Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Wanda Teo and Undersecretary Kat De Castro announced that the Miss Universe 2016 pageant to be held in Manila has no Filipinos in the roster of Judges. the Miss Universe Organization is in charge of choosing the judges for the pageant.
“Walang Filipino. Gusto nga sana namin sa Presidente (Rodrigo Duterte) eh, pero wala talaga. Hindi pwede. Kasi let’s say ang nanalo is from the Philippines, sasabihin nilang lutong Macau,” she added.
She also said they have no idea yet who the judges will be, except that some of the judges are former beauty queens.
“Some of the judges are former beauty queens abroad… Miss Universe, ‘yung mga nanalo,” Teo said.
The MISS UNIVERSE Competition will air LIVE January 29th on FOX from The Philippines. Over 90 countries will be competing for the crown