The lure of the crown attracted even show biz denizens with at least three entertainment scions throwing their hats into the pageant ring this year.
And he ended up winning the show, then apparently dating Charlotte Crosby, so clearly he knew what he was doing…She had a personal encounter with the 35 official delegates, where she shared her experiences in the national and international pageant stages, as well as her insights on being a beauty queen.This year’s contestants also include other familiar faces who have already seen action in rival national beauty pageants.But these three face tough competition for the crown, as outgoing queen Catrion Gray predicted a “good fight” for her title.“The ladies are well-rounded, and they have prepared for this,” Gray, who finished fourth in the global Miss World pageant in Washington DC last year, told the Inquirer at the candidates’ press presentation at New World Makati Hotel recently.Mutya ended up deciding to fight the producers for her money, claiming that they failed to protect her from her fellow housemate Coolio.
housemates ever (at least going by the reported fees) on a tariff of just £15,000, but his former on-screen wife Vicky Entwhistle apparently pocked ten times more: £150,000. Stephen Bear openly admitted he only picked up £12k for his efforts – and crikey, what efforts they were, too.
This year’s national competition, now under the auspices of talent manager Arnold Vegafria, will also award additional titles, aside from the main Miss World Philippines crown.
The tilt will also select the country’s representatives to the 27th Reina Hisapnoamericana pageant in Bolivia, and the second Miss Multinational competition in India, both later this year; as well as the fourth Miss Eco International contest in Egypt next year.
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house action is all very fascinating, but to be honest, we're almost as fascinated by the behind-the-scenes wrangling and off-camera drama.
After all, who could have guessed just how much value for money he would go on to be?