Monday, January 14, 2019

Repost: Miss Universe Philippines Franchise already with Chavit Singson

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Source: www.rappler.com

Former Ilocos Sur governor Luis "Chavit" Singson said that he has acquired the Miss Universe Philippines franchise.

In an interview with the Philippine Star published Sunday, January 13, Singson told columnist Wilson Flores that the Philippine Miss Universe franchise is "already with [him]."

"True, the franchise is already with me, but it has not yet been announced. I think it shall be formally announced this January or February, when Catriona comes back again to the Philippines," Singson said. 

“Binibining Pilipinas Universe will be replaced with 'Miss Universe Philippines.' Noon pa binibigay sa akin ‘yan (It was being offered to me since before), because I’ve been helping them since 2016."

Candidates for the Miss Universe pageant are selected by local franchise owners. These local franchises are owned by either an individual or an organization. The Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc (BPCI), which runs the Binibining Pilipinas pageant, has had the Miss Universe franchise since 1964. 

Singson said he first dealt with the Miss Universe Organization when the Philippines played host to the pageant in 2016.

"I dealt with them for the hosting of the Miss Universe pageant here in the Philippines in 2016," Singson said. "Instead of talking to many companies before, they just talked to me and I then gave them a non-refundable deposit of $1 million. Who would disagree to that, non-refundable? I gained their trust. Before the signing in 2016, they even first asked me to pay $12 million."

When asked if he's trying to copy the style of US president Donald Trump who once owned the pageant, Singson joked his girlfriends are prettier.

He also confirmed that he's helping stage the Miss Universe 2019 in South Korea. "Before, it was held in Jeju island because it doesn’t require visas for foreign tourists. The 2019 Miss Universe will be unique because for the first time in history, North Korea will participate but no swimsuit portion for their candidate, only the national costume."

Last January 3, Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc (BPCI) chairperson Stella Araneta said the Philippine franchise is still with them, despite reports that Singson had already been offered the franchise. "It's still with us," she said. "If some people say something else, let them talk about it."

The Miss Universe Organization has yet to formally announce who will keep the Miss Universe Philippines franchise. – Rappler.com

131 comments:

  1. OMG, no! It will never be the same kung mawawala sa BPCI and franchise. And if ever, sana sa ABS-CBN padin and rights ng airing.

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    1. I totally agree Anon 3:04. Mawawala na ang glamour and prestige. Tignan niyo ang Miss World Philippines. It is not exciting to watch anymore.

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    2. Ano ba namang options kasi to, si Madam Stella at si Chavit?! Wala na bang iba? Cory Quirino, maybe?

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    3. Ang masasabi ko lang ay.. ew. Lol

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    4. Exactly, Miss UNiv Phils will never be the same with the ejection of BPCI and take over of Mr. Chavit, you know why? The candidates will received their rewards timely; will get to wear our own creations; will be treated without prejudice and hypocrisy, etc. etc. Getz. Good riddance to obsolete rules and whims of Stella Araneta (ask the former winners themselves). Yehey, welcome Mr. Chavit, more power to the Pinay beauties!

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    5. I agree 2:47 masyado ng obsolete yung pag rule ni Araneta sa
      Miss Universe franchise. Kung hindi pa tinulungan ng mga group of trainers yung mga contestants , nganga pa rin tayo.

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  2. Pretty soon Singson will own the entire Miss Universe Organization.

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    1. It will be offered to the highest bidder pero for sure kayang kaya yan ni Chavit sa dami ba naman ng pera nya

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    2. I will not be surprised kung si Singson pa rin ang manalo sa franchise dahil dito lang naman sa Pilipinas binibigyan ng malaking pagpapahalaga yang Miss U.

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  3. Congrats! More blessings to you gov! Viva Ilocos!

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  4. Congrats to Chavit and his team

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  5. So ano na magiging papel ni Ms Stella Araneta?

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  6. Ang gulo! So kelan ba magko-commence ang Miss Universe PHilippines under Chavit? Is it this year na or next year pa? BPCI kasi said na sa kanila pa ag franchise and maga-accept na applicants sa Feb ata for this year and if this year.

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    1. wala na, kay Chavit na nga according to this article. So thi s year its Chavit's na.

