Former Bb. Pilipinas title-holder and Miss Universe 2013 third runner-up, Ariella Arida, will return to the anual pageant’s 63rd edition to be held this month of January 2015 as a backstage and red-carpet host. The Miss Universe 2014 beauty pageant which will be held late at Miami, Florida will also feature the former winners of the competition as hosts of the show.
In an exclusve interview with Ginger Conejero, Ariella Arida reveald that she was assigned with the task as early as November 2014. According to the 26-year-old Ariella Arida, she was so surprised with the new task and felt pressure with the task and even felt she will be competing once again in the Miss Universe.
The beauty queen was quoted as saying “Feeling ko, mag-ko-compete ulit ako! As in nabigla ako doon sa e-mail na ‘yun!” said Arida. The 2014 Miss Universe will be held on January 25 in Miami, Florida.
This time around, the representative of the Philippines to the Miss Universe beauty pageant is MJ Lastimosa, who is hoping to be the fifth consecutive Filipino bet in the Top Five of the Miss Universe, after the success of Miss Ariella Arida, Janine Tugonon, Shamcey Supsup, and Venus Raj.
Before Ariella Arida was tapped as host of the Miss Universe beauty pageant, Shamcey Supsup and Janine Tugonon were also tasked to host the web coverage of Miss Universe in the last two years.
According to Ariella Arida, she is looking forward to meeting the judges of the pageant, who are usually famous and well-respected personalities aside from fulfilling her duties as host and making her mission of helping MJ Lastimosa.
The former Bb. Pilipinas title holder Miss Ariella Arida is scheduled to depart for Miami, Florida, USA this coming January 18, 2015.