Vice Ganda on Pinoys who bash Maxine: “Akala mo naman ang huhusay talaga natin.”

Vice Ganda asked Filipinos to stop bashing Miss Universe Philippines Maxine Medina. On January 26, the comedian stated that Maxine “has a very big chance” to win in the competition especially if Filipinos will pray for her. He said that he was helping Medina by promoting her on Twitter. “’Pag nanalo ‘yan, pride nating lahat. ‘Di ba? Kaya ipagdasal natin, trabahuhin natin na manalo yung kandidata natin,” Vice Ganda said. “Nakakahiya nga, kasi ‘yung kandidata natin, bina-bash natin. Nakakaloka. “E sa ibang bansa, makarinig sila …

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More than a dozen of Miss Universe past titleholders to reunite in the 65th Miss Universe

Girl Power is coming to Manila! This year, the 65th Miss Universe will be incredibly different. The judging panel will consist of none other than the past titleholders of the pageant. The past titleholders that confirmed their assistance are Gabriela Isler (2013), Olivia Culpo (2012), Dayana Mendoza (2008), Jennifer Hawkins (2004), and Porntip Bui Simon (1988). In addition, our very own Gloria Diaz (1969) and Margie Moran (1973) are also set to be the judges. Miss Universe 1991 Lupita Jones, who also confirmed her assitance, has …

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Coca-Cola 5by20 Artisans present 65th Miss Universe candidates with upcycled neckpieces

Batangas, January 19, 2017 – Beautifully handcrafted neckpieces by the Artisan Women of Tondo made from upcycled Coca-Cola pull tabs recently took center stage during one of the preliminary events for the 65th Miss Universe Pageant. The artisan women presented each candidate with her very own neckpiece during a sunset cruise around Manila Bay and a dinner at the exclusive Pico de Loro Cove at Hamilo Coast in Batangas. Beyond the glitz and glamour that surrounds the prestigious Miss Universe event is its heart – …

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Miss USA Olivia Jordan & Miss USA Nia Sanchez are Special Guests of PLDT & Smart in the 65th Miss Universe

Miss Universe 2015 Second Runner-up Olivia Jordan and Miss Universe 2014 First Runner-up Nia Sanchez will be visiting the Philippines to watch the 65th Miss Universe on January 30, 2017. The two beauty queens will be arriving tomorrow, January 23, 2017, on board a Philippine Airlines flight from Los Angeles. The two Miss USA will be in the Philippines as special guests of PLDT and Smart Communications, Inc. Olivia and Nia are both excited to attend the 65th Miss Universe to support outgoing Miss Universe …

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Get the royal Miss Universe experience for Free with the freenet App

The Philippines is a country that takes pride in its roster of beauty queens. International beauty pageants are a sport in their own right in this country and are highly anticipated events regarded with the utmost passion from Filipino fans, cheering and supporting each Ms. Universe-Philippines candidate both online and offline. The Ms. Philippines sash is not a stranger to the spotlight. Amidst the win of 2016 Ms. Universe, Pia Wurtzbach, was a full blown controversy after her title was mistakenly awarded to Ms. Colombia. …

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Beauty queens to Maxine Medina: Get an interpreter

According to Maxine Medina, having an interpreter for the Q&A portion of Miss Universe is quite a good idea.The Binibining Pilipinas Universe current title holder said that she will ask for an interpreter if it is necessary. “Wala namang masamang magpa-translate. I’m just here to win… Kung kailangan ko ng interpreter, kukuha ako,” she said in an interview on Wednesday. An advice from a legend Recently, 1969 Miss Universe Gloria Diaz, Miss Universe 2010 fourth runner-up Venus Raj and Miss Universe 2013 third runner-up Ariella Arida shared …

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Miss Italy Sophia Sergio faints at Miss Universe Governor’s Ball

Miss Universe Italy Sophia Sergio caught the attention of media, as she fainted at the Governor’s Ball Red Carpet. According to Instagram update of GMA reporter Nelson Canlas, Sergio fainted after the roll call of the candidates for Miss Universe 2016. View this post on Instagram A security personnel carrying Miss Italy out of the venue. Apparently, the beauty queen fainted after the roll call of the candidates. #missuniverse2016 A post shared by Nelson Canlas (@nelsoncanlas) on Jan 16, 2017 at 4:38am PST A security …

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Ariella Arida wants future Miss Universe contestant to speak using native language

As Miss Universe coronation comes closer to its fruition, Maxine Medina is facing another pressure from some Filipino fans. Netizens express their disappointment towards Maxine for her “grammatically incorrect” English communication skills. Ariella Arida, one of Maxine’s friends adviced the country’s representative to set aside the negative comments. “Feeling ko part na [talaga ang bashing] `pag lalaban ka [sa mga pageants]. During my time, bago ako mag-fly to Moscow, I had this one interview na talagang doon din ako na-bash,” Arida shared her experience during …

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