Speaking with TV Patrol’s Jeff Fernando, Philippine Senator and daughter of the ‘King of Philippine Cinema’ Fernando Poe Jr., Senator Grace Poe, praised Coco Martin for the positive contribution of his show, FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano, to the industry and to the Filipino community. “Pag gumawa ka ng isang pelikula o television show, unang-una mayroong kabuluhan, may kinalaman sa ating lipunan.”
The 50-year-old Senator and Ilo-Ilo native also shared her approval of how Coco supports the show in every way he can. “Hindi lamang artista, nag di-direk din siya parang si FPJ.”
August 20, 2018 marked the 79th birthday anniversary of the late Fernando Poe Jr.