Xian's 'MMK' episode tops Twitter trends


Posted at Feb 16 2014 01:00 AM | Updated as of Feb 16 2014 09:00 AM

MANILA - ABS-CBN's long-running drama anthology "Maalala Mo Kaya" celebrated Valentines' Day on Saturday with a special episode starring Xian Lim and Bangs Garcia.

The episode, entitled "Gitara," told the story of an insecure, dark-skinned call center agent named Zandrae (Garcia), who enamored by notorious womanizer Maynard (Lim).

The love story ended with Maynard settling down with a job as a seaman, proving to Zandrae that he can turn his back on his womanizing ways.

"Gitara" also starred Nadia Montenegro, Joyce So, David Chua, Louella de Cordova, Justin Gonzales, Ben Isaac, Denisse Aguilar, Hannah Flores, Helga Krapf and Kazel Kinouchi.

Moments after the episode aired, the hashtag "XianLimOnMMK" topped the local trends on Twitter, and was among the worldwide trends of the micro-blogging site. The terms "Maynard," "MMK" and "Bangs" also became trending topics.

The "Maalala Mo Kaya" episode was written by Benson Logronio and Arah Jell Badayos, and directed by Garry Fernando.

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