- Catriona Gray was featured in a Thai program called ET Thailand
- She was asked about her impression to the country and its delegate
- Catriona was also told about the nickname that the Thai fans gave her
Binibining Pilipinas – Universe Catriona Gray knew in a recent interview that her Thai fans have a cute and lovely nickname for her.
KAMI learned that the revelation was made when the beauty queen had a short discussion with ET Thailand which aired on Friday.
Catriona is currently in Thailand to compete in the prestigious Miss Universe 2018 pageant where she hopes to get the fourth crown for the Philippines.
Because of the unwavering love and support that the Thai fans have for the Pinay contender, they decided to give her a nickname in their own language.
They call the former Miss World finalist as "luk maew” which means “kitten” in their own country.
After knowing the cute name, Catriona was requested to imitate a kitten’s movement which amused the host of the show.
Aside from knowing how much support she is getting from her Thai fans, the beauty queen also praised the Thailand contestant for being a good host delegate.
She said Sophida "Ning" Kanchanarin is a very approachable woman and she has developed closeness with her.
“Ning has been an amazing host delegate,” Catriona quipped.
“She’s been so friendly to all of us girls… It was so nice she’s been so approachable and loving…” she added.
The grand coronation night of Miss Universe 2018 will happen on December 17 at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand.
Here is the video of the interview:
In a previous article by KAMI, the Bicolana model broke her silence over the technical mishap she experienced during the national costume show.
Born on January 6, 1994, Catriona Gray is a Filipino-Australian actress and beauty queen who already joined and became a finalist in Miss World 2016. She is currently dubbed as the “strongest contender” from the Philippines in Miss Universe so far.
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