Catriona Gray did it—not only for herself but for the hundred and four million Filipinos across the globe. She raised the flag and ran with it to get the most coveted title in the pageant world. And now we have our fourth Filipino Miss Universe succeeding Pia Wurtzbach in 2015.
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Catriona came out with all her weapons loaded, from her model-esque poise down to her now famous lava walk. Throughout the competition, we'd been convinced that she had it in her to bag the crown. It's not just her queenly stage presence, but also her empowering words that would leave us stunned and assured that she had a fighting chance.
Of course, most of us took our emotions to Twitter, and the live reactions that went viral made our morning even more fun! From cheering Catriona to creating the best memes, the Twitterverse did not disappoint. Swipe through our gallery for all the RT-worthy reactions during the #MissUniverse Twitter party!
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