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  7. Please get BTS as performer. No to momoland!

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    1. Salbakuta back to back with Lyca Gairanod ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

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    2. Noooo please. Mas madaming legit na local singers and performers na mas deserving. Lets showcase local talents dun tayo sa legit and hindi yung magaling lang sa gimickery and antics.

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    3. SO HYANG ftw!!

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    4. okay na sana ung first sentence tapos yung second negativity naman?inano ka ba ng momoland?

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    5. Parang di ata bagay hiphop group na magperform sa Miss Universe. Kulang din sila sa vocals.

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    6. Anong relevance ng kpop mo dito?

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    7. sa Korea po gaganapin ang next MU 11:09

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    8. Dami kong tawa Anon 8:02 ๐Ÿ˜‚

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    9. Anon 519 Yuck, bts mo mukha mo! Dami magagaling na Pinoy artists kesa dyan sa kpop mo. Tumigil ka nga, di mo nga mapronounce lyrics e

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    10. One hit wonder lang naman kasi ang momoland at hindi sila bagay magperform dun. Medyo malaswa ang dating ng dance steps nila. Aminin!

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    11. 7:5 you don't know what you're talking about. Bat mo ipipilit na dapat pinoy performers ang magperform eh hindi naman tayo ang host country? Isa pa wala namang internationally famous pinoy singers nowadays. Patawa ka, syempre mas posible na kpop acts ang kunin nila kesa pinoy kasi SOuth Korea ang host this year. DUH???

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  8. So he's not just the owner of Philippine franchise but also a major sponsor in MU? Talk about conflict of interest... Sinasabi ng mga haters as early as now na may favoritism satin and kahit super deserving si Cat binabash nila... This could be the real reason why those two hosts hated Miss Philippines starting from last years Rachel Peters kasi alam na nila ang info nato and they don't like it at candidate natin ang pinag-iinitan ng dalawang yun.

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    1. e nu ngayon alam mo naman yan pera pera lang. Ke magkandapatid litid nila sa galit, binili na ni Chavit yung franchise.

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    2. They completely ignored Cat. Maybe you have a point there.

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    3. 5:27 .- WHETHER THE TWO HOSTS DISLIKED CAT OR NOT, DOESN'T MATTER BECAUSE THEY'RE JUST AS POWERLESS AS WE ARE. DI HAMAK NA NAGTRATRABAHO LANG SILA FOR MISS U.

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    4. Eh nung na ky Trump pa ang Miss U hindi nawawala ang Miss USA sa top 10 kahit na hindi sila deserving kaya favouritism talaga

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    5. Irrelevant comment, Miss Earth is always hosted by PH, MI by Japan, MU by an American company, that in itself should have been a conflict of interest

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    6. walang bearing yan,dahil kung ayaw nila sa bagong franchise owner, bakit pa sila padala ng padala ng candidates? sila na mag produce ng mga Miss Intergalactic nila.

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    7. naku darling kahit bilhin pa ni Chavit yung Miss Universe, Miss World etc. syempre papayag pa rin yung owners, dahil may nag invest ng milyones sa Miss U. Sa ibang countries, hindi naman pinapansin yang Miss Universe. So thankful sila kay Chavit na binigyan ng importance ang franchise.

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    8. Host lang sila . Ano namang power ng mga yon?????

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  9. CONTESTANTS SHOULD BOYCOTT IT!
    BPCI holds the franchise and uses it for charity. It's not the same with Singson. Also, Singson is such a bad name for Ms Philippines-Universe to be associated with.

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    1. MUO itself has already been associated with Chavit, too late na yang pahanash mo

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    2. I don't think contestants would boycott or shy away from this. Hello prestigious kaya ang manalo nito at may mga prizes na at stake so I doubt na walang sumali. Lahat ng sulok ng baranggay may mga representatives na.

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    3. sorry pero marami ang gustong sumali kahit na saang sulok ng baranggay may beauty contest.

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  10. Omg! Ang yaman pala talaga ni Chavit

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  11. Congrats po. Curious lang ako, ano kaya perks ng pagkakuha nya sa franchise?

