Catriona’s victory makes haircuts today a great idea
MANILA, Philippines — Needing a haircut? You might want to do it today, according to people on social media.
The explosion of social media reactions after Miss Philippines Catriona Gray was announced as the new Miss Universe is something expected, but other netizens have other things to post aside from the victory.
In both Twitter and Facebook, there are a slew of posts advising and urging people who are contemplating having a haircut to do it today.
— Abhie Agapay (@Abhiedabss) December 17, 2018
Punta nadaw kayo sa malapit na salon sa inyo, may libreng gupit kasi nanalo ang philippines sa MU. Good mood daw lahat ng mga bakla sa salon… Charooot! #MissUniverse
— 🅱ryan (@_brxxan) December 17, 2018
— jen (@onihimesu) December 17, 2018ADVERTISEMENT
Wagi na naman ang mga bakla!!! This is the best day to have your hair fixed. 😂😂😂 #MissUniverse
— Molly Monique (@mowleepop) December 17, 2018
Obviously, members of the gay community are rejoicing over the victory, but why is Miss Universe pageant such a big event for them?
Twitter user @matthew7457 explained that the Miss Universe event is a combination of a gay’s frustrations and their competitive spirit.
Babe bakit super saya ng mga bakla sa #MissUniverse?
Babe, it is because our frustrations on being a woman and our competitive spirit of a man is being addressed by Ms. Universe & I thank you. Kob kun ka 👑
— Matthew MA Millora (@matthew7457) December 17, 2018
Also, the inclusion of Spain’s Angela Ponce — the first transgender candidate in the Miss Universe pageant — is also a cause for extra celebration, aside of being a source of pride and joy.
Omg!!! I feel so loved and emotional to see Miss Spain Angela Ponce receiving a historical recognition. It is truly a symbolism of the battle we, the LGBT community, have been fighting for. We are now one step closer towards the full acceptance. Laban mga bakla #MissUniverse
— Cyrile 🌻 (@CyrileMalik) December 17, 2018
"I don't need to win Miss Universe, I just need to be here."
Lola: Bakit sinama sya, eh bakla sya?
Me & friends: Babae po sya, nay :)
I am so proud of this year's Miss Universe Edition. Angela Ponce, you will forever be in our hearts.
— Kimber D (@kimber_datu) December 17, 2018
“I dont need to win Miss Universe. I just need to be here.” – Angela Ponce
Bakla, naiyak ako.
— Roi-Milbert (@roimilbert) December 17, 2018
Miss Spain is a representation that we, part of the LGBT community, can reach our dreams, by embracing who we are and being proud of what we have become. Mas okay na maging bakla, basta mabuting tao. #MissUniverse
— Abner Serania (@abigstomack) December 17, 2018
And it appears that it is a good thing that Gray won, because your friendly haircutter would have been grumpy if she didn’t.
— Sir Tim (@IraMRafols) December 17, 2018
— Miranda Baby (@MirandaxxBaby) December 17, 2018
With Gray’s coronation, she becomes the fourth Filipina to win the pageant after Gloria Diaz in 1969, Margie Moran in 1973, and Pia Wurtzbach last 2015. /cbb
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