Right after Rabiya Mateo was crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2020, netizens began seeing her look-alikes among their favorite celebrities.
Some saw the semblance of the 24-year-old Ilongga beauty to Miss World 2013 Megan Young.
Others were reminded of the GMA-7 actress Sanya Lopez and the Miss Universe Philippines Organization national director Shamcey Supsup.
And one netizen named R&B singer KZ Tandingan as a Rabiya look-alike.
On October 25, Sunday, the netizen wrote on Twitter, "Congrats Rabiya Mateo! Is it me who thinks she looks like KZ Tandingan?"
Another netizen posted, "Ako lang ba nakapansin na hawig ni Miss Universe Ph, Rabiya Mateo si KZ Tandingan at Zephanie Dimaranan?"
Zephanie is the winner of Idol Philippines 2019.
Her likeness to Rabiya became a topic on Thursday, November 5, at the digital press conference of KZ and her husband TJ Monterde for their new songs "Can't Wait To Say I do" and "Simula."
Her reaction, "Oh my gosh, I think if I was only 5’8" or 5’9", I would have picked a different career. Charing!"
She further told the press, "Kung saan-saan talaga ako may kamukha, but I’m so honored na nasabihan ako na kamukha ako ng isang Miss Universe."
TJ then asked KZ what could be the reason netizens see her likeness to Rabiya.
The 28-year-old Cornerstone talent said, "Tingin ko kasi yung KZ nung 2012 or 2013, yun yung mga buhok ng mga Miss Universe, e, yung mga pa-big curls.
"So siguro, feeling nila kamukha ko. Saka yung mata ko, kung saan-saan mo nakikita kasi."
KZ capped the topic on Rabiya with a congratulatory message for the newly crowned Miss Universe Philippines.
She said, "Pero congratulations po kay Miss Universe, kay Rabiya, congratulations.
"It’s an honor po na masabihan kahit konti na kamukha niyo po ako."