Eric Nam has no exception in getting a taste of Metro Manila’s traffic! On X, formerly Twitter, he wrote, “manila your traffic is unmatched,” as he shared his thoughts about the traffic situation.
The Korean-American singer and TV personality is in Manila for his event on August 5 at Market! Market! in Bonifacio Global City. His post quickly gained attention from fans and netizens.
manila your traffic is unmatched
— Eric Nam (에릭남) (@ericnamofficial) August 2, 2023
As of writing, it has over 1.8 million views, 5,929 retweets, 11,046 quote retweets, and 59,191 likes. Netizens poked fun at his post, while some said it was because of the typhoon. They wrote:
“Shhhh nakikitraffic ka na lang.”
“May bagyo beshyyyy. It’s typhoon season.”
“Traffic is worse because it’s raining.”
“Hahahahahaha sorry na Eric, ganito lang kami.”
In the quote retweets, several netizens jokingly welcomed Nam to the Philippines, along with GIFs and photos of the Philippine flag. There were also fans who shared their relatable experience with Metro Manila’s traffic and felt sorry about it.
Nam is known for his tracks Runaway, I Don’t Know You Anymore, and Love Die Young. He also hosts the K-pop podcast Daebak Show. In November 2022, he visited Manila for his There and Back Again world tour.