Showtime's 'Pastillas Girl' is new social buzz amid #AlDub fever

MANILA, Philippines - The noontime show battle between Eat Bulaga and It's Showtime heats up anew as the latter has found its new darling called 'Pastillas Girl' to rival 'Yaya Dub' of the 36-year old program.

Showtime's 'Pastillas Girl' is new social buzz amid #AlDub fever
It's Showtime's 'Pastillas Girl' to compete with Eat Bulaga's 'Aldub'?

The 21-year-old Pastillas Girl or Angelica Jane Yap in real life is the online sensation behind the viral video on how to make pastillas de leche, a sugar-coated Filipino candy made of carabao's milk.

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Pastillas Girl guested on Vice Ganda's "Madam Bertud" segment wherein the comedian gave advice as she narrated her story of heartbreak. She said that her boyfriend left her for her best friend, which would explain why her acting in her viral video felt so real.

The match-making for 'Pastillas Girl'

Yap captured the hearts of netizens on her return to the Kapamilya noontime show on Monday. This time, she wanted to know the best time to fall in love again after a breakup.

It's Showtime hosts helped her to search for new love, which eventually led them to a guy in the audience named Topher and “Bacolod Boy” Jessy (@OhhJESSko), who professed how much he admires Pastillas Girl on Twitter.

Jessy finally met 'Pastillas Girl' on Tuesday episode of Showtime.

The new sub-series of AdVice Ganda was then called '#TwitterSerye'. It's official hashtag on Monday (#ShowtimeUnliGV) and Tuesday (#ShowtimePastillas) took the top spot in the Philippines and worldwide.

'Pastillas Girl' new craze amid 'AlDub' fever

No one can deny that the street sketch comedy known as 'Kalyeserye' of Eat Bulaga continue to dominate noontime viewing of Filipinos. Netizens were already hooked in the loveteam of Alden Richards and viral Dubsmash personality Maine Mendoza known as 'Yaya Dub.' The parody drama series brings significant factor to Eat Bulaga's higher television ratings.

Through 'Pastillas Girl,' It's Showtime tries to regain the supremacy on Twitter trends and the loyalty of its viewers.

Is 'Pastillas Girl' the next 'masa'-sensation as what 'Yaya Dub' is known? Who will be 'Mr. Pastillas'?

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