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Chavit Singson says Philippines can host Miss Universe again next year

Former Ilocos Sur governor Chavit Singson is willing to help raise another Miss Universe in the Philippines if the government will share in the expenses the second time around. “Kaya natin, basta tumulong ang gobyerno. Medyo hirap kami kasi first time na walang tulong ang gobyerno,” Singson said. Singson mentioned that he spend round $15 million to make the event possible in the country after President Duterte refused to spend public funds for the beauty pageant. “Kung tutulong ang gobyerno, walang problema. Madali lang. Pero …

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Is Liza Soberano joining the next Miss Universe?

Netizens urged Liza Soberano to join the 66th Miss Universe. This was after Philippine bet Maxine Medina failed to “wear the crown” this year. In one of her interview, the actress said that she does not see herself as a Miss Universe. “It would be an honor to become Miss Philippines and join Miss Universe, but I don’t see myself in that path. It’s not for me,” she said. However, she expressed her gratitude to fans that encourage her to join the prestigious pageant. “Natutuwa naman …

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Dayanara Torres to do a movie with Piolo Pascual?

The country’s “Dancing Queen” is back… and she’s hotter and fiercer than ever! After judging the delegates of the 65th Miss Universe, the 1993 titleholder decided to prolong her stay in the Philippines. Torres made a lot of projects in the country during her heyday. From acting to hosting, the former Miss Universe surely knows how to capture every Filipinos’ hearts. Hence, the Puerto Rican star is coming back once again to her mother network, ABS-CBN. The beauty queen listed her schedules in her social media …

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How did Miss Universe aired in ABS-CBN, GMA Network fare in AGB Nielsen and Kantar Media TV Ratings?

ABS-CBN and GMA both claimed that they dominated the rating game for the live telecast of the 65th Miss Universe. According to Kantar Media, ABS-CBN’s coverage for the beauty pageant hit a national TV rating of 27.4%, a 10 percentage points higher than GMA Network’s telecast at 17% on January 31. The Kapamilya network also recorded a TV rating of 28.2%, compared to GMA Network’s 23.7% in Mega Manila. Also in Metro Manila, the giant network recorded 30.8% versus GMA Network’s 19.4%. *Kantar Media uses Urban + …

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Gloria Diaz commends Maxine Medina’s performance on the 65th Miss Universe

The controversies surrounding the Philippine bet Maxine Medina and former Miss Universe Gloria Diaz has not been yet subsided. In an interview with Jessica Soho, Gloria Diaz was asked about her opinion regarding Medina’s performance. “I think she did perfect! Ang galling-galing n’ya,” she proudly said. “Actually, while I was watching [Miss Universe], ang lamig-lamig ng kamay ko. But you know, this is our country—you have to wish that everybody was happy. ‘Yun ang pinakaimportante,” Diaz said. Asked about her message to her bashers who …

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AiAi delas Alas finds Maxine Medina’s Top 6 question “easy”

The answer of Maxine Medina in the question-and-answer of the 65th Miss Universe has been gaining mixed reactions from her Filipino fans. From public figures to average one, seems everyone has had their own side comments this week. Kapuso comedienne Aiai delas Alas was one of the people who shared their thoughts on the Philippine bet. On her Instagram post, Aiai commented that the question for Medina was the easiest one. She also cited that there were many relevant events that had happened in the last 10 years. “In …

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Miss Bulgaria gives gown to a 15-year-old Filipina

Seems like Miss Bulgaria has won the hearts of many Filipinos… again! Last year, Miss Bulgaria 2015 Radostina Todorova was one of the beauty queens who encouraged former Miss Universe to get her crown after Steve Harvey mistakenly announced a wrong winner on Miss Universe. Now, her compatriot, Violina Ancheva is making waves in the internet once again! In a Facebook page on Monday, January 31, Ancheva said she wanted to give away her gown to a Filipino fan who can’t afford a prom dress. …

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65th Miss Universe candidates personalizes Chucks for Charity

At least 19 candidates from the 2016 Miss Universe competition lent their time and creativity to produce customized Converse sneakers to be auctioned for the Positive Action Foundation. A foundation supported by the Ms Universe organization, Positive Action Foundation is devoted into helping individuals living with HIV/AIDS and their families particularly those who are displaced from their employment due to HIV phenomenon. The candidates who participated are Ms. Angola – Luisa Baptista, Ms. Belgium – Stephanie Goldof, Ms. Belize – Rebecca Rath, Ms. Brazil – …

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Netizens poke fun at Maxine Medina’s interpreter

Netizens were shocked when they learned that Philippine delegate Maxine Medina was not using an interpreter during the crucial Q&A portion of Miss Universe on January 30. Medina was asked what “significant change” she saw in the world in the last decade. An interpreter translated the question in Tagalog, to which, the beauty queen insisted on replying in English. “In the last 10 years of being here in the world is that I saw all the people being in event like this Miss Universe. It’s something …

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Jessy Mendiola defends Maxine Medina from critics and bashers

Maxine Medina failed to enter Miss Universe Top 3 on January 30. Netizens couldn’t help but to criticize the answer of Medina in the first Q&A portion of the pageant. On her Instagram post, Jessy Mendiola advised the critics of Medina to be grateful because she made it to the Top 6 of the pageant. Jessy said on a certain critic, “’Wag tayo magsalita ng ganyan. Nakakakaba ‘yung pinagdaanan niya. I’m sure, she did her best naman. Let’s just be happy na nakapasok pa din …

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