Who's prettier: Coco Martin as Paloma or Ken Chan as Destiny Rose?

by Nikko Tuazon
Jan 21, 2016
Coco Martin's Paloma (left) or Ken Chan's Destiny Rose? Who is the fairest of them all?

Guys dressing up as girls is starting to become a trend on television.

Both GMA-7 and ABS-CBN have a drama series wherein a character has to dress up as a woman.

We are talking about Kapamilya actor Coco Martin's "Paloma" disguise on FPJ's Ang Probinsyano and Kapuso actor Ken Chan's portrayal of a transgender in Destiny Rose.

After looking at these guy's transformations, some girls might even ask themselves, "Bakit mas maganda pa siya sa akin?!"

Before going further, we'd like to point out that this article is a way of appreciating their beauty and recognizing the great efforts done by both stars for their respective shows.

MOST BEAUTIFUL DESTINY ROSE. GMA-7 started it with Ken Chan's "most beautiful transformation on TV." In the afternoon series titled Destiny Rose, Ken is cast as Joey, a novelist searching for true love.

In November 2015, his character Joey undergoes surgery and transforms into a transgender woman called Destiny Rose.

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Destiny Rose sports long brown side-parted hair. Most of the time, she only wears light make-up in blush or pink palettes. Some fans even noted that Destiny Rose's resemblance to other Kapuso actresses when she has full makeup. The transgender woman is said to look like theater actress-singer Rachelle Ann Go and Kapuso actress Katrina Halili who is also part of the LGBT-themed show.

Ngayong hapon sa #DestinyRose.Tunghayan ang unang paghaharap nina Jasmine at Destiny Rose! #DRAgawan

A photo posted by Ken Chan (@akosikenchan) on

Meanwhile, Destiny Rose's personal style leans towards smart-casual chic with mostly form-fitting dresses.

What most people don't know (at least most guys), it takes hours to make achieve this level of beauty!

A photo posted by Ken Chan (@akosikenchan) on

Here's a before and after comparison of Ken Chan's transformation as Destiny Rose:

On the primetime drama series FPJ's Ang Probinsyano, Kapamilya actor Coco Martin plays lead character SPO1 Ricardo "Cardo" Dalisay. 

This January 2016, his character had to put on a disguise as part of his mission to retrieve Carmen (played by Bela Padilla) who was abducted by a human-trafficking syndicate.

He used the name Paloma for his assumed identity.

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A photo posted by Coco Martin (@mr.cocomartin) on

Paloma originally had a short bob with full bangs but as the story progressed, she sported a long hairstyle. Her fashion is edgier compared to Destiny Rose. Paloma usually wears corset tops, see-through or cut-out tops, and mini skirts which compliments her aggressive and confident personality.

Mag kikita po ulit tyo mamayang gabi sa FPJ's Ang Probinsyano 7:30pm...

A photo posted by Coco Martin (@mr.cocomartin) on

Here's Coco's before and after photo:

A photo posted by Coco Martin (@mr.cocomartin) on

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