“It is a approach of reminding all of us to remain grounded as a result of we’re all created equal,” says the Miss Universe Philippines nationwide director.
MANILA, Philippines – Miss Universe Philippines nationwide director Shamsey Supsup-Lee took to social media on Monday, January 16, to mirror on Celeste Cortesi’s efficiency on the 71st version of the Miss Universe pageant.
Through the coronation night time in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA on January 14 (January 15 in Manila), Celeste didn’t make it to the Prime 16 of the pageant, thus ending the Philippines’ 12-year streak of reaching the semifinals of the pageant.
Shemsey, who completed third runner-up at Miss Universe 2011, had nothing however good phrases for Celeste.
“You fought bravely to boost the Filipino flag on stage and what actually issues is that you just gave your all and made your nation proud,” she instructed the Filipino-Italian magnificence queen.
Shemtzis continued: “This expertise is actually a lesson in humility. It is a approach of reminding us all to remain grounded as a result of we’re all created equal.
She additionally took the chance to remark that the ‘new period’ of Miss Universe has introduced again the ‘true essence of the platform’, saying it’s about ‘breaking stereotypes and embracing variety’.
The 71st version of the pageant is the primary beneath new proprietor Anne Jakrakutatipa, who introduced that the pageant will now be a “international ladies’s empowerment platform” that can be “for all ladies world wide”.
She indicated that this can be a part of their evaluation of future state representatives within the competitors. “Our work continues to be a spot the place ladies can discover a objective larger than themselves and use their collective voices to create an unstoppable power for good,” she mentioned.
Functions for the 2023 version of Miss Universe Philippines will finish on February 5.
The Philippines has 4 Miss Universe crowns: Gloria Diaz (1969), Margarita Moran (1973), Pia Wurtzbach (2015) and Catriona Grey (2018). – Rappler.com