Transgender Jeremiah Torayno's heartbreaking rendition of 'Pare Mahal Mo Raw Ako' moves judges

Transgender Jeremiah Torayno's heartbreaking rendition of 'Pare Mahal Mo Raw Ako' moves judges

- ABS-CBN’s ‘Idol Philippines’ has made headlines with another contestant’s inspiring story and talent

- Jeremiah Torayno received praises both for her story and her unique choice in singing

- Her audition in the show elicited comments from netizens online

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21-year-old transgender woman Jeremiah Torayno of Cagayan de Oro has inspired netizens online with her audition in ABS-CBN’s ‘Idol Philippines’.

For her audition, Jeremiah performed Michael Pangilinan’s “Pare Mahal Mo Raw Ako.”

However, KAMI learned that the judges were shocked when Jeremiah used her male voice in singing.

Vice Ganda also pointed out that most trans singers usually change their voice to fit their chosen gender when it comes to performing.

Watch the video below:

Jeremiah has moved on to the next round of the competition after getting three yeses from judges Regine Velasquez, James Reid, and Moira dela Torre.

Her audition also garnered comments and reactions from netizens online.

"I don't need anyone's validation. That's something anyone, regardless of age and gender, can learn from."
"When she said "Maam, Sir, salamat po", I see so much humility in her heart. Love you te!"
"She's my neighbor and schoolmate. Very pretty and humble but I didnt have the courage to approach her personally."
"Key takeaway is to never seek other people's validation. Do what you want and never let others' thinking imprison you and your dreams."
"Heard her sing Climb Every Mountain during an advocacy campaign before, it was amazing!"

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As reported earlier by KAMI, 3 judges in ‘Idol Philippines’ were criticized heavily due to their comments to a contestant.

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