- Catriona Gray wrote a message for Rabiya Mateo after the latter made a tearful apology for her national costume performance
- She praised Rabiya’s performance, saying that the latter worked hard and performed well while presenting the Miss Philippines National Costume
- The Miss Universe 2018 winner emphasized that Rabiya has nothing to apologize for
- Furthermore, Catriona clarified that the national costume segment is not included in the scoring for the crown
Catriona Gray shared her thoughts on Rabiya Mateo after the latter made a tearful apology for her national costume performance at the Miss Universe 2021 pageant.
KAMI learned that Catriona praised Rabiya’s performance, saying that the latter worked hard and performed well while presenting the Miss Philippines National Costume.
Catriona – the winner of Miss Universe 2018 – commented that Rabiya has nothing to apologize for.
She also urged Rabiya to just continue fighting since the national costume segment is not included in the scoring for the crown.
"@rabiyamateo does not need to apologize! She worked that stage and PER-FORMED.
"National costume is a segment to celebrate culture and a country’s identity, but isn’t a part of the scoring towards the crown. Kaya laban lang, Queen," Catriona wrote in the comments section.
Catriona Gray is a beauty queen, singer, performer, host and endorser in the Philippines. She rose to fame after winning Miss Universe 2018 representing the Philippines.
The superstar is in a romantic relationship with actor Sam Milby. Before dating Sam, she used to be in a relationship with Clint Bondad, also an actor.
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In a previous report by KAMI, Catriona could not help but get emotional during an episode of the TV5 show Sunday Noontime Live. She became teary-eyed after Sam delivered a special birthday message to her on the show, telling her that he considers her a great blessing in his life.
KAMI also included Catriona Gray in its list of the most fabulous celebrity fashion icons of 2020 in the Philippines. The 2018 Miss Universe can pull off both the high-fashion look and the girl-next-door style effortlessly. Her social media photos helped a lot of women realize that they can also do the same!
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