Jake Zyrus, inokray ng mga netizen at tinawag na kamukha ng yumaong aktor na si Berting Labra

Jake Zyrus went viral on social media, not because of his performance in singing, but because of some netizens who compared him to a late actor.

In some comments on Facebook, a trend about Jake being compared to Berting Labra had been observed.

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“Kung pogi yan baka 99% wala ng pangit, kalokalike nga ni Berting Labra yan at sa bagay gwapo din naman si Berting,” a netizen said.

“Ang gwapo pala ni berting nong kabataan nya. Ngayon naniniwala nako sa reincarnation,” netizen Cjhay commented.

Berting was a former child star who became active in showbusiness from 1945 until 2009 and was discovered by the King of Filipino Films, Fernando Poe Jr.

He was also dubbed as the Mickey Rooney and Bobby Breen of the Philippines.

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The late actor also won two FAMAS awards, one for Best Actor in his movie, “Ano ba Choy?” in 1962 and Best Support Actor for his film “Lumuluhang Komiko” in 1964.

Meanwhile, some netizens couldn’t stop themselves from expressing regret about the decisions made by Jake, who was popularly known before as Charice Pempengco.

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“Isa sa pinakasayang na artist ng Pilipinas..idol ko pa naman sana to nung di pa sya nagkatupak at nag feeling lalaki..okay naman sanang maging tomboy kahit di magpalit ng anyo…pero ito ginusto nya eh,” netizen Don remarked.

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