Cute. Charming. Proper. These are just some of the words mostly attributed to Alden Richards. Every day, we get to see the Kapuso actor as the ‘nice guy’ on “Eat Bulaga!”–the type that mothers would approve for their daughters and men his age would want to hang out with. However, as much as this image is every inch true for the 1/2 of AlDub, there’s another side of him that people rarely see.
This time, it’s a fiercer and more daring Alden in his first ever topless selfie on Instagram.
For the viewing pleasure of his fans and followers, the “StarStruck” graduate took to the image sharing platform a full view of his toned abs. “Almost” was the only word written in the caption, but the photo was enough to stir a commotion on social media.
Looking at the comments section, AlDub fans are in love, to say the least. Some teased Alden for uploading his provoking selfie in time for Semana Santa, while others took note of his ‘pandesal’ mid-section. Overall, it was a shower of praise to the actor–and we can’t see why we would complain.
As of writing, the Instagram post has garnered over 130,000 likes and over 5,000 comments from smitten netizens.
Now, you might be wondering how Alden was able to achieve his hunk physique. Four years ago, the “Imagine You And Me” leading man shared his fitness secret that’s still applicable for everyone until today.
“Eating right is the key and if I can, I workout as much as possible. What really matters is how you treat your body. It’s about diet and having a positive outlook in life.”
At the time, the actor was going through cutting, a restricted diet limiting sugar, carbohydrates, and even vegetables.
“Mahirap talaga, but you really have to control your temper kasi alam naman po nating lahat that any diet is nakakainit ng ulo because you’re being deprived of something na gusto mong gawin or kainin, so it really involves a lot of discipline to relax. When you see the results naman, it’s rewarding.”
After all, he’s not called the “Pambansang Bae” for nothing. *wink*
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