This is what Catriona Gray said to Rabiya Mateo
Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray shared her message for Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo after her Miss Universe journey ended.
Rabiya entered the Top 21 but failed to make it to the Top 10 which brought shock to many Pinoy pageant fans. Pageant enthusiasts in the Philippines have been anticipating that the Ilongga beauty queen will bring home the 5th Miss Universe crown.
However, this did not happen but fans are still rallying behind Rabiya even though her name was not called when the Top 10 finalists were announced.
Despite this unexpected result for Rabiya Mateo, Catriona Gray sent her love for her fellow Pinay beauty queen through her Twitter post.
The Miss Universe 2018 wrote this: “Woooow this year is intense!! (astonished face emoji). Sending Rabiya all of our love! She made our country proud! (yellow heart emoji) 11 Year consecutive semi-streak Pilipinassss (Philippine flags emoji).”
Several netizens who commented on this Twitter post Catriona echoed her thoughts regarding the Miss Universe journey of Rabiya. There were also a lot who expressed sadness that the Ilongga beauty queen has not made it to the finals.
Meanwhile, the name of Catriona Gray is one of the trending topics on Twitter on May 17. It is because many netizens recalled her performance when she competed for the Miss Universe in 2018 and brought home t he 4th crown for the Philippines.
Many netizens said that Catriona has become a standard of pageantry in other countries and what she has done became a pattern. However, many Pinoy pageant fans said that since Catriona set the bar high, it is difficult to completely imitate what she did.
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