Whereas many followers stay overvalued concerning the consequence, manufacturing worth, and undisclosed “technical points” of the Miss Universe Philippines (MUPh) pageant, its nationwide director Shamcey Supsup-Lee appeared to brush apart criticisms, together with “unjust accusations” as she expressed her satisfaction in direction of the group.
Days after the nationwide tilt, Supsup took to her private Fb web page on Monday, Could 15, to thank the pageant’s followers and sponsors for being supportive of the group regardless of their “extremely difficult” expertise resulting in the coronation evening on Could 13.
“I want to specific my heartfelt gratitude to everybody who supported us all through the Miss Universe Philippines journey. The saying, ‘When the going will get powerful, the powerful get going,’ actually resonates with us,” she started.
“It has been an extremely difficult expertise, and the trials we confronted behind the scenes usually went unnoticed. Nonetheless, what makes me most proud is how our group stayed sturdy within the face of unjust accusations,” she additional mentioned.
Through the coronation evening, MUPH drew flak after host Xian Lim out of the blue introduced that the Prime 10 finalists have been disregarded because of “technical points,” thus permitting the Prime 18 semifinalists to compete within the night robe competitors.
Neither Supsup nor the MUPh group has addressed the technical error, as of this writing.
The seeming silence on the matter led many to alleged that the competitors was rigged to favor sure candidates, with some calling the lean a “cooking present.” However Supsup maintained that the group “remained steadfast in [its] values and integrity.”
“We’ve at all times remained steadfast in our values and integrity, by no means wavering from upholding what is true, whatever the penalties,” she mentioned. “I increase a toast to all those that believed in us and acknowledged our arduous work and dedication to this platform. Now, it’s time to set our sights on the following stage! Cheers!”
Supsup additionally congratulated Miss Universe Philippines 2023 Michelle Dee, Miss Supranational Philippines 2023 Pauline Amelinckx, Miss Allure Philippines 2024 Krishnah Gravidez, and runners-up CJ Opiaza and Angelique Manto for a job nicely executed of their performances, saying they’ve made the “judges’ determination” a tough one.
“I’d additionally like to increase my appreciation to all of the inspiring delegates on this batch. You’ve moved me in numerous methods, and I consider that, no matter having a crown, you’ve made a big impression, significantly on those that think about you,” she added.
“Always remember, the Universe exists inside every one in all you. Persist in shining brightly, regardless of the place life’s path takes you,” she added.
Supsup’s posts, nonetheless, was met with adversarial reactions on social media, with others accusing her and fellow MUPh executives Jonas Gaffud and Voltaire Tayag of mishandling the pageant.
Previous to being an MUPh govt, Supsup was the Philippines consultant in Miss Universe 2011, the place she completed as third runner-up, whereas Angola’s Leila Lopes emerged because the eventual winner.
The previous magnificence queen was introduced because the pageant’s nationwide director in December 2019, changing former director Stella Araneta. The latter is presently the chairman of the Binibining Pilipinas Charities Integrated (BPCI). EDV
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