And the answer is: we can hope! 🙂
After the coronation of Mutya Johanna Datul as Miss Supranational 2013 in Belarus, Megan Young as Miss World 2013 in Bali, the pressure is high on the chemist-beauty queen from the province of Laguna, Ariella Arida to bag the Miss Universe crown, something which has eluded the Philippines since 1973.
Reports state that Ariella is a top favorite in a field of 86 equally beautiful candidates from all over the world, and we wish her luck! The live telecast of Miss Universe 2013 from Crocus City Hall in Moscow happens in a few hours!
My beauty watching friends say the Question and Answer portion of the pageant will be very crucial. I retrieved Ariella’s answer in the Bb. Pilipinas 2013 Q & A and contrary to what some people say, it wasn’t bad at all. I am sure she will do better in Miss Universe 2013 because she had ample time to train for it.
Prior to winning Bb. Pilipinas Universe, Ariella or Ara was a contestant to Binibining Laguna and Miss Philippines Earth 2012. Her parents are both public school teachers and she graduated with a degree in chemistry from the University of the Philippines Los Banos.
We caught Ara during a crying moment with her mom after the winners were announced in the Bb. Pilipinas 2013 pageant.