The very awaited The Kissing Booth part 2 released on Netflix on the 24th of July. Starring Joel Courtney, Joey King, and young heartthrob Jacob Elordi the makers introduced another handsome sweetheart Marco played by Taylor Zakhar Perez.
Taylor was introduced in the movie as a newbie in the senior year. Marco and Elle played by Joey King pair up for a dance performance which results in them becoming really good friends. Marco has a crush on Elle who is already in a long-distance relationship with Noah. The two share some good romantic moments on screen but it does not last forever. However, in real life the can be seen on each other’s Instagram handle quite often. This has made the fans raise eyebrows. Recently the two with a few other friends went off on a weekend trip where they were seen swimming together near a waterfall. They also shared Instagram stories of the road trip.
It was Joey’s birthday recently and her co-star Taylor posted a picture of them having a gala time at the beach! The picture was accompanied by a lengthy caption in which Taylor says, “Grateful for you forever” to which Joey replies, “Can’t imagine my life without you. I heart you T” The fans are really curious if the two are dating.
In a talk with Access Hollywood, Taylor Zakhar Perez finally talked about the dating rumors with The Kissing Booth 2 co-star Joey King. He said, “I know, we went away this weekend for some friends’ birthdays and her birthday, everyone kinda freaked about it. I will say that we are not dating.”
Then what is it? Taylor answers, “We just became really close during filming, but we became even closer after filming because we literally live close to each other. We’re like a three or four-minute drive from each other. We were kind of each other’s accountability partners during quarantine, so we got to hang out — make sure we weren’t seeing anybody outside of the circle of people we trusted.”
Zakhar cleared up the doubts that fans had but no doubt the two look stunning together.