Binibining Pilipinas International 2017 Mariel de Leon took to Instagram to send a message to her haters who constantly bash her on social media.
Mariel posted that the people who constantly hate on her must be unhappy with their lives.
She also wrote that God is on her side.
“If you like being negative to other people, it only shows that you are sad with your own life.
“I am very blessed and happy with my life so maybe you should try to be happy with yours too.
“If you try to put me down, I will only get stronger and better than before. Nothing and no one can ever bring me down. I only accept and spread positive vibrations.
“I know the Lord is with me. I will not be shaken for He is right beside me,” Mariel posted.
Her post drew mixed reactions from netizens in the comment section of Fashion Pulis:
“I like her. She shows the unique side of a beauty queen na hindi pasweet at hindi pabebe. Misinterpreted lang tlga siya coz she has no fears. She is not playing safe unlike most candidates.”
“Beg to disagree. Respect begets respect. You cannot demand it from people. Hindi sya p sweet hindi sya pabebe but definitely disrespectful. Si Pia pa siguro but not this de leon”
“Pero doesn't she put down other people too???”
“Don't play the victim to circumstances you created.”
“I wish her well sa Ms. International pageant. Sending good vibes only para mabawasn konti ang nega comments ni mariel at ng kanyang bashers.”
“Di siguro naisip na habang galit galit sila eh pinagtatawanan lang sila ni Mariel because of their ‘sad lives’”
KAMI believes that Mariel has what it takes to win the 2017 Miss International pageant!