Netizens are expressing mixed reactions to the “EXpecially For You” segment on It’s Showtime
EXPECIALLY FOR YOU – The newest segment of It’s Showtime has sparked varied reactions among netizens.
The noontime show recently introduced this segment featuring the former couple Christian or CJ and Ecca, who gained fame through a viral video capturing their unexpected reunion via a ride-booking app.
Christian and Eka, the former couple, parted ways three years ago and lost touch after their six-month relationship ended. However, fate brought them face to face once again, thanks to a ride-booking experience.
Appearing on the latest segment of It’s Showtime called “EXpecially For You,” the ex-couple was involved in a setup where three individuals had the chance to pursue Ecca, with CJ rating the participants. Ultimately, Ecca chose searchee number 1 named Alfred. However, before the program concluded, CJ confessed his feelings for Ecca and expressed a desire to win her back.
The new segment stirred mixed reactions from netizens. One netizen on X (formerly known as Twitter) expressed, “Di ko alam ano mararamdaman sa bagong segment na Expecially For You. Aliw naman, pero nakaka-sad lang.” Another netizen commented, “Aliw din tong ‘Expecially for you’ eh kaso di ko gets bat ganun set up anjan yung guy parang ang awkward sa part nya na sya kikilatis taz what if may gusto pa si guy kay girl or vice versa? Ano purpose ng mga serchè? Ewan ko naguguluhan akiz.”
Many netizens voiced that the latest segment of It’s Showtime is awkward and suggested that it should be replaced with another segment.
Meanwhile, It’s Showtime which is hosted by Vhong Navarro, Anne Curtis, Jugs Jugueta, Teddy Corpuz, Vice Ganda, Karylle, Jhong Hilario, Ryan Bang, Amy Perez, Ion Perez, Jackie Gonzaga, Kim Chiu, Ogie Alcasid, MC Muah Calaquian, Lassy Marquez, and Cianne Dominguez has yet to give any reaction.