German-Filipina Imelda Schweighart who is currently representing the Philippines in Miss Earth 2016 just did an awkward Facebook live video with Miss Australia Lyndl Kean.
Akward moment of Austria and Philippines during the live video of Imelda Bautista Schweighart
Imelda: Is Hitler from Austria?
Miss Austria: Ok that’s a bad question because we normally don’t really talk about Hitler but yeah he is.
Imelda: Oh my God our President is doing Hitler stuff here in the Philippines
Miss Austria: That’s crazy!
Here’s the video:
If you really studied world history seriously, you’ll know that Adolf Hitler the dictator was born in Austria but lived in Germany since he was a small child. He took a German nation in an economic depression, one that had history of culture and civilization, made it into a world power again, took its military and people for an unprecedented crazy adventure of power, genocide and diabolical madness.
Hitler is not a good joke or even an interesting story to talk about.
In a lengthy explanation on October 10 (Monday), Schweighart said, “Guys, I’m a Duterte follower. The people who talk to me everyday knows how delightful I am to see and experience the change he has made happen so far. I am half German that is the reason why I talked to a fellow delegate about ‘Hitler’ so casually who is Austrian.
Because all my life I am always teased by fellow filipinos as ‘Hitler’ because they are not well informed that Hitler was not German. In fact Hitler was Austrian. So , when I saw my fellow delegate i made a soft joke about it out of my excitement. I am an extremist so forgive me my fellow Filipinos and Duterte supporters if you didn’t understand how I am. I got that idea wherein i said, ‘Duterte is doing Hitler stuff’ from online news, newspapers with headlines saying he is Hitler-like but for the good.
I was just not able to explain what i really meant further in Facebook live because my mind was occupied with the other delegates i want to capture on my Facebook Live cover. That is what i meant. Hope you appreciate me explaining myself so that you understand more. Peace.”
Schweighart is a veteran of beauty contests. She joined the Binibinibing Pilipinas in 2013, the same year 2015 Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach joined the said national tilt. She is the reigning Miss Puerto Princesa and placed second in the Miss Palawan pageant.