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  12. Since sa Korea and MU this year, dapat ang piliin nilang candidate natin is yung mga cute na mukhang doll na light skinned. Yung mga kamukha ni Ahtisa Manalo, Mutya Datul at kylie Versoza. Wag masyadong white girl ang itsura na mukhang matanda kasi asians tayo, medyo ayaw ng mga koreano na ganun. Basta cute doll like face dapat kasi sobrang okay kung Miss Philippines ang pinaka favorite ng mga koreano na candidate di ba?

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    1. Koreans aren’t the judges.

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    2. Uhm koreano ba lahat ng magjjudge?

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    3. hindi naman naka depende sa host country ang set of judges. nung tayo nag host may pinoy ba na judge?

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    4. teh di naman koreans ang pipili sa mananalo at di naman Koreans mga judge

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    5. teh malakas pa rin ang impact ng hometown favorite, just like Cat hindi sya Thai pero nakuha niya ang puso ng mga Thai fans.

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    6. Exactly! Hindi man koreans lahat ng judges pero it still helps a lot kung pag-uusapan ng mga koreano ang candidate mo. May media mileage din yun for example pag irereport nila sa news ang MU eh lagi nilang babanggitin or ipapakita sa screen si Miss Philippines kung gandang-ganda sila sa kanya. Dapat malakas ang appeal mo sa host country so bawal dapat ang Miss Phiilippines na mukhang tiyahin or mukhang lalaki. Tignan mo si Cat,type ng mga thais ang beauty nya kaya maganda yung gown na binigay sa kanya ng local designers sa thai night event.

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    7. Anon 6:23 hindi po koreans ang judges. the standard of beauty for Miss Universe pa rin ang sinusunod sa judging.

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    8. What makes you guys think na wala silang kukunin na korean judges? Insider ba kayo? I think they will kasi they are trying to make koreans like miss universe para mag-expand pa ang market ng MU sa asia lalo na at first world country yan.

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    9. Sus! Anong problema kung kawaii looking ang dapat na ipadala natin sa korea? Siguro yung mga nagpo-protesta dyan mukhang mga manly or mukhang matanda yung mga candidates nilang sasali sa Miss Philippines this year. LMAO! Anong problema nyo eh may next year pa naman? SUmali na lang ulit mga alaga nyo pag ang host country eh Brazil kasi maraming mga babaeng mukhang lalake duon. LOL!

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  13. Better pick a PH rep that would appeal to the koreans. Alam nyo nga mga type nilang beauty. AHtisa Manalo, Kylie Versoza, Mutya Datul... GANUN! Dapat crowd favorite ang Miss Philippines sa korea tapos BTS ang performer tapos mainlove ang maknae line sa kanya, naku... magwawala ang PH army. LMAO! Pero masayang panoorin ang meltdown sa twitter. Hehehe!

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    1. Why do we need to appeal to the Koreans? It is is Miss Universe not Miss Korea

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    2. Bring your kpop craze elsewhere *rolls eyes*

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    3. yes check na check, yung mga cute na mukhang kawaii. pero siyempre Im sure hindi na Philippines ang mananalo iba naman.

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    4. Kahit na hindi tayo mag back to back this year basta type na type ng mga koreano ang beauty ng rep natin at magplace sya ng mataas sa finals, sana hanggang top 5 ganun. Basta dapat favorite candidate sya ng mga koreans.

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    5. 7:47, we have to cater to the koreans because I'm sure MUorg is trying to tap into that market and a good way to jumpstart it is to serve them beauties than will appeal to their senses na makikita nilang medyo tagilid ang candidate nila so they will have the urge to be competitive in the coming years.

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    6. Muka bang doll s kylie tngnan m pag walamg makeup

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    7. For a race that is sooooo obsessed with physical looks, I think deep down inside the Koreans prefer it if they are doing well in Miss Universe that's why they never forget Honey Lee even though they're not really that invested in beauty pageants.

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    8. Cute face na bilog na bilog ang mata, maputi... Magiging crush ng mga koreans yan. LOL!

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    9. 8:33, I'm not into kpop. LMAO! Kaya nga gusto ko mainlove BTS sa kandidata natin para mabadtrip mga kpop fans kasi masaya panoorin ang rage and heartbreak nila sa twitter. Hehehehe!

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    10. HAHAHAHAHA, what au is this, sis?

