Alden Richards is currently ~obsessing~ over Korean culture! After a quick trip to Seoul, South Korea in August (it was his first time there, BTW!) to receive the Asian Star Prize at the 2019 Seoul International Drama Awards, the Kapuso star *fell in love* with the country and its culture.
At the recent #LoveKorea Culture and Tourism Festival, Alden even spoke of his plans to visit Seoul again this Christmas with his family! "Sabi ko na, parang, 'Wow, ang sarap naman dito.' Pagkauwi namin, kinausap ko ang family ko. Sabi ko, 'We'll be spending Christmas there this year.'"
Alden has also crossed-over to enjoying K-pop music, specifically that of BLACKPINK! His bias? It's none other than Lisa Manoban, BLACKPINK's lead rapper and main dancer. In an interview with GMA-7 evening news program 24 Oras, he was super kilig in telling the story of how he started crushing on Lisa! "'Wow, ang galing! Wow, ang cute! Wow, ganda niya!' Hanggang sa…ayan na, na-hook na ako kay Lisa."
And last night, Alden couldn't keep his fanboying to himself and posted an Instagram Story of Lisa appearing in a game he was playing. He wrote, "Hanggang gaming ba naman…[heart eyes emoji]"
Here's to hoping Alden's fanboy dreams come true! I mean, he's already #trended on South Korean search engine Naver, so crossing paths with Lisa isn't totally impossible!
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