‘Ganda niya’: Angelique Manto gushes over Michelle Dee’s Miss Universe prelims look

November 16, 2023 - 11:03 AM
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Photo shows Miss Universe Philippines 2023 2nd runner-up Angelique Manto and Philippine bet Michelle Dee during the Miss Universe 2023 Preliminary competition. (Angelique Manto/Facebook, Miss Universe Philippines)

Miss Universe Philippines 2nd runner-up Angelique Manto cheered for Philippines bet Michelle Dee following her introduction during the Preliminary Competition of the 72nd Miss Universe.

Michelle wore a stunning navy gown when she introduced herself to the audience, announcing herself as a delegate of “Filipinas!” in the opening portion of the preliminary round held in El Salvador on Thursday (Philippine time).

READ: Michelle Dee wows with ‘Filipinas’ introduction in Miss Universe 2023 prelims

Pageant-dedicated page For the Philippines by Oyelle uploaded a video clip of this moment on Instagram.

“Lumaklak ng [five] kilos na milo si MMD. Sige ihataw mo pa sa swimsuit [an] evening gown. Let’s go Philippines!” the post reads.

Angelique, fellow Miss Universe Philippines 2023 candidate, saw this post. She expressed her support for Michelle in the comments section.

“GANDA NIYA SH*T,” the former Pampanga bet wrote.

Angelique competed against Michelle, along with other beauty queens, during the local version of the prestigious pageant early this year.

The Pampanga beauty has been a favorite among pageant fans on social media since she started her journey at the MUP last February.

READ: ‘Eternally grateful’: Angelique Manto goes sentimental over Miss Universe PH 2023 cheers 

The preliminary competition of Miss Universe is still ongoing.