "Not really. It's politics."
He also added that he makes it a point not to watch the news and to stay away from social media.
Watch the full interview below.