After duet, 'Sir Chief' becomes Twitter trending topic

Posted at 10/12/2012 2:23 PM | Updated as of 10/12/2012 2:23 PM

MANILA, Philippines - "Sir Chief" or Richard Lim, a character in ABS-CBN's hit daytime series "Be Careful With My Heart," became one of the top trending local topics on microblogging site Twitter on Friday.

This after the character portrayed by Richard Yap sang the series' theme song, "Be Careful With My Heart," as a duet with maid Maya dela Rosa, a role played by Jodi Sta. Maria.

After seeing the duet, several Filipinos took to Twitter to express happiness over the characters' blossoming romance.

"So kilig with sir chief and maya's duet at #BeCarefuIWithMyHeart," user Dennis O. Dumrique said.

"Be careful with my heart makes me crazy every morning! Mka buang. KILIG much, super. HAHA I love you sir chief! Awesome. :D @ImRichardYap08" user RoAn added.

"kakilig nmannnn ohh! c ate maya at sir chief singing please be careful with my heart haha:-) kilig muchhh!," said user Rosanna Castro.

"Mas oa pa kiligin mommy ko kila Maya and Sir Chief! Be careful with my heart. Hahaha," user DanGaddi tweeted.

Yap, who is pure Chinese but born and raised in Cebu, started out as a commercial model.

His first television project was "My Binondo Girl," where he played the role of Papa Chen, the father of lead character Jade portrayed by Kim Chiu.