Beatrice Luigi Gomez praised by Catriona Gray, Pia Wurtzbach, celebs for ‘well-fought’ Miss Universe journey
Catriona Gray, Pia Wurtzbach and fellow Filipino celebrities applauded Beatrice Luigi Gomez for successfully representing the Philippines in the 70th Miss Universe pageant, despite falling short of bringing home the crown.
The Cebuana beauty queen concluded her Miss Universe journey after making it to the top 5 in the pageant held at Eilat, Israel today, Dec. 13.
“You made us so proud Bea!!!” Gray, Miss Universe 2018, said as she expressed her support for Gomez on her Twitter page, also today.
You made us so proud Bea!!!! 🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭 https://t.co/cbqohxYjLEFEATURED STORIESENTERTAINMENT
— Catriona Gray (@catrionaelisa) December 13, 2021
Pia Wurtzbach, meanwhile, stressed the importance of Gomez’s achievement of advancing to the top 5.
“Yakap mga kababayan. 2018 tayo last nag top 5. We should be proud of Bea!” the Miss Universe 2015 winner also tweeted. (Hugs, my countrymen. 2018 was the last time we placed in the top 5.)
Yakap mga kababayan ❤️ 2018 tayo last nag top 5. We should be proud of Bea! #70thMissUniverse #MissUniverse2021
— Pia Wurtzbach (@PiaWurtzbach) December 13, 2021
More Filipino celebrities such as TV hosts Vice Ganda and Bianca Gonzales also congratulated Gomez through their respective Twitter pages.
“All good!!! Well fought. Congratulations and thank you Beatrice Luigi Gomez!!!!” Vice Ganda said.
All good!!! Well fought. Congratulations and thank you Beatrice Luigi Gomez!!!!
— jose marie viceral (@vicegandako) December 13, 2021
“I am a fan, Queen [Bea Luigi Gomez],” Gonzales shared as she showed a photo of Gomez donning a black high-slit dress on her Twitter page.
I am a fan, Queen @BeaLuigiGomez 🇵🇭👑 pic.twitter.com/Lyy0A3zyNN
— Bianca Gonzalez (@iamsuperbianca) December 13, 2021
MJ Lastimosa, Binibining Pilipinas Universe 2014, congratulated Gomez as well, saying, “Proud ako [sa ‘yo] pero wala [pa ring] top 5 top 5 [‘pag] nagkita tayo [emoji] pahinga ka muna dzaiii.”
(I am proud of you but there’s no [such thing as] top 5, top 5, when we see each other. Rest over there.)
Congratulations Bea!!!! Proud ako sayo pero wala paring top 5 top 5 Pag nag kita tayo 😘 pahinga ka muna dzaiii 🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭 #loudandproudANDPROUD pic.twitter.com/JtJ5GHCEKU
— MJ Lastimosa (@MJ_Lastimosa) December 13, 2021
Gomez is the first openly gay candidate to win the Miss Universe Philippines title. She was one of the 80 delegates who competed for the Miss Universe crown, which was won by Harnaaz Sandhu of India. JB
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