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    11. JEJE MO NAMAN HAHA

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    12. Masyado kang kpop tard anon. Kaloka

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    13. thailand ang host country this year. mukhang thai ba ang nanalo?

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    14. 1:01 not necessarily naman na kamukha ng host country ang ibig kong sabihin. Basta yung type ng beauty na patok sa kanila, yun yun. Cat may not look thai but her beauty is the type that is highly favored there.

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    15. this is true, kasi si Cat napamahal din sa mga Thais so ang sinasabi lang na ang gawing candidate yung may appeal din sa mga Koreans.

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  14. Hala Miss International na lang ang naiwan na prestigious sa Bb. Pilipinas.

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    1. oo nga wala na rin ang Miss World.

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    2. Goodbye Miss Universe!!!

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    3. Wala ng manonood sa Binibining Pilipinas.

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  15. lol so anu? another pageant na naman ba yan?

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    1. Research reaearch din pag may time

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    2. teh, magbasa ha bago kumuda. Pang Miss Universe daw.

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  16. What could have caused the awarding of the rights to chavit singson? e antagal ng holder ang BPCI? could there be a rift between stella marquez araneta and the MUO?

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    1. Wala naman... It's just that the Aranetas are not as rich as Chavit.

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    2. business, higher bidder

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    3. Eh... hindi kasing yaman ni Chavit ang mga araneta eh... Si chavit overloaded with cash.

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    4. Na outbid ni Chavit si Stella. Pera pera lang yan.

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    5. out with the old...Stella, In with the new...Chavit.Panapanahon lang yan at weather weather lang.

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  17. sunod sa yapak ni trump, singson for president soon!

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    1. why not?!
      if makaka tulong sa ekonomiya ng pinas! wag na choosey ang pinas!
      Make Pinas Great Again! hahahahaha!!

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    2. naging great ba ang America with the win of trump?
      baka dumami lang lalo ang mga casino at iba ibang pasugalan sa Pinas at mabaon ang mga pinoy sa utang.

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  18. Simula na ang pag ligwak ng Miss Philippines sa MU

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    1. Honestly, it's the camps or candidates that should be credited and not Binibini. Pasalamat tayo sa Aces&Queens, Kagandahang Flores and Independent canidates like Cat for getting placements in MU.

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    2. hindi yan darling, powerhouse na tayo ng mga beauty title holders. Malamang iba ang mananalo next year. Pero makaka pwesto pa rin tayo in the next Miss U pageants

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    3. may mga bad experience din ang beauty title holders sa BPCI. Hindi ba, allegedly hindi nila agad nababayaran ang mga nanalo sa kanila... pero walang naglalakas loob magsalita until nagsalita si rich asuncion, na runner up dati. Tapos parang mejo pag di type ng Chairwoman yung dating title holder, allegedly di binibigyan ng seats sa event which happened to Maria Isabel Lopez.And so on...

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    4. 9:41, kabaligtaran naman ang mangyayari sa sinasabi mo. Bat ililigwak tayo kung major sponsor na tumutulong magstage ng MU sa ibang countries ang franchise owner natin??? LOL! You're not making any sense.

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    5. kung liligwakin tayo di sana hindi na nag invest si Chavit dyan. Parang shunga lang ang comment.

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  19. So happy! Miss Universe na tayo lagi! Hahaha!!!

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    1. It's not impossible na maka back to back tayo. I actually had a dream na nag back back win tayo sa MU at maganda yung mukha nung candidate natin, diko alam kung sino sya... Basta maganda sya also, diko din sure kung this year na or in the coming years pa...

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    2. give chance to others din mga besh , pero malamang magkaka place tayo kung malakas ang ipapadala nating kandidata.

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    3. We don't have to win back to back this year... Kahit magrunner-up lang tayo at maging hit na hit ang beauty ng candidate natin sa Korea, okay na.

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  20. Please hire gong yoo to serenade the girls. Yung guy sa pelikulang may mga zombie sa train

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  21. OMG! Sana di totoo to!

