Is Xander Ford inspired by Daniel Ford?
Besides inventor Henry Ford, fashion designer Tom Ford, actor Harrison Ford with a current blockbuster “Blade Runner 2049” and Xander Ford, who has become a social media darling for his transformation via plastic surgery, another Ford has long been captivating Filipinos worldwide. This Ford, however, is no longer new to Philippine showbiz. In one of his Instagram accounts, actor and recording artist Daniel Padilla has used “Daniel Ford” as name. Daniel’s full name is Daniel John Ford Padilla. The Instagram account, @supremo_dp, has over a million followers. Daniel’s latest post, captioned “Love buzz,” shows him and love team partner and “La Luna Sangre” co-star Kathryn Bernardo at the Star Magic Ball last week. The photo became one of the those that trended on Twitter today. Xander’s real name, meanwhile, is Marlou Arizala. Why did Marlou choose the name Xander Ford? Many people have been asking that question. Now, other questions have popped up: Was Marlou inspired by Daniel? Over the weekend, Enrique Gil posed in a photo with Xander Ford captioned “Xander Grande III and Xander Ford.” Xander was Gil’s character’s name in the hit television series “Forevermore,” which became one of his claims to fame in 2014. Xander Ford as Marlou Arizala has long admitted that he is looking up to Gil. He is also dreaming of starring alongside other popular youth icons in showbiz, Daniel Padilla and James Reid.By Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo