Coco Martin’s name appeared on trending topics in social media because the newly crowned Miss Universe Philippines caught most netizens eye is how Maxine looks like Paloma from the Kapamilya primetime TV series “Ang Probinsyano.”
Maria Mika Maxine Medina, A 25-year-old interior designer-fashion model was crowned as Miss Universe Philippines 2016 at the Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, Quezon City on Sunday night! Maxine bested 39 Binibining Pilipinas contenders and was crowned as Miss Universe Philippines by no other than Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
While the hashtag #BbPilipinas2016 trend on twitter in the Philippines Trending List on Twitter, Coco’s name took the fifth spot as of early Monday morning (April 18, 2016).
Here are some of the tweets and collages made by fans and supporters of both personalities:
— Aura (@AuraNgApi) April 17, 2016
HAWIG NI MAXINE MEDINS SI PALOMA!!! HAHAHAHA#BbPilipinas2016 pic.twitter.com/WZOdVfp49F
— Lucky Lagunsad (@LJ_Lagunsad) April 17, 2016
— Lucky Lagunsad (@LJ_Lagunsad) April 18, 2016
— Hazel Navarez (@hazenavarez) April 17, 2016
— Kevs (@kevinaldrin0504) April 18, 2016
Paloma and Maria Mika Maxine Medina pic.twitter.com/ogSU2h62SR
— lolli (@chogiwaffles) April 17, 2016