Goodbye Araneta, Hello Singson? Miss Universe franchise for the Philippines to change hands soon?

Catriona Gray was crowned Miss Universe 2018.  Chavit Singson may be the new franchise holder of Miss Universe-Philippines. If these rumors turned out to be true, Catriona will be the last Miss Universe-Philippines crowned by the Binibining Pilipinas.  Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray came back to Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, December 19. Former Ilocos Sur governor Chavit Singson accompanied her along with his daughter, Richelle Michael. This started the rumors that Chavit may be the new franchise holder of Miss Universe-Philippines.  Chavit as the new …

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Why is there so much hate? Filipino Netizens express dismay on Miss Universe 2018 anchors Carson Kressley, Lu Sierra

Steve Harvey’s Miss Universe anchors Carson Kressley, Lu Sierra and Ashley Graham shared their own top three choices. Kressley and Sierra excluded Catriona Gray from their lists while Graham rooted for the Philippine-bet. Filipino Netizens expressed their dismay on Carson and Lu’s biased commentary during the pageant. After the announcement of Miss Universe‘s Top Five Finalists, Steve Harvey‘s co-hosts Carson Kressley, Lu Sierra and Ashley Graham listed down their Top Three Choices. Newly-crowned Miss Universe Catriona Gray, however, wasn’t included in Kressley and Sierra’s lists …

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Rachel Peters learns a lesson on trust when a photo of her evening gown for Miss Universe goes viral

A photo of Miss Universe Philippines Rachel Peters’ evening gown circulated the internet. Rachel posted the lesson she learned on her Instagram story. She also thanked the person on teaching her a lesson. Miss Universe face tension now more than ever. A photo of Miss Haiti crying and obviously, in dire need of privacy went viral. The caption of the said photo stated that she was pregnant which was a criteria for disqualification. The media affairs team of Miss Universe Organization confirmed that Miss Haiti …

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President Duterte as “65th Miss Universe” judge?

The Department of Tourism Undersecretary Kat de Castro on Friday (December 9) said that the Miss Universe Organization (MUO) would flex its rules and welcome President Rodrigo Duterte’s participation in judging the pageant. “I think Miss Universe Organization is very much welcome to have him in the show. Apparently, it’s a rule for Miss Universe Organization not to have a judge from the host country but I think if it’s the President, that’s gonna be another, you know, I think they will make an exception …

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It’s now official! The Philippines will host the 65th Miss Universe pageant next year

SAVE THE DATE: It’s January 30, 2017! After all the rumors (and lies) associated with the planning and staging of the most prestigious beauty pageant in the World, err, the Universe, rather – the Miss Universe is all systems GO, as officially announced by the Pageant Organizing Committee last Wednesday night, November 16that Shangri-La Hotel in Makati City. Present during the contract signing and the Miss Universe Official Announcement to the select members of local and international media are LCS Group of Companies’ Chairman Luis …

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After more than 2 decades, “Miss Universe” pageant returns to Manila

The 2017 Edition of Miss Universe will finally happen in January 30. It is the third time that the pageant will be held in Manila. First was in 1974 (when Miss Universe 1973 Margarita Moran crowned Amparo Muñoz of Spain) and in 1994 (when India’s Sushmita Sen was crowned by Miss Universe 1993 Dayanara Torres). Wanda Teo, PH Tourism Secretary, confirmed on Thursday July 28th that the 65th Miss Universe Pageant will take place in the Philippines. “I would like to inform everybody that the Miss Universe pageant will be on January 30, …

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