LOOK: TimPoch Love Story in ‘Senior High’ Hailed for Positive Impact on Sexual Identity Awareness

Tim (Zaijian Jaranilla) and Poch (Miggy Jimenez) in Senior High

PHILIPPINES – The young and dynamic duo of Zaijian Jaranilla and Miggy Jimenez, known to fans as the ‘TimPoch’ love team, has been met with an outpouring of support following their heartfelt portrayal of a same-sex couple in the Kapamilya teleserye “Senior High.” This blossoming on-screen romance has transcended beyond entertainment, contributing to a broader conversation on sexual identity.

In the light of their recent viral kissing scene, Zaijian and Miggy have expressed their gratitude towards the overwhelming positive response from their audience. The actors’ nuanced performances of Tim and Poch are not only endearing but also enlightening, as they navigate the complexities of young love between two boys.

In an intimate interview during the “Forever Grateful: ABS-CBN Christmas Special 2023,” Zaijian opened up about the depth of his character, Tim, and the relatability of his journey toward self-acceptance. He underscored the importance of communication between the actors to responsibly handle such profound scenes. Zaijian extended his thanks to the directors who guided him in truthfully depicting the struggles of his character’s sexual identity.

Miggy mirrored Zaijian’s sentiments, discussing the organic chemistry that has formed between them, attributing it to their genuine connection and mutual respect for each other’s craft. He emphasized the significance of preserving their chemistry and not allowing fame to interfere with their performance.

Their unexpected pairing has sparked conversations on social media, with netizens praising the chemistry and realism of their characters. The storyline has been a catalyst in shedding light on the importance of accepting one’s sexual identity, a topic that is often met with resistance in traditional narratives.

“Senior High” continues to unravel with more surprising developments, airing weeknights at 9:30 PM on various platforms including the Kapamilya Channel, Kapamilya Online Live, A2Z, TV5, iWantTFC, and TFC.