Despite Miss Universe Philippines Maxine Medina finish in the top 6, love and support for the PH bet flooded in social media.
With all the pressure and criticisms Maxine received even before the pageant, she definitely showed the best version of herself, leaving Filipinos proud with or without the crown and title.
However, it was still one of the mot heart-breaking moments in the pageant for Filipinos when the top 3 were announced. As Maxine might have felt bad during that time, 2015 Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach seemed to know how to comfort her fellow Pinay beauty queen.
red a photo of the two and thanked Pia for comforting Maxine. He wrote in the caption:
"Thank you so much @piawurtzbach for the gesture of comforting @maxine_medina #forthephilippines #missuniverse"
Facebook user Neal Alday meanwhile created an artwork based on the touching photo showing the colors of the Philippine flag, the same colors Maxine and Pia were wearing during the pageant.
The photo was shared by Facebook page Philippines' Road to the Miss Universe Crown which already gained thousands of likes in less than an hour.
Miss France Iris Mittenaere was hailed as the new Miss Universe in the recently held pageant at the Mall of Asia Arena.