Tag Archive: Venus Raj

Gabon’s Jennifer Ondo: 3rd Miss Universe 2013 Contestant with Filipino Roots!

The Pinay is truly gorgeous and global! NOTE: It seems that the story of Jennifer Ondon being half Filipina is an exaggeration. Her parents are from Gabon, however she does admit she has… Continue reading

Bb. Pilipinas Queens’ Parade Rehearsal Photos!

Dear ABQ Friends: After a full night’s rest, I can finally have the energy to upload some of the photos I took on my HTC 8x Phone Camera during the rehearsals for the… Continue reading

ABQ’s Photos at the Bb. Pilipinas Queens’ Reunion 2013!

Helloooo ABQ Readers! Just want to share with you photos of the beauties at the Bb. Pilipinas Queens’ Reunion last March 15, 2013 at Madame Stella Marquez Araneta’s home which is fondly called… Continue reading

Beauty Queen Spotlight: Janine Tugonon, Bb. Pilipinas Universe 2012!!!

I had the chance to get up close and personal with Janine Tugonon, our new Bb. Pilipinas Universe winner during her victory party at a ritzy tent behind the Araneta Coliseum and here’s… Continue reading

Beauty Queen Spotlight: Shamcey Supsup, Bb. Pilipinas Universe 2011

It was very kind of Bb. Pilipinas Charities Inc.  to let selected members of the press (including this blogger) to sneak in on Shamcey Supsup’s photoshoot. BPCI will be choosing photos from this… Continue reading

ABQ’s Best and Worst Beauty Queen Stories for 2010

Happy New Year to all you pageant fans (and non-fans)!!! ABQ is back after a three week Christmas break from writing. As I sit back and look on all the major major beauty… Continue reading

ABQ’s Sneak Interview with Krista Arrieta Kleiner, Bb. Pilipinas International 2010

An excerpt of my interview with beauty queen Krista Arrieta Kleiner right before her send-off to Miss International 2010!

ABQ: Are you worried about the whole, you know, Manila Hostage Crisis thing?

Krista Arrieta Kleiner: At first when it happened I was a little worried but now that time has passed, I’m not anymore. I really feel confident that, you know, the Chinese are a very forgiving people and they understand naman. And I actually just found out a couple days ago that… I saw it in a newspaper in China that they showed like the favorites for the pageant so they had some pictures, yung sa akin ang pinaka-malaking picture…

Australia’s Jesinta Campbell Most Likely Misquoted on Gown Sabotage…

After Venus Raj’s Major Major answer that rocked our universe, we have a new issue raging among pageant fans – Australia’s Jesinta Campbell’ s claim that someone sabotaged her national costume. In a… Continue reading

Washington Post Columnist says Miss Philippines’ Answer is Her New Creed!!!

Those of you who have been following my blog clearly know that I am not an objective pageant watcher. My heart belongs to the Filipina beauty. Proof of this is all the cheerleading… Continue reading

What Did You Think of Venus Raj’s “Major, Major” Answer in Miss Universe?

A lot of Filipino pageant fans expressed their joy over Venus Raj’s placement of 4th Runner-up in the Miss Universe 2010. But some were let down by her answer to William Baldwin’s question… Continue reading