Love ‘em or hate ‘em, the kalyeserye romance of Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza has cemented itself in Pinoy pop culture breaking previous Philippine Twitter records yesterday with the hashtag #ALDUBBATTLEForACause reaching a staggering 5.8M tweets (as of this writing).
In case you spent your Saturday inside a reality distortion field, here’s what you missed:
Nobody expected the insanity that followed:
Hearts were broken.
Industry analysts weigh in on the duos body language.
The hashtag that united a nation.
Can you relate?
Cops must be fun at parties.
Currently on top of the Philippines’ most wanted list.
Some of us here at InqPOP! love sniffing this stuff.
Kill me now.
Who cares about work when you have Alduuuuuuub.
Takes our breath away.
Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?
And even Facebook wasn’t immune to the hysteria:
Congrats! You’re now officially more popular than the Pope (#PapalVisit = 3.3M tweets).