MJ Lastimosa is back!
Miss Philippines MJ Lastimosa during her arrival at NAIA Terminal 2 early this morning (Photo credit: Lhey Son Macato)
Miss Philippines MJ Lastimosa at the VIP Lounge of NAIA Terminal 2 (Photo credit: The Pageant Queens)
Miss Philippines Mary Jean’MJ’ Lastimosa is back home.
MJ safely landed in Manila via a Philippine Airlines flight from Los Angeles. She was met by fans and media reps and was immediately whisked to the VIP Lounge of NAIA Terminal 2 for an interview with the TV networks who covered her arrival.
This afternoon, a homecoming Press Conference is scheduled at the Banquet Hall of Gloriamaris Restaurant in Araneta Center. All the reigning titleholders plus the current Binibinis in contention for the 2015 crowns will be in attendance.
It will be quite an interesting affair in my opinion. ;-)
Presenting…the Bb. Pilipinas 2015 Official Candidates in their portraits for the competition. Take your early picks for the crowns. Or tell me how you feel about their individual shots. ;-)
For your guidance:
1 – Samantha Barbara Balbin
2 – Jenny Feliz Gonzales
3 – Ria Rabajante
4 – Renee Soraya Hassani
5 – Caneille Faith Santos
6 – Toni Alyessa Hipolito
7 – Enrica Roxiele Guieb
8 – Kimverlyn Suiza
9 – Maolin Yalung
10 – Pia Wurtzbach
11 – Janicel Lubina
12 – Kylie Fausto Verzosa
13 – Mae Liezel Ramos
14 – Princess Joy Camu
15 – Paula Rich Bartolome
16 – Marvi Ann de Lima
17 – Brenna Cassandra Gamboa
18 – Crissa Mae Mendiola
19 – Christi Lynn McGarry
20 – Tanya Angelica Nicole Hyde
21 – Alaiza Flor Malinao
22 – Anja-Vanessa Peter
23 – Justine Beatrice Felizarta
24 – Ann Lorraine Colis
25 – Rogelie Catacutan
26 – Anabel Christine G. Tia
27 – Ina Dominica Guerrero
28 – Hannah Ruth Sison
29 – Nancy Lee Leonard
30 – Patricia Lae Ejercitado
31 – Mia Allyson Hernandez Howell
32 – Danita Joan Ruazol
33 – Namrata Neesha Murjani
34 – Teresita Sen Marquez
Paulina Vega Dieppa owns them for now. When will it become available next?
There are so many rumors floating online that the 64th edition of Miss Universe, or the appropriate Miss Universe 2015, will take place anywhere between August and November.
Some are saying that Doral Miami enjoyed the whole experience so much that the city is looking forward to hosting once more.
But the more aggressive posters state that the planned Manila hosting will go full blast in just a few (this one is really way up in the polluted air, if you ask me).
And another set of claimers interject that the already announced (or pledged if you will) news of Budapest taking the baton will definitely be next (what I know is that Hungary will enter the picture in 2016).
Regardless, I don’t care where for as long as Miss Universe 2015 will actually happen in 2015 and not overlapping in periods which gives the title a double-digit tag instead of a year.
Be it Doral Miami again, or back to Las Vegas, or Manila for the 3rd or Budapest for the 1st.
Just be back before the end of the year.
I Miss U too quickly. ;-)
Binibini 9 Maolin Yalung (Photo credit: JR Noses)
Maolin during Mutya ning Kapampangan 2014
She is the replacement for Kimberle Mae Penchon who withdrew from the Bb. Pilipinas 2015 competition to pursue a business opportunity that might not get around in her favor again. And Maolin Yalung is just too happy to fill in the shoes as Binibini 9. After all, they come from the same beauty camp (Kagandahang Flores
) so the total number of heads did not change at all. She can even go one step further and consider the turn of events a blessing in disguise less than two months from now.
At any rate, Maolin’s inclusion made it in time for her to film the Truth and Dare video that everyone else completed shortly before she taped hers. See if this Kapampangan gives the positive vibe that will convince you to put her on the short-list of potential winners for now. ;-)
courtesy of Ltgan Lasmse
Binibini 13 Mae Liezel Ramos (Photo credit: Melvin Sia for OPMB Worldwide)
Liezel courtesy of Edmund Chua
Binibini 13 Mae Liezel Ramos took stock of her learnings from Bb. Pilipinas 2014 and wants to show a more redefined version of herself for Bb. Pilipinas 2015. The way I size her up now, the sweetness level has been upped by at least a notch or two. And compared to last year when she projected a relatively more stilted image onstage, methinks she is driving towards being less diva-esque in presentation and leaning more on likeability. And I’d day that it’s a good thing altogether.
I now offer you her Truth & Dare video for the competition. See if she is hotter now than the chili pepper she so gamely ate in the dare part below. ;-)
courtesy of Goral Masale
Ann Colis is fully made up and ready to take the spotlight!
Ann is a true-blue Kapampangan homegrown beauty
Ann Lorraine Colis, Binibini 24 in Bb. Pilipinas 2015, is a 22 year-old lass from Pampanga who is studying for a degree in Accounting from the University of Santo Tomas. She stands a true 5’8″ and has been working as runway model for quite some time now. She trained with Aces & Queens.
This smart and athletic charmer grew up having the drive and passion in everything she sets her heart and mind into. So when it was time to take the pageant decision to greater heights, she trained and trained and trained like a real trouper. The focus remains intact, never unwavering. While she is fully aware that the national competition has become such a tough challenge for all qualified joiners, there is also the inner desire to excel in Bb. Pilipinas.
Watch out for this girl! She may not be one of the more hyped candidates this year, but trust her to shine on. ;-)
Your Binibini 24, Ann Lorraine Colis
Miss Philippines MJ Lastimosa has already moved on
courtesy of PowerhousePH
“Let’s be happy and always be positive…let’s not blame anyone anymore…spread the love and be at peace…dahil yun lang ang nakakaganda”! – Mary Jean ‘MJ’ Lastimosa
It did not take long for Miss Philippines MJ Lastimosa to realize that it’s time to move on from her Top 10 placement in the 63rd Miss Universe Pageant Finals. She knows that she has given her best in representing the country. And if that’s the best her efforts can be rewarded with, then she is not about to sulk and cry over what could’ve been or should’ve been.
Of course, it may be easier for MJ to get over the loss. Her most ardent fans and followers are a different story altogether. And the minute she returns home to Manila tomorrow, we’re not sure what kind of surprises await everyone.
It’s a next chapter that would be more than interesting enough to start reading in the days to come. ;-)
P.S. All graphics of MJ Lastimosa above are courtesy of Madamme Extellar