When Miss Bohol opened her mouth during her preliminary interview, everybody in the room listened, and they listened attentively. She instantly captured the attention of the netizens watching the digital program and immediately put her on top of their list as the one to beat. It’s good to note that in 2017, when she snagged the Miss Bohol title, reigning Miss Universe Philippines Gazing Ganados was her first runner up. This alone says a lot about the capacity of this stunning beauty who believes that patience can take you a long way. Miss Cavite Kimberly Hakenson She had us at “I’m a bisexual and I’m proud to be here” statement during her performance. But even without her surprising revelation, Miss Cavite can easily walk home with the MUP crown in her bag, or on her head. Kimberly sashayed towards the microphone with so much confidence and her personality instantly showed up the moment she flashed a big smile.
After nailing a number of questions, Billie (her nickname) was asked what color she thinks represents a phenomenal woman. She casually responded chartreuse (the color between green and yellow) but changed her answer to green when asked to spell it. Aren’t we all rooting for a representative who can easily connect with anyone with her sense of humor? Miss Parañaque Maria Ysabella Ysmael If the MUP organization is looking for a stunningly eloquent spokesperson who is very passionate about mental health, who can gather her thoughts in split seconds and talk with depth and charm at the same time, Bella is the perfect candidate to take on the task. Most people who believe that her biggest advantage in the pageant was her being the niece of Miss Universe 1973 Margie Moran got it all wrong. She’s her own person.
Don’t we all want an achiever and a confidently beautiful representative? Who will be crowned the winner and bag the highly-coveted title? Don’t miss the grand coronation of Miss Universe Philippines at 9:00 am today with a replay at 10:30 p.m. on GMA-7. For the first time ever, there will be no live audience and with a limited production staff to ensure the safety of everyone. All pre-pageant events including the preliminary interview, national costume, swimsuit and evening gown, and grand finale were all filmed at the Baguio Country Club in Baguio City, in adherence to the FDCP - DOH Health and Safety Protocols for the Conduct of Film and Audiovisual Production Shoots to Mitigate COVID-19.