LOOK: Christopher De Leon’s throwback post pays tribute to daughter’s Bb. Pilipinas win
Veteran actor Christopher De Leon could not help but express overwhelming happiness over daughter Ma. Angelica “Mariel” De Leon’s win at the Binibining Pilipinas 2017 as Miss International.
In a lengthy Instagram post, the proud father uploaded a throwback photo of him and his daughter sweetly sharing a paternal kiss. He described the country’s new bet to Miss International as a “beautiful, intelligent, elegant and brave young woman.”
The actor, despite having one of the most stellar careers in local showbiz, said, “this is the most exciting time of my life” and that he is very “happy and proud” of Mariel’s accomplishments. Known for having come from a family of showbiz personalities, his daughter earned a new achievement as she became the “first new beauty queen in our clan.”
De Leon’s wife and Mariel’s mother, actress Sandy Andolong also shared the above post on her Instagram account.
Their posts were then flooded by comments from well-wishers and fans, also happy for Mariel’s win. JB
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