LOOK: "Ang Probinsyano" Fans Get Emotional As Cardo's Sidekick Dies!
Fans of hit Kapamilya primetime series Ang Probinsyano took to social media to express their frustration, sadness, and disappointment after watching the January 9 episode which featured the death of Cardo's most loyal sidekick Benny. Played by comedian Pepe Herrera, Benny chose to sacrifice his own life as he shielded Coco Martin's character from a spray of bullets.
Benny endeared himself to netizens by proving to be a loyal sidekick to his "chief" until the end.
Benny showed how true friendship is. ???? ????#FPJAPKaibigan— Kenneth B. Zaspa (@AkoSiBokX29) January 9, 2017
Tonight's episode of Ang Probinsyano is so heartbreaking huhu Benny ?? #FPJAPKaibigan— Faye (@Fayfayeeee) January 9, 2017
Sinong nanonuod ng Probinsyano? Sinong naiyak? Benny!!!— Team YongKiss (@kissesforyong) January 9, 2017
Kasama ko si Benny sa afterlife.. pic.twitter.com/v13QfTmU9k— Bullet Dumas (@bulletdumas) January 9, 2017
Meanwhile, Pepe's contribution to the toprating teleserye was recognized by the production team.
Aside from his breakout role on Ang Probinsyano, the UST Conservatory of Music graduate is known for his portrayal of Tolits on the hit musical Rak of Aegis. He was also hailed Best Actor in the 2016 CineFilipino for the movie Sakaling Hindi Makarating.
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