- Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray has shared her opinion about the issue of changing the country’s name to “Maharlika”
- At first, the beauty queen was not aware of the issue
- When she finally shared her thoughts, her answer drew laughs from the people
Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray has been enjoying her stay here in the Philippines. KAMI learned that during her homecoming, the beauty queen was asked about her thoughts with regard to President Rodrigo Duterte’s consideration of changing the country’s name.
A video uploaded by Mj Marfori on Youtube showed the interview of Gray about the issue. At first, Gray admitted that she was not aware of this.
“If it’s not broke, why fix it?” Gray quipped. The beauty queen’s answer drew laughs from the people.
In a previous report by KAMI, President Duterte said that he agrees with former President Ferdinand Marcos when the late president thought of changing the country’s name to “Maharlika.”
“The Philippines was discovered by Magellan using the money of King Philip… Okay na iyan. Balang araw palitan natin. Actually tama si Marcos… gusto niyang palitan - Maharlika,” President Duterte said.
KAMI also reported before that the Miss Universe 2018 was also asked about her opinion with regard to lowering the age of criminal responsibility. Gray said that she would rather focus on the reasons why children commit crimes.
The Palace reacted on the statement of Gray and said that the beauty queen is “misinformed” about the issue and should be educated about it.
Born on January 6, 1994, Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray is the fourth Filipina to bring home the Miss Universe crown. She is currently in the Philippines for her official homecoming and she has been busy with her TV appearances and parade.
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