HugKnucklesTV visits the Philippines for the first time!

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HugKnucklesTV visits the Philippines for the first time!

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| September 8, 2017


Visits the Philippines

for the first time!

By 8List

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We were excited when Jollibee announced that they were opening their 1000th store – it was such a great milestone for our favorite fast food chain! Until now, we can rely on it delivering everything we need. What made us even happier is that Filipinos aren’t the only ones who love Jollibee, even foreigners do! Just see how this YouTube couple shared our love for Jollibee and how they got to fulfill their dream of coming to the Philippines because of it.

It all started with their YouTube channel HugKnucklesTV

Texas based YouTube content creator couple Sam and Josh Brooks started their channel back in July 2016 and named it HugKnucklesTV. On the vlogs they’re known as HottSamn! and HugKnuckles, a dynamic duo who makes reaction videos and interacts with their almost 83,000 subscribers. Their fans have described them as funny, adorable, and down-to-earth. Well we certainly loved them with their cute candid reactions!


They made a reaction video on Jollibee’s Valentine series

This couple has warmed our hearts and made us love them more when they accepted the multiple requests to do a reaction video on Kwentong Jollibee’s Valentine Series. The Valentine Series consists of 3 different videos with different takes on love and was produced by the most loved fast food chain in the Philippines – Jollibee! Since a huge part of their following is from a Filipino fan base, Filipino netizens were delighted with it and the videos immediately went viral.

Sam had tears in her eyes by the time the first video, “Vow,” ended and Josh said he had goosebumps, and we can relate because that’s how we reacted too! Even though the first commercial turned out sad, they still liked it and they watched the rest of the videos. They gushed over how happy the second video “Crush” ended, and they both cried on the third video “Date.” Our hearts went out to them as they were watching the videos but we were glad that we could all huddle together and be sad potatoes about it!


Reactions to a lot of Philippine-related videos

Following a reaction to the Kwentong Jollibee Series, the pair couldn’t get over how the commercial played with their emotions. Fans encouraged them to watch other Jollibee made commercials over the recent years and they loved it too! Jollibee isn’t just loved by the great food, they’re loved by how well they can catch people’s hearts and emotions. To our delight, they also started making reaction videos on funny Filipino commercials and then that escalated to reactions on songs by Filipino singers. Aren’t they adorable?


Fund raising for their trip to the Philippines

We were avid fans of their channel and we were content with watching them until they dropped a bomb on us and announced great news: they’re coming to the Philippines! We can finally see them in person! Their plane tickets were taken cared of but they still needed to raise money for the rest of the expenses. So the couple formed a fund raising online and asked their followers to help them achieve their dreams of seeing for themselves a country that they’ve talked a lot about but have only seen in videos.