The no-holds barred head of state didn't fail his critics, as he managed to break open the speech minutes into it. This was probably the first time that a president hurled expletives during the annual event.
While the public had a blast online watching his train of though unfold, there were other high-profile faces that graced #SONA2017 with their presence. Here are some attendees who stole the spotlight on the red carpet, which isn't necessarily such a good thing...
Chief Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo's fashion sense even has its own Twitter account:
Props to these women for bringing the protests inside!
At least Senator Nancy Binay is promoting fitness and education.
So what's the verdict on Robin Padilla's facial hair?
Sen. Sonny Angara's wife Tootsy: Why not my prom dress?
Mr. Zubiri is one lucky bastard.
Low-key Jinkee, until you find out how much her outfit really costs.
Congresswoman Lucy Torres-Gomez was a vision with daughter Juliana!
Still, it will really take some time before Heart Evangelista is dethroned.