#XanderFord trends as internet celebrity reveals new look

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 1) — An internet celebrity took social media by storm Sunday evening after he revealed his new look.

Internet personality Marlou Arizala, who goes by the name Xander Ford, appeared before national TV on ABS-CBN's lifestyle show "Rated K" after he went through cosmetic enhancement procedures.

His transformation caused an uproar on social media, as #XanderFord immediately became one of the top trending topics on Twitter.

Some users showed their support for the new look.




This Twitter user even used a line in Taylor Swift's Look What You Made Me Do.


On the other hand, other users said he did not need the cosmetic enhancements.




Prior to his reveal, Arizala constantly updated his fanbase, posting photos of himself prior and during the surgery on his Instagram.

Arizala was a former member of Internet group Hasht5 before leaving in 2016 to pursue his solo career.