Earl D.C. Bracamonte
Earl D.C. Bracamonte
  • Articles
  • Authors
Despite Pinoys' racist comments, Miss Universe Canada enlists Pinoy designer Michael Cinco
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - May 5, 2021 - 7:39pm
In a recent VIP colloquium online, Miss Universe Organization (MUO) President Paula Shugart gave pageant fans an idea on what type of winner they are looking for.
Rabiya Mateo apologizes to fellow Miss Universe 2020 candidates for Pinoys' racist comments
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - May 5, 2021 - 7:02pm
Just when we thought all the bashing took a lull, and netizens were actually posting good vibes, a handful of Filipino fans were, once again, embroiled in a word war on racism - this time with Canada's Nova Ste...
Miss Universe Russia 2020 apologizes for viral 'racist' video vs fellow candidates
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - May 3, 2021 - 4:20pm
Citizens who understood Russian said Miss Russia and her makeup artist were saying negative things about specific candidates, including representatives from Ghana, France, Costa Rica, Kosovo, Mauritius and...
Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi chats with Asian beauties, slams Asian hate
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - May 3, 2021 - 3:44pm
Zozibini Tunzi opened up about "so much cyberbullying" during her reign as Miss Universe 2019.
Brillante Mendoza honored anew at global film fests in Russia, Turkey
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - May 3, 2021 - 1:06pm
Multi-awarded Filipino filmmaker Brillante Mendoza traipsed through the crossroads of Europe and Asia, from Moscow — where he headed a panel of jurors at a filmfest — to another film fest in Turkey, to...
Miss Universe Israel goes viral for face mask outfit; Rabiya Mateo lauded for public speaking power
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - May 3, 2021 - 11:29am
Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo more than made up for non-inclusion in two previous videos - "Happy Earth Day!" and "Making an Impact with Covid - with a fairly extensive exposure in the recently posted...
Drama at Miss Universe 2020: Miss Canada reunites with African family after 21 years
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - April 28, 2021 - 4:09pm
There's both good and bad news with the Miss Universe 2020 candidates of late. It was reported that Canada's Nova Stevens finally reunited with her mother, and the rest of her family, after 21 years.
Mrs. World 2020 who snatched Mrs. Sri Lanka's crown resigns; sued for venue damages, too
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - April 28, 2021 - 3:57pm
We've heard it, time and again, in crowning moments, before a winner is proclaimed in beauty pageants, that the master-of-ceremonies will inform the viewing public that if "for any reason the winner cannot fulfill...
Miss Supranational announces 2021 schedule
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - April 28, 2021 - 3:48pm
The Miss Supranational Organization announced that it will hold the 2021 edition of its three annual pageants - Miss Supranational, Mr. Supranational, and Miss Polski - on Poland's Festival of Beauty from August...
Philippines' Rabiya Mateo leads Miss Universe 2020 polls; India, Brazil hit by travel bans
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - April 28, 2021 - 12:56pm
It is unclear right now how this news bulletin could affect the participation of candidates from India and Brazil to the 69th Miss Universe competition on May 16 in Florida.
Samantha Bernardo stays in Thailand after Miss Grand International win to train beauty queens
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - April 28, 2021 - 12:43pm
Miss Eco International 2020 first runner-up Kelley Day is back in Manila after competing in Sharm el-Sheikh. In an Instagram post, she told friends and followers that she is now in quarantine in her hotel for the...
‘I live in a cruel industry’: Rabiya Mateo shows real self on road to Miss Universe 2020
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - April 27, 2021 - 12:21pm
Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo was at the top of Twitter charts today for sharing about the bitter realities of being a model and a beauty queen.
Future of Miss International, other big pageants still uncertain due to pandemic
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - April 23, 2021 - 4:54pm
As news have been shared throughout social media that several pageant systems have announced their pageant dates for a live competition, the Miss International Organization, based in Japan, is asking their national...
Filipino designer Jojo Bragais shares details of official Miss Universe 2020 footwear
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - April 23, 2021 - 4:46pm
Jojo will soon be working with a few candidates in the shoot of his sponsorship video in Florida. 
Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi admits watching Catriona Gray's 'Lava Walk' 'a thousand times'
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - April 23, 2021 - 4:35pm
Pageant fans from all around the world watched the FB Live colloquium "Winning Walk" with reigning Miss Universe Zuzibini Tunzi of South Africa and the CEO of Bragais Shoes, Jojo Bragais, the new official footwear...
Vietnam wins Miss Universe 2020 — in terms of outfit count
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - April 20, 2021 - 8:20pm
Miss Universe Vietnam 2020 Nguyen Khanh Van Tran trended in social media platforms as the candidate who will be bringing the most number of outfits to the Miss Universe 2020 competition.
100 Filipino designers go on 'bayanihan' for Rabiya Mateo's Miss Universe 2020 looks
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - April 19, 2021 - 8:14pm
In contrast, 100 Filipino designers reportedly collaborated in a "bayanihan" effort for Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo's style book - a series of OOTDs (outfits of the day) to be posted intermittently...
Catriona Gray's Pinoy shoemaker named Miss Universe's new official footwear
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - April 19, 2021 - 12:53pm
After its partnership with e-commerce platform Lazada for the fan vote poll, as well as its long-standing relationship with Olivia Quido-Co as official skincare sponsor, Miss Universe has tapped another global Pinoy...
Miss Universe candidates test positive for COVID-19
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - April 15, 2021 - 12:56pm
News sources in their respective countries reported that Miss Universe India 2020 Adline Castelino and Miss Universe Argentina 2020 Alina Luz Akselrad both tested positive for COVID-19. 
Of hasty departures and fab arrivals: Rabiya Mateo continues Miss Universe 2020 journey
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - April 13, 2021 - 5:18pm
While continuing her self-imposed quarantine in Los Angeles, following the Miss Universe guidelines, Miss Universe 2020 Rabiya Mateo, continues training sessions with her Miss Universe Philippines team, led by its...
1 | 2 | 3
Are you sure you want to log out?

Philstar.com is one of the most vibrant, opinionated, discerning communities of readers on cyberspace. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!

or sign in with