Are Taylor Zakhar Perez And Joey King Dating Each Other? The Former Clarifies!

Taylor Zakhar Perez is all praises for Joey King

While Taylor Zakhar Perez and Joey King’s on-screen chemistry in the recent Netflix film The Kissing Booth 2 was well-accepted, rumours sparked up regarding their off-screen bond as well. Recently, the young stars had spent some time together holidaying and it led to widespread talks that the Kissing Booth 2 stars are in a relationship. What’s the truth? Well, Taylor Zakhar Perez himself has spoken about the same.

Taylor Zakhar Perez and Joey King aren’t dating each other

It was in a recent conversation with Access Hollywood host Kit Hoover that he cleared the buzz surrounding the grapevine. Along with confirming that they are not dating each other, the youngster added that both of them had “went away” for a weekend to celebrate birthdays, including that of Joey King’s. Well, that should rightly bring an end to Taylor Zakhar Perez and Joey King dating rumours doing the rounds.

They grew close to each other during filming

The 28-year-old actor revealed that they grew close to each other during the filming of The Kissing Booth 2. He added that their bond increased since they are living close to each other. According to him, their homes are hardly four or five minutes’ drive away. “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,”, he stated.

Taylor Zakhar Perez is all praises for Joey King

During the conversation, Taylor Zakhar Perez showered praises on his co-star. He recollected the good times that they had while shooting for the Netflix film and how supportive Joey King was. Interestingly, Taylor is also impressed with the culinary skills of The Act star. The young actor admires the actress’s dedication towards making food. He also added that both of them love food and the actress particularly enjoys making food. “She made this bomb pasta a couple weeks ago…She looks at recipes all day, and she’ll text me and be like, ‘I want to make this, what do you think?’ She made this buffalo mozzarella thing the other day.”, the Kissing Booth 2 actor stated. On a lighter note, he also commented that the actress should probably start a cooking show of her own.

More about The Kissing Booth 2

For the uninitiated, Kissing Booth 2, the Netflix film had arrived on July 24, 2020. The film had Joey King reprising the role of Elle whereas Taylor Zakhar Perez made an entry as a character named Marco, who falls for her. Well, Kissing Booth 3 is on cards and it is being believed that Taylor’s character will also be seen in the next instalment.

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