MANILA, Philippines – Riverdale star Cole Sprouse arrived in Manila on Wednesday, April 18 and charmed fans and even members of the media on Friday, April 20. (WATCH: What Cole Sprouse thinks of Manila [and where else he wants to go in the Philippines])
Some of our favourite scenes from the @colesprouse Fun Meet in Mall of Asia. #ColeSprouseforBENCH #GlobalBENCHsetter . Follow our IG stories and Twitter profile @benchtm for live updates A post shared by benchtm (@benchtm) on Apr 20, 2018 at 2:21am PDT
Following his fan meetings, Cole headed to the Bench Cafe in Bonifacio High Street. Bench's local endorsers were apparently also smitten with Cole.
Eat Bulaga's Maine Mendoza posted a series of photos of her pretending to feed Cole halo-halo.
Expectation vs. Reality @benchtm #noshamephotoop #Ben!!!! A post shared by Maine Mendoza (@mainedcm) on Apr 20, 2018 at 7:02am PDT
Julia and Claudia Barretto also had their photos taken with Cole.
A post shared by Julia Barretto (@juliabarretto) on Apr 20, 2018 at 6:58am PDT
CODY!!! @colesprouse #ColeSprouseForBench A post shared by CLAUDIA (@claudia) on Apr 20, 2018 at 6:42am PDT
Gabbi Garcia got her fan girl moment.
Let’s all take a moment of silence with kilig for this beautiful moment @colesprouse • #ColeSprouseForBENCH A post shared by Gabbi Garcia (@_gabbigarcia) on Apr 20, 2018 at 5:54am PDT
Leila Alcasid also got a hug.
Yep #ColeSprouseForBENCH A post shared by Leila Alcasid (@leilalcasid) on Apr 20, 2018 at 6:00am PDT
Juliana Gomez als got the chance to hug Cole, with father Richard photobombing their moment.
caught in the act @richardgomezinstagram #colesprouseforbench A post shared by Juliana Gomez (@gomezjuliana) on Apr 20, 2018 at 6:32am PDT
Beauty queens Ariella Arida and Nicole Cordoves had their moments with Jughead!
Such a cool, down to earth guy!!! How can you not adore him!! @colesprouse #GlobalBenchSetter #ColeSprouse #ColeSprouseforBENCH A post shared by Ariella Arida (@araarida) on Apr 18, 2018 at 9:04pm PDT
Haven’t had any sleep, but this totally makes up for everything! Thank you and congratulations @bcbench I got sooooo shyyyy A post shared by Nicole Cordoves (@binibiningnicolecordoves) on Apr 20, 2018 at 7:34am PDT
Solenn Heussaff got her chance to get to know Cole and shared some photos on her IG stories.
Ylona Garcia and Karylle were spotted at the fan meet at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Spotted among the crowd: @ylonagarcia and @anakarylle #ColeSprouseforBENCH #GlobalBENCHsetter . Follow our IG stories and @benchtm on twitter for live updates A post shared by benchtm (@benchtm) on Apr 20, 2018 at 12:50am PDT
But Cole wasn't just the star of the night. Baeby Baste also entertained guests, including Cole, with a song number.
Baste and Cole! solenn IGS pic.twitter.com/jOS7t7cpSK — j. (@marcinareus) April 20, 2018
Lookit @colesprouse enjoying Baste’s rendition of @edsheeran ’s Perfect lovipoe | IGS pic.twitter.com/aOH4zKBxuF — chu (@piecesofchi) April 20, 2018
Indeed, Manila caught the Cole Sprouse fever! – Rappler.com