Miss Philippines 2012, Janine Tugonon, competes in her Kooey Australia swimwear and Chinese Laundry shoes during the Swimsuit Competition of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show on December 13, 2012 at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 89 Miss Universe Contestants will compete for the Diamond Nexus Crown on the LIVE NBC Telecast of the 2012 Miss Universe Pageant set for 8:00 PM ET on December 19, 2012. AFP / MISS UNIVERSE ORGANIZATION / DARREN DECKER
MANILA, Philippines – Filipinos were disappointed over the first runner-up win of Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon but continued to express their support for her on popular social networking site Twitter.
Previous Miss Universe first runner up Miriam Quiambao, celebrities, government officials, expressed their support for Tugonon’s first runner-up win against U.S.A. who was crowned Miss Universe 2012.