Juliana Parizcova Segovia, It’s Showtime‘s first-ever ‘Miss Q&A grand winner, got people curious after she posted intriguing photos on her Instagram page.
Many people have been speculating that the guy Juliana was with was her boyfriend as the photos show them having a romantic moment. They were seen hugging each other and holding each other’s hands.
Juliana is also notably seen wearing a large diamond sparkler on her left ring finger.
However, some of the photos were captured with their backs turned to the camera so the face of the “mystery guy” was covered.
Using the hashtag “respect” Juliana captioned her post as, “Talikuran natin ang mga mapang husga…Harapin nating dalawa ang umaga..Dahil sa dulo nito…IKAW LANG AT AKO.”
Netizens say that Juliana’s boyfriend looks handsome even though he was wearing a face mask. They say that the guy might not be pure Filipino but rather Fil-Am (Filipino-American).
The LGBT icon received lots of support from the netizen saying that they were happy for her and only wish the best for their relationship. They wanted to let Juliana know that they respect her relationship and mentioned that no matter what happens ‘love wins’.
Netizens hoped that Juliana’s relationship will be as strong and fruitful as Vice Ganda and Ion Perez’s relationship.
Juliana also received support from some of her celebrity friends, including It’s Showtime mainstay Jhong Hilario and TV personality Jervi Li, more popularly know as KaladKaren Davila. They commented on the post and expressed their happiness for Juliana.
Jhong commented with a heart and smiley face emoji to which Juliana replied by saying that she misses Jhong and wishing him well.
Kaladkaren said that she was happy for Juliana and included a kiss and heart emoji. Juliana replied by saying that she loves the TV personality implying that she was thankful for the support that Kaladkaren gave.
Juliana, or TJ Ortega in real life, won the first Miss Q & A, an It’s Showtime segment dedicated to highlighting transgender comedians across the country in 2018. The segment showcases the wit of gay men and transgender women in answering different types of questions.
She worked as a call center agent for 9 years before she joined the contest and won as the grand winner.
But Juliana admitted that her Php1 million prize from the contest is all gone though she noted that she used the prize wisely.
In an interview in Magandang Buhay, she told the host Karla Estrada, that she already used up all of the cash prize.
“Ubos na siya! Tulad nga nang sinabi mo akin dati Momshie Karla, ang P1 million mabilis lang ‘yan maubos, lalo na kung galing ka sa walang wala,” she mentioned.
Juliana added that there were no regrets in using it all up because she was able to provide for her family.
“So ang nangyari sa akin sa P1 million ko, hindi ako nagsisi na naubos siya kasi naubos siya pero iba ‘yung magiging kuwento ko someday na ‘ito o tatlo na TV namin, ‘yung P1 million ko may malamig na kaming tubig sa ref,” she explained.
She shared that her life completely changed after joining the contest and even before she won as the grand champion. She already had a project “Funny Ka Pare Ko” which is a Philippine comedy television series aired on Cine Mo!, an exclusive channel of ABS-CBN TV Plus.
The competition also gave her the chance to rediscover herself and learn new talents that will help in her showbiz career.
“Akala ko hanggang ‘Miss Q & A’ lang ako so hindi ko alam na kaya ko palang umarte, kaya ko palang mag-hurado, kaya ko mag-hosting. So every now and then na may nadi-discover ako sa sarili ko, mas lalo ko napagaaralan na kailangan pala na every now and then, nirere-discover mo ang sarili mo.”
Juliana Parizcova Segovia may or may not be a transgender woman, but she lived as a woman for a long time.
Juliana Parizcova Segovia was crowned as the first-ever Miss Q & A of It’s Showtime where she received one million pesos (cash), a trip for two to Thailand, 900,000 pesos worth of business franchise, and 500,000 pesos worth of makeover through surgery. She received the crown worth 300,000 pesos. She became a judge of the show’s segment and was seen in ABS-CBN’s primetime series FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.