Janine Tugonon should have won; she’s the most beautiful, lawmakers say


Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon AP

MANILA, Philippines — Legislators on Thursday said that Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon deserved more than the first runner-up spot in the Miss Universe pageant.

“She totally deserved to win. She nailed the final question and she’s the most beautiful,” said Marikina City Representative Miro Quimbo who also asked “why do we always fall short?”

This was echoed by Cibac Partylist Representative Sherwin Tugna who said he was sad that Tugonon won first runner-up when she should have won more. “Nevertheless, we are so proud of her. She exemplifies the Filipina beauty and intelligence.”

Aurora Representative Juan Edgardo Angara said that what Tugonon showed during the pageant was that “Pinays are not just pretty but also smart and witty.”

“She is the latest in a string of beautiful and bright Pinays to make us proud,” he said.

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  • Jake Wilmer

    janine is the best!!!

  • Adam_d_langgam

    Beauty experts pala ang mga tongressmen natin. Mahilig sa beauty ang mga timang. Malapit na nga pala election. Kailangan me comment sa lahat ng topic.

  • 88Cindy

     7 winners have been crowned Miss Universe on their home turf: 6 from USA and 1 from Puerto Rico

    • pinoypower

      Maybe we should ask Donald Trump to explain!

      • Hunter421

        Don’t be a sore-loser. Do you think he would even answer you?

  • randyaltarejos

    My eyes were always smitten by Latina beauties. But a Filipina beauty is really an enigma to lots of people.

  • Gastig

    this year, ms world was held in China. Ms China won.
    Ms international was held in Japan. Ms Japan won.

    • Karabukov

      Ergo, we should hold our own too.

  • Summerspice

    I like her gown.She’s beautiful!

  • Govinda Santos

    pag talo either luto o dinaya….

  • mwhoah

    filipinos !!! ito lang masasabi ko sa mga nanlalait kay janine “pooh tang ina cow” .

    • Iggy Ramirez

      Eto gamitin mo to:

      Mga pútang ina niyo!

  • PikonNaKami

    This article was obviously written to promote the candidacy of the politicians mentioned.  Where is the news?

    Shame on you Inquirer for being a whore.

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