Win Gatchalian and Joel Villanueva were #twinsies at the COMELEC proclamation
And some people still can't tell them apart.
(SPOT.ph) A photo of senator-elect Joel Villanueva (a.k.a. TESDA Man) with senator-elect Sherwin Gatchalian (a.k.a. Kuya Win) quickly became viral after the latter posted it on his official Facebook page on Thursday, May 19. "Ito na ang much-awaited photo with my twin sa Senate. Haha!" read Gatchalian's caption. The two senators were at second and tenth place, respectively, as announced by the Commission on Elections on Thursday, May 19 after the official canvassing of ballots from the May 9 elections.
People took to social media to share their reactions on the "good vibes" photo.
Or will he unite with Win Gatchalian since they're super twins https://t.co/d7IeVcbQNy— Jorge (@jorgepayasay) May 12, 2016
Some people actually mistook the two for twins prior to the election.
Before the winning senators are proclaimed, how sure are we that Win Gatchalian and Joel Villanueva arent twins?— DeKampanilya (@DeKampanilya) May 19, 2016
Monikers emerged for the newest twins of the Senate, such as "Education twins," "Kambal ng Tadhana," and "Chinito Bloc." Of course, with the creativity of Filipinos, it was only a matter of time before it was turned into a puzzle game.
Villanueva was the Director General of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority from 2010 to 2015, while Gatchalian spearheaded the "WIN ang Edukasyon Program" (Education Wins Program) during his term as Valenzuela mayor from 2004 to 2013.