If there’s a thing that fans love more than the Miss Universe Philippines 2022 pageant, it’s memes.
The Miss Universe Philippines 2022 pageant was definitely a star-studded event, thanks to the newly-crowned queens, empowering Miss Universe titleholders, fun performances, and the celebration of women. Yet the internet manages to steal the show by sharing funny reactions and meme-worthy posts on social media.
Here are some of the best Miss Universe Philippines reactions and memes we’ve found all over the ‘net.
Kathryn, Belle, and Maris for the Miss Universe PH crown?
Many #TeamBahay fans pointed out the commercials of the series 2 Good 2 Be True starring Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla, He’s Into Her: Season 2 starring Belle Mariano and Donny Pangilinan, and How to Move On in 30 Days starring Maris Racal.
kasali ba si Maris Racal sa Miss Universe, bakit puro siya na lang nakikita ko? 😆 #MissUniversePhilippines2022— Kath Pascua (@Katrinpasc) April 30, 2022
BREAKING: #MissUniversePhilippines2022 WINNERS
MUP2022: KATHRYN BERNARDO
FIRST RUNNER UP: BELLE MARIANO
MS: WORLD DANIEL PADILLA
MS TOURISM: DONNY PANGILINAN— yuh (@bakebananabread) April 30, 2022
“I love you, Deib. Even if you don’t trust me. Even if what you’re doing hurts me.” Oh diba memorize ko na din. #MissUniversePhilippines2022— Ewen (@jdgrammed) April 30, 2022
— King Nel (@kingnelph) April 30, 2022
MY HOTPICK FOR #MissUniversePhilippines2022— nioni 🌸🌸🌸 (@salaleooooo) April 30, 2022
1. KATHRYN BERNARDO
2. BELLE MARIANO
3. MARIS RACAL
Sa coronation night na tapat, magiging DONBELLE fans lahat. #MissUniversePhilippines2022 👑— Rod Magaru (@rodmagaru) April 30, 2022
10% miss u contest— babs *·˚ ༘♡ (@audgurliee) April 30, 2022
90% ads #MissUniversePhilippines2022
Yes ang winner po natin tonight is donbelle #MissUniversePhilippines2022— queenerron (@erronmann) April 30, 2022
Twitter user @yuen_daemyong joked about the Miss Universe Philippines pageant following “Filipino time” since it started almost an hour later than 7 p.m.
That opening show though
Netizens couldn’t help but share their thoughts on the pageant’s opening performance inspired by the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
Lakas maka Victoria’s Secret fashion ang introduction outfit. #MissUniversePhilippines2022— mstr || #LetLENI-KIKOLead🎀 (@magicmyklxx) April 30, 2022
@hlxndrxxrns wondered why there was a change in the introduction format in the pageant.
bAKET WALANG PASIGAW NA INTRO HUHU #MissUniversePhilippines2022— A ; LENI-KIKO 2022 (@hlxndrxxrns) April 30, 2022
@DirekYuri pointed out the similarities between the opening performer, OPM icon Bamboo and senatorial aspirant Chiz Escudero.
Unang reaction ko bakit kumakanta si Chiz! Tapos naalala ko si Bamboo hahaha sorry! 😅 pic.twitter.com/s1AQXBS3y4— Yuri 🍀 (@DirekYuri) April 30, 2022
Beatrice Gomez being a queen, as always
Pageant fans also praised Miss Universe Philippines 2021, Beatrice Luigi Gomez, for breaking gender stereotypes in the pageant.
The famed Q&A portion, featuring Pauline’s inspiring journey and Katrina’s bf of eight years
The pageant’s question-and-answer portion has always been a favorite of many fans since it measures the candidate’s wit and grace under pressure. Of course, many ladies stood out for their inspiring answers and noteworthy soundbites.
For starters, Miss Universe Philippines 2022 second runner-up Ma. Katrina Llegado caught the attention of netizens after she talked about her “boyfriend of eight years.”
“Out of all the 8 mountains you’ve climbed, what’s your favorite?”— z (@zi_roa) April 30, 2022
HAHAHAHAHAHAH LABAN NA LABAN KATRINA!
Parang nangaano si Miss Taguig sa 8yrs boyfriend haaaaa 😤😤😤 geh mare kawna #MissUniversePhilippines2022— MJ Lastimosa (@MJ_Lastimosa) April 30, 2022
Probably Miss Taguig: If I can teach every Filipino one thing, it would be how to last 8 years with their boyfriends. Thank you! 🏔 #MissUniversePhilippines2022— Jasper #LabanLeni2022 (@JapDaniels) April 30, 2022
Meanwhile, Miss Universe Philippines 2022 - Charity Pauline Amelinckx has been praised for her inspiring response about competing in the pageant for the second time.
Kinabog ni Miss Bohol, amplifier and dinner for tonight bidyow.#MissUniversePhilippines2022— MJ Lastimosa (@MJ_Lastimosa) April 30, 2022
On the other hand, Twitter user @ariespaltz joked about Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray, Albay representative Julia Saubier, and Cebu City representative Chantal Schmidt possibly nailing the Q&A part of the competition.
TAMA TE! YUNG QUESTIONS NILA KAYANG KAYA SAGUTIN NG 12 YEAR OLD GIRL Now 24, this fashion model and singer has raised funds for various charities through benefit concerts in her country and abroad,— Pasabi kay OTIN G Unblock aq Tnx (@_OhemRenz) April 30, 2022
Netizens also pointed out that Filipino-American singer and American Idol alum Francisco Martin looks like TV personality Ion Perez.
Pia Wurtzbach being the queen that she is
Netizens also channeled their inner pageant fangirls as they expressed their love for Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach.
Other noteworthy moments
The Miss Universe Philippines 2022 was definitely a pageant to remember due to its many hard-to-miss moments including Wurtzbach accidentally revealing the winner, simp-worthy performers and judges, Miss Universe Philippines 2021 semifinalist Ayn Bernos’ microphone blunder, and more.
SAM CONCEPCION WILL ALWAYS BE MY NUMBER 1 — kasey♡ (@taegisprings) April 30, 2022