‘Clearly a fan favorite’: Beatrice Luigi Gomez advances to Miss Universe 2021 Top 5

December 13, 2021 - 10:10 AM
Host Steve Harvey speaks to Miss Philippines Beatrice Luigi Gomez during the Miss Universe pageant in the Red Sea resort of Eilat, Israel December 13, 2021. (Reuters/Ronen Zvulun)

Filipina beauty Beatrice Luigi Gomez made it to the top 5 of the prestigious Miss Universe pageant.

Gomez, vying for the country’s fifth crown, was the last called in the roster.

Other candidates who made it to the top 5 are:

  • India – Harnaaz Sandhu
  • South Africa – Lalela Lali Mswali
  • Paraguay – Nadia Ferrera
  • Colombia – Valeria Maria Ayos Bossa

Backstage hosts Miss USA 2019 Cheslie Kryst and TV star Carson Kressley noted that Gomez always receives the loudest cheers every time she is called.

“Clearly a fan favorite,” Kryst said.

Host Steve Harvey also noticed this when Gomez was first called on stage as she was named as the Top 16 finalists.

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The coronation night is being held at Red Sea resort in Eilat, Israel.