AlDub, not yet for ‘Ellen Degeneres’

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This photo appears to be edited from an original fan sign carrying Degeneres’ birthday greeting for singer Sam Smith

This photo appears to be edited from an original fan sign carrying Degeneres’ birthday greeting for singer Sam Smith

A photo of Emmy award-winning TV host Ellen Degeneres holding up a supposed invite, via fan sign, to her world famous show for popular Filipino love team AlDub circulated online this week.

As it caused a frenzy among fans and an excited downpour of congratulatory messages online, The Manila Times took a closer look at the Degeneres photo, and after some research, verified the fan sign to have originally carried the American celebrity’s birthday greeting for British singer Sam Smith.

Photoshopped as the invite may be, it is quite understandable why many believed the invite to be true. For no one can deny that #Aldub— an amalgam for Alden Alden Richards and Yaya Dub (Maine Mendoza) of Eat Bulaga’s phenomenal “Kalyeserye” —has gone beyond its accidental beginnings at Broadway Centrum, Quezon City where the daily noontime show is televised.

From AlDub Nation, the record breaking Tweets the pair has spawned in just two short months come all the way from Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, California USA, Dubai to Italy, among many other countries. And it is a fact The Ellen Degeneres Show is partial to inviting internet phenomena, many of whom have come from the Philippines including Charice, Rhap Salazar, Zendee Rose Terenefe and cousins Aldrich Talonding and James Bucong, to name a few.


Perhaps not just now, but if #AlDub keeps up its staggering numbers on the World Wide Web, the Philippines’ most popular celebrities today may just be fan signing and dubsmashing across The Ellen Degeneres Show one day soon.

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  1. Gosh! I almost believe that they will be guessing on Ellen’s Show. But anyway it’s alright me for it’s too early to appear on Ellen DeGeneres’ Show. But who knows, someday if they will gathered so many tweets and more millions of views in YouTube, maybe Ellen will be the one who will invite them on camera in her show. I’ll be the one will get excited to watch their interview with Ellen! I really love you guys! I’ll keep more twitts for you and watch your show on Youtube and national TV! Keep it up! :)

  2. Nancy Bulok Cake on

    Yes you are right. Its is too early for AlDub to appear at the DeGeneres show. Unlike Enchong Dee na nagkakandarapa at ambisyoso na pagbigyan siya ni Ellen Akala ni Enchong na porke artista siya sa Pilipinas ay puwede na yong itsura niyang kuhol na labi ng Insekto (Intsik) na artista na rin siya sa Hollywood. Ay naku, buhay. Pareho mo lang si Sam Milby na ambisyoso na akala niya yong pagiging artista niya sa Pilipinas ay puede na sa Hollywood. Sam Milb, itigil mo na yang ilusyon ninyong dalawa ni Enchong Dee. Si Piolo Pascual naman ay trying hard magEnglish para patunayan sa madla na magaling kuno siyang MagEnglish ay tumigil ka na. Maglad-lad ka na lang.