Beatrice Gomez gave Filipinos something to be proud of when she finished in the Top 5 of the Miss Universe 2021 pageant held on December 13 in Eilat, Israel.
Many celebrities, including Miss Universe titleholders Pia Wurtzbach and Catriona Gray and Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo, took to social media to show their pride for Beatrice’s performance.
“Yakap mga kababayan,” Pia wrote on Twitter. “2018 tayo last nag top 5. We should be proud of Bea!”
Beatrice didn’t make it to the Top 3, which included Miss India Harnaaz Sandhu, Miss South Africa Lalela Mswane, and Miss Paraguay Nadia Ferreira.
Nonetheless, Pia commended the Cebuana beauty queen who she thought gave a “strong performance” on stage.
The Miss Universe 2015 titleholder tweeted, “We are super proud of you Miss Philippines Bea!! Strong performance!”
Meanwhile, Catriona, who was crowned Miss Universe in 2018, also tweeted her support for Beatrice.
“You made us so proud Bea!!!!” she captioned, along with three Philippine flag emojis.
Rabiya commented her own message of praise for Beatrice in the comments section of Miss Universe Philippines’ Instagram post.
“Maraming salamat, Bea!!! Proud na proud kaming lahat sayo!” wrote Rabiya.
Miss India was crowned Miss Universe 2021, beating out 79 other candidates who competed in the prestigious pageant.
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