Kisses Delavin received support from fellow beauty queens and celebs after she competed in Miss Universe-Philippines 2021. The coronation night was at Henann Resort Convention Center of Panglao, Bohol, on Thursday, September 30.
Beatrice Luigi Gomez, the lesbian beauty queen from Cebu City, was declared Miss Universe-Philippines 2021.
Delavin was among the Top 10 finalists. However. she failed to advance to the Top Five finalists in the beauty pageant.
Despite her loss in the most prestigious national pageant, the female celebrity received overwhelming support online for her performance during the competition.
Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach expressed her happiness about Delavin’s transformation.
Wurtzbach said on twitter: “Kisses blossomed into a woman right before our eyes. She nailed that styling! #MUPH2021Coronation”
Kisses blossomed into a woman right before our eyes. She nailed that styling! #MUPH2021Coronation
— Pia Wurtzbach (@PiaWurtzbach) September 30, 2021
Meanwhile, Miss Universe-Philippines 2014 MJ Lastimosa narrated her first encounter with Delavin.
“Kisses visited our room last night and had a nightcap chika while taking off our make-up till super late
“First time to meet her in person and this girl is a gem. Now I understood why she’s loved by many.”
Divine Lee also voiced out her support for the Kapuso star.
She commented: “In fair kay Kisses, effort talaga sya. Magiging proud ang kapatid mong si Avril sayo. Charot! #MUPH2021Coronation #missuniversephilippines2021.”
— Divine Lee (@DivinemLee) September 30, 2021
Meanwhile, the host of the said pageant, KC Montero tweeted, “Kisses, I know how bad you wanted this. Don’t give up on your dreams.”
Kisses, I know how bad you wanted this. Don’t give up on your dreams.
— KC Montero (@KCMontero) September 30, 2021
@PBBKumunnity also showed their support for the former housemate.
The caption said: “To this amazing and brave woman, you have fought a good fight. Congratulations and we are proud of you, our Miracle Daughter of Masbate, Kirsten Danielle “Kisses” Delavin! [emojis].”
Delavin brought home three special awards in the competition. These were Miss RedFox Labs Philippines, Miss Photogenic (Miss Luxxe White Face of the Universe), and Miss Lazada.