On Twitter, Miss Universe 2014 MJ Lastimosa shared a recorded video message of Kathryn showing her support for Rabiya on May 12.
MJ tweeted, “Labanan n’yo ang surprise video ko for Rabiya!”
In the video, Kathryn said, “Congratulations for everything that you’ve done. I know there’s a lot of pressure for the upcoming pageant but know that the whole Philippines and every Filipino will be cheering for you on that day.”
Wishing Rabiya all the best, Kathryn expressed how proud she is of Rabiya and advised her to be herself and enjoy the journey, and said that she hopes to meet the beauty queen in person soon.
The Miss Universe pageant is set to be held at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida on May 16, 2021. Fans can root for Rabiya through the A2Z channel when the pageant airs at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 17, with a replay at 10 p.m. on the same day.