Mela Francisco loves chicken nuggets, and so do tens of thousands of others. Honestly, we don’t blame them.
When actress and TV host Melai Cantiveros uploaded a video on her YouTube channel showcasing her kids going back to face-to-face classes, she probably didn’t expect chicken nuggets to take over the world wide web. But with the internet being the internet, netizens latched on a moment during the end of the video that soon became the next big meme. Melai reveals to her two children, Mela and Stela, that she made them their favorite, chicken nuggets. Mela joyfully exclaims how much she loves chicken nuggets. Stela then joins her.
MY NEW FAVORITE VIDEO!!! GAGU BINARA YUNG ANAK NYA 🤣 pic.twitter.com/TtEeNvKV8E— c r e s j o h n (@cresenciojuann) October 4, 2022
Not only was their reaction charmingly over-the-top, but the way they said it made us feel that Melai was dealing with mini clones of hers. As expected, the clip soon went viral all over social media, even becoming a dance remix, animation, and a TikTok sound. And speaking of TikTok, you may have come across videos on your FYP exclaiming their love for chicken nuggets thanks to viral remixes of the clip going around. Here are some local stars and personalities who made it very clear that they love chicken nuggets, too.
IVANA AND MONA ALAWI
@ivanaalawi Penge nuggets mama 😍 #foryou #fyp ♬ original sound – Willard John Alcoran
Mona saying, “Me too mama!” was an 11/10 move, because it honestly looks like something she would say in real life.
MAXINE TRINIDAD, ANJI SALVACION, AND MELAI CANTIVEROS
@maxinetrinidad_ MAMAAAA MELS!!! 😂 #chickennuggets #maxinetrinidad_ #maxinetrinidad #anjisalvacion #melaicantiveros ♬ original sound – Manny Bonifacio
Maxine and Anji didn’t just do the trend, they made sure to include the OG herself. As they say, you can’t outdo the doer, so why not work with her? It’s giving Mela and Stela ten years from now. And we also love how game Melai was to do the trend.
ANDREA BRILLANTES AND RICCI RIVERO
@blythe Cute ng trend na toh 😂 please watch our new vlog on my yt channel !🥰 #fyp @Ricci Paolo Rivero ♬ original sound – Willard John Alcoran
We love a couple who aren’t afraid of making fun of themselves. Ricci knew what he had to do while Andrea still looks stunning even with the squished face filter.
CONG TV AND VIY CORTEZ
A couple who loves chicken nuggets together stays together. The fact that Viy and Cong barely hold in their laughs make this video that much better.
AC BONIFACIO AND SHEENA BELARMINO
THANK U MAMA♬ original sound – nylgina21
The fact that AC got to do this with the originators of the trend themselves makes this an automatic win. And bonus points for Sheena being cute in the back.
EYA BORJA AND LUKE LABAGNOY
This trend is supposed to make you look funny and a little bit stupid with the squished face filter. But why do Eya and Luke look so good here? And the way Luke looks at her, we know that’s right.
i just had to♬ original sound – Willard John Alcoran
Niana gets a plus one for having an actual chicken nugget. And while she hasn’t done it (yet) with Natalia, the youngest Guerrero sibling did try her hand at the trend and it’s as cute as you think.
JUBI AND XIAN
Can we talk about how Baby Ju was serving face the entire time? She didn’t look happy to be there because she probably knew her famous parents will ask her to say the same thing a couple of years from now.
KZ TANDINGAN AND TJ MONTERDE
thank you mama eme♬ original sound – Willard John Alcoran
We love how whenever KZ thinks of a new trend to do, TJ is there to do it with her. We stan a supportive husband.
We get a two-for-one special with Pats’ take on the trend. What started as that viral “who are you listening to” trend takes a left turn when the viral creator reveals the song he is listening to. It’s so good, you might forget the big fish swimming past him.