- Vice Ganda went all out in congratulating Rabiya Mateo during the May 17 episode of "It's Showtime"
- She said that today is the most beautiful day in the universe because of the recently concluded pageant
- She congratulated Rabiya, for showing the intelligence and beauty, which gave honor to the Philippines
- Vhong Navarro, also made a 'hirit' and even used the name of Rabiya in sending his message of love "We Rabi-yu"
Vice Ganda showed unwavering support for Rabiya Mateo, after the Philippines' representative to the prestigious Miss Universe bowed out of the pageant.
The beauty queen made it to the Top 21 but was not able to make it to the Top 10.
"Today nga ang pinakamagandang araw sa buong universe dahil sa katatapos lang na Miss Universe 2020. Yes! Congratulations sa ating pambato," said Vice during the May 17 episode of It's Showtime.
He then proceeded to personally thank the beauty queen.
"At maraming-maraming salamat for representing the Philippines and the entire society of the Filipinos, Ms. Rabiya Mateo," he added.
Aside from the thank you, he gave a glowing congratulatory message to the Ilongga beauty.
"Congratulations! And thank you very much sa iyo sa pagmamalas ng iyong talino at ganda at pagbibigay ng karangalan para sa pinakamamahal nating bansa. Mabuhay ka, Rabiya! Mabuhay ang kagandahan ng Pilipinas!" added Vice.
Rabiya Occeña Mateo is an Indian-Filipino model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Universe Philippines in 2020. Rabiya was born on November 14, 1996 to an Indian-American father and a Filipino mother who later separated.
A video of MJ Lastimosa exclaiming "Ay Catriona" as Miss Thailand was doing the evening gown preliminary segment has gone viral. Miss Thailand was walking and when she turned, it was then that the beauty queen exclaimed "Ay Catriona." She also tried to say "Hi" to Miss Thailand but since she was not given any attention she just laughed it off. The video has been shared and viewed on Twitter thousands of times.
A fake account on Twitter is now claiming as the official account of Rabiya Mateo. However, the beauty queen stated that she has no Twitter account. Rabiya declared this to MJ Lastimosa, who is one of her biggest supporters, who went with the whole Miss U crew. She categorically said, "wala akong Twitter."
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