Queen Pia's pageant besties are here!
Miss USA Olivia Jordan, Miss Malaysia Vanessa Tevi Kumares, and Miss Myanmar May Thaw are all here for a reunion and to support Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach as she turn over her Binibining Pilipinas crown to the next queen tonight.
Pia had invited all three beauty queens and Miss U besties as her special guests for the Binibining Pilipinas 2016 coronation night happening at the Smart Araneta Coliseum at the Araneta Center in Quezon City tonight, April 17.
Olivia, Miss Universe 2nd runner-up, arrived on Saturday. Vanessa and May arrived in Manila on Friday.
Before her flight to the Philippines, Olivia posted a video message for Pia on her Instagram account: "Hi, Pia, I'm so excited, my bags are packed and so it's official, I'm coming to join you. Thank you so much for inviting me to the Philippines, this is seriously a huge dream come true, I've never traveled this far, and I am so excited to watch you crown your successor! So happy for you, and proud of you and everything that you're doing. And I'm so excited to meet all of your fans, and all of the people that have been so supportive to me, too. See you soon, Pia!"
Olivia had endeared herself to Filipinos after she enthusiastically supported Pia during the winner announcement mix-up. The two had been pageant best friends and are roommates in New York since January.
Since arriving, the Oklahoma-born beauty queen had been posting her activities on Instagram. She also asked her followers to suggest activities she should try, food to eat, and places to visit.
The Southeast Asian beauty queens, Vanessa and May, have also been regularly updating their fans on their whereabouts in Manila.
In a photo of their reunion with Pia, the trio also sent a shout out to their other bestie, Miss China Yun Fang Xue, who completes the #TeamEarlyBird beauties.
Vanessa also posted a candid Snapchat of her reunion with Pia and May.
They both thank the warm welcome they received from Filipinos.