Ms. Brazil Julia Gama just had a unique way of addressing her Filipino followers: She spoke to them in Tagalog!
The beauty queen posted a short video clip on Instagram on May 7, where she delivers a few sentences in Filipino. As of this writing, the post has already garnered more than 23,000 likes.
"Mabuhay, Pilipinas! Kumusta? Ako po si Julia Gama, ang Ms. Universe ng Brazil. Maraming salamat sa lahat ng suporta. Mahal ko kayo."
Julia joins international beauties in the 69th edition of Ms. Universe, which is ongoing in Florida, USA. Amid the pandemic, 74 candidates entered a "bubble" as the competition officially begins on May 9, Sunday. The Philippines' representative, Rabiya Mateo, flew to the U.S. in April to attend pre-pageant activities.
The Miss Universe 2021 coronation night will be broadcasted live on May 16 (May 17 in Manila).