We *love* how beauty queens are always celebrating each other's achievements. Binibining Pilipinas International 2019 Patch Magtanong just posted the sweetest tribute to her close friend and successor, Hannah Arnold! ICYMI, Hannah was crowned Binibining Pilipinas International 2021 this weekend and she will be flying to Japan later this year for the Miss International competition.
Patch shared a series of photos and clips of them on Instagram, saying that she actually CRIED backstage when Hannah won!
"Last night, one of my closest friends won the Binibining Pilipinas International 2021 crown!!! Hannah, I don't know if you saw my message, but I cried backstage because I was so happy for you! I know this has been your dream since 2019!" Patch wrote. "You worked so hard, sacrificed so much, and improved so tremendously! You were so stunning last night and you gave an amazing performance! Finally, this is happening for you, I am so so so excited and I know you will do great in Japan!!!!!!"
Hannah also took to IG to share a special message for Pat: "Dreams really do come true. I will forever cherish this moment shared with the ever so kind, inspiring, and loving @patchmag. My Binibini sister and friend; I will use my entire mind, body, and soul to make sure I continue your legacy. I love you so much Patch!"
From celebrating birthdays together to wearing matchy gowns, scroll down for more of Patch Magtanong and Hannah Arnold's adorable friendship moments:
Hannah actually joined Binibining Pilipinas twice, with her first try taking place in 2019—the year Patch won. For more fun facts about the beauty queen, click here.
Congratulations again, Hannah!