‘So proud of you’: Celebrities, beauty queens congratulate Rachel Peters


November 27, 2017—Rachel Peters, the Philippines’ bet to the Miss Universe 2017 contest, ended her journey in the competition after being excluded in the Top five contenders.

While Filipinos, including celebrities and beauty queens, expressed disappointment through social media posts, they also extended their gratitude to the 26-year-old beauty queen for making the country proud. At the same time, they cheered for their other favorite contenders, including newly crowned Miss Universe, 22-year-old Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa.

Here are some of their thoughts:

Just a day before the much awaited finals night, Peters said that it’s an honor to represent the country and thanked the Filipino people for their overwhelming support: