Phenomenal Love Team AlDub Interview Video with BBC News (Transcript)

The country’s most popular and phenomenal love team AlDub not only conquered the social media headlines but they also got the attentions of the various international news media organization. One of the world’s most prominent news media organization, the BBC even aired an exclusive interview with Alden Richards and Yaya Dub.


Although the names Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza or Yaya Dub are not familiar in other parts of the world, but in the Philippines and for almost all Filipinos, the AlDub love team is considered as phenomenal. The meteoric rise of the AlDub couple broke various records in the Philippines.

The AlDub love team also smashed a global social media records, when the #AlDub hashtag generated more than 41 million tweets within 24 hours during the “Tamang Panahon” event held at the Philippine Arena.

Due to the popularity of AlDub, one of BBC’s reporter, Rico Hizon made an effort for an exclusive interview with the couple, asking some questions commonly asked by their avid supporters.

Here’s the Transcript of the AlDub Interview with BBC News:

Rico Hizon: What it feels like to be popular so quickly?

Maine: It’s very overwhelming. Everything that is happening now has not sunk in to me yet. The mere fact that people are so engaged and drawn into the whole thing is unbelievable. The support and love of our fans is amazing, they’re incredible.

Alden: Basically, Aldub is just an accident. Nobody planned this, no body knew that it would turned this way, no body knew that this would be this successful.

Rico Hizon: What is next for Alden and for Maine?

Alden: We’re doing a movie that will come up this December 25 for Metro Manila Film Festival that happened every Christmas season.

Rico Hizon: Are you both in-love?

Alden and Maine: That’s people to find out very soon.

Rico Hizon: Is it just an act for your sponsors and endorsers?

Alden and Maine: What do you think sir? What ever we have now, we’re just making the most of it and we’re just having fun. No pressure. We are not closing our doors on what’s going to happen next between the two of us… We are both single anyways. So that possibility is possible.

Watch the Exclusive Interview with AlDub for BBC News here.

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