Various fans and celebrities in the Philippines rejoiced when our first ABS-CBN Lifestyle Inspo Catriona Gray was crowned Miss Universe 2018. With "gratefulness" as her answer to the final question (“What is the most important lesson you've learned in your life and how would you apply it to your time as Miss Universe?”), the 24-year-old Fil-Aussie beauty got ahead of first runner-up Tamaryn Green of South Africa and second runner-up Sthefany Gutiérrez of Venezuela and reigned supreme over 93 others.
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The Internet, being a Filipino homebase, exploded with congratulations and memes for our newest queen. Internal shrieks were definitely not allowed to celebrate this feat of Catriona, who follows in the footsteps of Pia Wurtzbach (2015), Gloria Diaz (1969), and Margie Moran (1973)! Celebs weren't spared of the frenzy—check out the gallery above to see some reactions straight from our overjoyed stars!
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Photographs taken from the subjects' Twitter and Instagram accounts