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  22. Nagulat ako.. Hndi na isang binibini ang maguuwi ng corona ng Ms Universe para sa pinas.. Nakakasad..ang saya kasing pakinggan pag sinasabi nilang binibini 27 ganun.. Wala lang. Pero ang alm Kong may mga issues tlga ang mga dating candidates kay araneta.. Naalala ko ung interview ni isabel Lopez dati.. Kahit ni miriam quimbao dati sa star talk. Let's not forget ung gown ni mj lastimosa dati..

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  23. buhay na buhay kaya ang BBP dahil exciting malaman sino ang Miss U Ph, tapos ganito? Di kaya magkaroon ng overlapping mga national pageants dahil sa dami nila.

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    1. naku umimbento na lang sila ng mga bagong title like intergalactic queen.

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    2. noon lahat ng titles ng BBPI inaabangan like sino ang miss world, sino ang Miss International at Miss Universe.Ngayon wala na.

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  24. Good!
    Ilang dekada tayong walang panalo during Araneta’s reign.
    She was also responsible for those horrible Barraza gowns.
    Add to that the almost disqualification of Venus Raj.
    Through Venus, Miss Universe started to recognize the power of the Pinoy pageant fans. Napansin ulit ang Pilipinas.
    Araneta had her time, now it’s time for new blood to handle Ms. Universe Philippines ๐Ÿ‘

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    1. oo yung kay Venus Raj...pinansin ng BPCI nung nagsalita na sa media si Venus Raj. And after that major major winning tuloy tuloy na tayong napansin

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    2. true, papano hindi naman magaganda dati mga pinapadala ni Madam Araneta parang mas gusto pa niyang manalo ang latin countries porket tiga doon siya.

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    3. Tama kayong tatlo. Yun na yun

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    4. oo kung wala pa yung mga grupo nila Jonas Gaffud at yung Kagandahang Flores at yung recent team nila Cat, walang nanalong Pilipina sa Miss Universe kung si Stella Araneta lang ang mag hahandle sa kanila.

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    5. 3:36, You're right! Matagal ng pansin nuon yan na mga chaka ang pinipili ni stella for MU para wala tayong chance against latinas. Kahit nga after tayo mapansin dahil kay Venus may times na chaka parin ang gusto nyang ipadala eh.

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  25. Miss Universe - Philippines lang ang franchise nya, hindi Miss Universe.

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    1. hindi na malayong mangyari yan.

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    2. 12:57 - NAH. THE AMERICANS WON'T SELL IT TO A FILIPINO. LOL

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  26. Mukhang pera ang MUO. And end of an Era our 4 miss universes all came from binibini

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    1. Naah... We could just get our back to back win in MU under Chavit to be honest. It doesn't have to be this year though... but who knows?

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  27. Off topic, sana meron Ms Solar system.

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    1. comment of the year.

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    2. 5:11 - BAKIT KAYA HINDI IKAW MAGING FOUNDER. ANG TANONG - MAY PERA KA BA?

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  28. Ipafranchise na din sa ibang bansa ang Miss Q and A par walang away!!

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    1. 7:07 - HANAP KA NG GUSTONG MAG-FRANCHISE. KUNG MERON.

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  29. Hayaan nyo munang magrest a magbakasyon yung mga beauty ni Venus, Janine at Pia kasi sa SOuth Korea po gaganapin ang MU this year. Hindi type ng mga koreano ang beauty na ganun, dededmahin lang nila ang Miss Philippines if ever. Dapat mukhang manika na cute baby-faced na malaki ang mata si Miss Philippines this year para patok na patok sya sa mga oppa okay?

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    1. 11:49 - MAKES SENSE? BUT IT ISN'T THE KOREANS WHO'LL BE JUDGING, THOUGH. ROLLEYES

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  30. Sana sumikat si Cat sa Korea... What if she sings on the coronation night and yung song nya is Raise Your Flag na magiging new theme song ng MU??? NIce di ba? She will be known as the singing miss universe. Sana maisip ng MUO yan!

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    1. Di siya sisikat dun. Una sa lahat ni hindi siya marunong magKorean. Wag ipilit ang hype.

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    2. Ah, yung mga american singers ba na sumikat sa korea magaling mag korean? LOL!

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  31. Grandeur is with Chavit, sana pati quality candidates makuha nya. Lets give him a chance.

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  32. I think Chavit's team will do a good job. Dahil well funded ang Miss Universe nung dinala niya dito sa Pilipinas.

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