Looks like the AlDub fever has hit the International scene.
Admittedly AlDub is now considered a global phenomenon. Everyone must have known about the popularity of AlDub, a name play of actors Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza, also known as “Yaya Dub.” And with their daily hashtags trending by the millions, it should be no surprise that a number of international news agencies like CNN, BBC, and Bloomberg would recognize AlDub.
The AlDub phenonomenon has become a massive hit for televiewers, and on Sept. 19, it had a total count of 12,125,300 tweets in just 24 hours, leading to the speculation that it is most likely to be invited by Ellen DeGeneres.
Ms. DeGeneres has been known to be accommodating to those sensational discoveries found in YouTube.
Some well-known Filipino artists invited by Ms. DeGeneres on her show are Charice Pempengco who amazed the audience with her rendition of Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You.”
Then there was Arnel Pineda as lead singer of the legendary American band Journey; Ralph Salazar, the 12-year-old boy who performed “All By Myself”; Zendee Rose Tenerefe, one of YouTube discoveries, belting out “And I Am Telling You,” using a videokoe machine at a display in a local mall.
Another YouTube sensation with 4 million hits invited on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” were Aldrich Lloyd Talonding and James Walter Bucong who sang Luther Vandross’s “Dance With My Father.”
The AlDub show also has its own loyal following among the celebrities in the Philippines.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show has sent an invitation to the AlDub love team to guest on the show. That’s according to veteran showbiz reporter Nora Calderon on her October 31st article for BalitaOnline.
Calderon also revealed the good news on Twitter just before noontime onher October 31st article for BalitaOnline.
According to Calderon, the handlers of the AlDub pairing had not set a date yet as to when Maine “Yaya Dub” Mendoza and Alden Richards can appear on the show. Aside from Kalyeserye and their first movie “My Bebe Love”, the schedules of the two stars are hectic. The AlDub love team have a line-up of endorsement deals, photo shoots, and guest appearances.