Michele Gumabao And Catriona Gray Take On Bb. Pilipinas 2018

Ms. World Philippines 2016, Catriona Gray and volleyball player, Michele Gumabao confirmed that they are going to vie for a title as they participate in Bb. Pilipinas.

A well-known Filipino pageant, Binibining Pilipinas (or Bb. Pilipinas) is the grandest beauty pageant in the country. This is a contest wherein representatives for the international beauty pageants (Miss Universe and Miss International) will be selected. The pageant also fields four queens to other minor international pageants such as Miss Supranational, Miss Intercontinental, Miss Grand International and Miss Globe.

On January 8, the 2016 Ms. World Philippines, Catriona Gray announced she is going to step on the pageant stage for one more time. Gray joined Miss World Philippines on 2016 and won the title. Along with this, she also won Best in Swimsuit, Best in Evening Gown, Best in Fashion Runway and Best in Talent. On the same year, she represented the country and made it to the top 5.

In her instagram post, she said that joining Bb. Pilipinas was not in her plans, but it seems like the universe really conspired and the stars aligned to make her join a the beauty pageant.

“Today marks the reveal of an evolution of self that has been quietly happening away from the public’s eye for a little while now. It was in no way planned, but sometimes the stars align to make things happen,” she stated, with the hashtag #CatrionaBBP2018.

Meanwhile, Michele Gumabao, a volleyball star from De La Salle University and former PBB Housemate, confirmed that she will be joining Bb. Pilipinas 2018 through her instagram account today (Janauary 16). Gumabao was hailed as the ‘Swag Queen’ of the Lady Spikers, she is well known for her exalting and fearless demeanor, Michele sure fits in the competition.

Bb. Pilipinas is the first ever pageant of the volleyball star. And after waiting for long hours, she was selected as one of the 40 official candidates of the pageant.

Kat Gumabao, also posted her sister’s photo on her IG account and captioned it with: “IT’S OFFICIAL! @gumabaomichele is a @bbpilipinasofficial 2018 candidate ️ I’m so proud of you Belles”.

Binibining Pilipinas 2018 will set forth on March 18, 2018 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines.