At the grand presscon of “Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles” movie on December 6, 2018, Maine Mendoza (age 23) made a big revelation about her “real” relationship with her co-star, Coco Martin (age 37), the ABS-CBN Primetime King.
“Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles” is an action comedy movie starring Maine Mendoza, Coco Martin, and veteran comedian Vic Sotto. It’s also an official Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2018 entry, which is set to premiere on December 25, 2018. Watch the trailer here: “Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles” trailer
According to PEP, Maine Mendoza said that Coco Martin can never be her lover because she and Coco Martin are distant relatives. Maine Mendoza further explained that their family had a reunion which happened first before they started working together.
Coco Martin even asked his grandmother if they have relatives in Bulacan, where Maine Mendoza’s family resides. He admitted that he was shocked to learn that the Eat Bulaga co-host Maine Mendoza is his relative.
Maine and Coco’s work relationship
“Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles” is Maine Mendoza and Coco Martin’s first movie together. According to Coco Martin, he’s impressed with Maine Mendoza’s work ethics.
He said Maine Mendoza is professional to work with, and she was all ears when Coco Martin gave suggestions on how they can help make the movie better. He also added that they never had awkward moments while filming the movie.
Meanwhile, Maine Mendoza has lots of good things to say about Coco Martin as well. Some of those are that Coco Martin is a real gentleman, and he’s really a nice guy.