The famous Paloma of “Ang Probinsyano” has found her long lost sister in Bukidnon!
A 15-year old student in Valencia National High School named Jhanica Jimenez, got a new nickname after Paloma. She had a big wave of followers after her photos went viral on social media.
Where did Paloma of Bukidnon got her fame?
Jhanica Jimenez attributed her fame from her talent manager and make-up artist Jerald Pinar Gonzales. The latter is an aspiring beautician who made the transformation of Jimenez into a younger version of Paloma, the undecover character played by Coco Martin in the primetime series ” Ang Probinsyano”.
According to reports, Gonzales did not intentionally make Jimenez look like Paloma. He just wanted Jimenez stand out on the first beauty contest that she was vying for– Search for Ms. Valencia 2016.
Gonzales then said, “During the pictorial para sa pageant nila, ako ‘yong kinuha niyang makeup artist. Last week lang po ‘yon…Ako rin nagti-train sa kanya kung paano maglakad, so all-around talaga ako.” he said in an interview with ABS-CBN News on Monday.
Jimenez then added, that she really is really fond of Gonzales as he is a popular make-up artist and has won awards from various competitions. She said on reports,“Talagang magaling po si Kuya. At kilala ko na po siya kahit noong student pa lang siya, so siya talaga ang napili ko.”
Meanwhile, Jimenez said she feels overwhelmed how she trended the social media. And being an aspirant in joining showbiz, she was enjoying the attention that she currently obtains.
“Pangarap ko po talagang maging artista. Kaya noong nag-trend ang photos ko, talagang feeling ko artista na rin ako. Kasi sumisikat na eh,” she added.
She was also asked on how she feels being compared to Coco Martin: “Nasisisyahan lang po ako kasi alam ko naman na lalaki po si Paloma at ako po tunay na babae.”
Jimenez’ parents and friends are very proud of her. Thus, they will be in full support on her pageant which will be held on February 11 at the Valencia City Gym.