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Philippines' Celeste Cortesi flaunts 'trauma bangs' in latest photo after Miss Universe

Miss Universe Philippines 2022 Celeste Cortesi shared a new photo flaunting her "trauma bangs" in one of her latest posts since coming home from the 71st Miss Universe competition in New Orleans. The 25-year-old model was possibly referring to her failed attempt to bring back her country's fifth Miss Universe crown when she was not called into the Top 16 semifinals. Not only Celeste, unfortunately, missed out on getting a placement but she also broke the longest streak that the Philippines achieved at Miss Universe in the past 12 years. In a lengthy post after arriving back in the Philippines, the proud Filipina shared how the entire year has been the most challenging yet most exciting time of her life. She also added that representing her country was her greatest honor. "I am discovering purposes that go beyond my self-ambitions and I am immensely grateful to have had the chance to represent all Filipinos and all the sweet fans of pageantry around the world," s

Miss Universe Philippines 2022 is Celeste Cortesi of Pasay City

Miss Pasay City, Celeste Cortesi bested 31 other beauties to be crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2022 in a glittering competition held at the Mall of Asia Arena on Saturday, April 30. The 24-year-old Filipino-Italian model also bagged the Miss Photogenic and Best in Swimsuit awards. She succeeds Beatrice Luigi Gomez of Cebu City and will now prepare to represent the Philippines at the Miss Universe 2022 pageant later this year. Former Miss World Philippines Michelle Dee of Makati City was proclaimed Miss Universe Philippines Tourism while Pauline Amelinckx of Bohol clinched the Miss Universe Philippines Charity title. Annabelle Mae McDonnell of Misamis Oriental and Maria Katrina Llegado were named the first and second runners-up, respectively. The new Miss Universe Philippines is no stranger to pageantry. In 2018, she won Miss Philippines Earth and finished in the Top 8 at Miss Earth competition. This year's Miss Universe Philippines edition gathered former Miss Universe winners P