Today is the big day of the most beautiful women in the universe. Miss Universe is an annual international beauty pageant that is run by the American based Miss Universe Organization. This year Miss Philippines, Catriona Gray, was crowned the winner of the 2018 Miss Universe pageant, which was held Sunday in Bangkok, Thailand. The first runner-up is Miss South Africa, Tamaryn Green, and the second runner-up is Miss Venezuela- Sthefany Gutiérrez.
Miss Universe 2018 is… PHILIPPINES! pic.twitter.com/r2BkN8JpXh
— Miss Universe (@MissUniverse) December 17, 2018
This year contest was hosted by Steve Harvey and Ashley Graham. The women, from more than 190 countries worldwide, vying for the coveted tiara participated in a number of events, including a swimsuit and evening gown presentation.
The Miss Universe 2018 competition watcher who was sitting right beside Gray’s parents decided to document their reaction and tweeted:
I sat next to Catriona Gray’s parents, and this was their reaction when their daughter, Miss Philippines, won Miss Universe. pic.twitter.com/1Wu9ysdhEA
— Some guy (@NotMikeStrahan) December 17, 2018
Cat’s parents expressed their full support for their daughter’s win in different ways in a quick interview to GMA news. They also said that they have believed that their daughter will bring home the crown even from the beginning of the competition. In Mr. Gray words: “Oh, fantastic. She was the chosen one”, and Mrs. Gray added: “Catriona, you did this. This is you. You’ve worked hard for this. Congratulations”. They finish in three simple words: “I love you”.