Instagram post from ‘Miss Grand Int’l’ draws criticisms

By: - Reporter
/ 02:49 PM December 19, 2018

In this Oct. 25, 2018, photo released by Miss Grand International Co., Ltd., new Miss Grand International Paraguay’s Clara Sosa holds trophy after winning Miss Grand International 2018 in Yangon, Myanmar. (Miss Grand International Co., Ltd via AP)

MANILA, Philippines — A “shady” post from the Miss Grand International Instagram account allegedly referring to the newly crowned Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray drew flak from Filipino netizens.

READ: Philippines’ Catriona Gray is Miss Universe 2018


In the photo uploaded on December 15, two days after the preliminaries of the Miss Universe pageant, Miss Grand International 2018 Clara Sosa is seen in a kitchen set-up with television host Nawat Itsaragrisil with the caption: mabuhay!! Real cooking show lol

Itsaragrisil is the president of Miss Grand International and Miss Grand Thailand.


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mabuhay !!! Real cooking show lol 😂

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It can also be noted that the post came after it was announced that two Filipinas are included in the line-up of judges for the prestigious pageant.

READ: Get to know Miss Universe 2018 judges Monique Lhuillier and Richelle Singson-Michael


Netizens were quick to speculate on the underlying tone of the post, which some said is a target to the Philippine bet Gray. /jpv

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