- A video of Alden Richards went viral for unexpected reasons
- People were saying that the video confirms that he is not straight
- His solid fans are defending their idol
Netizens react on 'Pambansang Bae' Alden Richards' viral video.
The video, which Fashion Pulis reported, shows Alden greeting a certain 'Lara' a "Happy Birthday."
What makes this simple greeting video controversial was when Alden said something at the end of the video that sparked reactions from netizens.
At the end of the video someone said, "Sino yun si Larang impakta?"
To which Alden replied with: "Gaga, narinig ka!"
Netizens pointed out how Alden delivered the lines, some even said he sounds like their gay friends.
Alden has been longtime rumored as gay way back since 2014.
During an interview with PEP in 2014, he was quoted saying:
"Hindi naman po siguro batayan na porke’t walang love life for the past couple of years, yung s#xual preference mo, nag-iiba. Hindi po [ako na o-offend], sanay na po ako diyan! Sigurado po akong hindi lalaki ang type ko."
Watch the video here:
After watching the video, some netizens think that there is truth to the rumors about Alden being gay.
See the comments of netizens below:
But some also came to his defense saying Alden is just soft spoken.
Read the comments below:
Richard Reyes Faulkerson Jr., most commonly known as Alden Richards, is a Filipino actor, host, model and recording artist.
He is well-known as the other half of the popular AlDub loveteam alongside Maine Mendoza.
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