Maxine Medina has won the hearts of many Pinoys after finishing in the Top 6 of the just-concluded Miss Universe 2016 pageant.
Celebrities and other known personalities join Filipino fans in showering the Philippine representative with congratulatory messages in social media.
The Palace sent a press statement, saying, “She represented the Philippines well in the international scene.”
Earlier on Instagram, Senator Grace Poe praised Maxine, “Congratulations to Maxine Medina for her stellar performance in the Miss Universe competition.
“Landing in the top 6 of a prestigious pageant is a feat in itself.
“She has conducted herself with utmost grace and charm, and that makes her a winner in our hearts. #MissUniverse #Philippines.”
Maxine's fellow Pinay beauty queens also sent a warm message to her via Twitter.
Miss International 2016 Kylie Versoza said, “Congratulations @maxinemedina! You did well! We are proud of you.”
Congratulations @maxinemedina! You did well! We are proud of you.— Kylie (@KylieVerzosa) January 30, 2017
Miss Universe 1999 1st runner-up Miriam Quiambao said, “We are proud of you @maxinemedina! Thank you for representing our country! #MissUniverse #Philippines”
On the other hand, beauty-queen maker Jonas Gaffud has posted a photo of Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach comforting Maxine during the pageant.
His caption reads, “Thank you so much @piawurtzbach for the gesture of comforting @maxine_medina #forthephilippines #missuniverse.”
Here are the messages of other celebrities to Miss Universe-Philippines 2016 Maxine Medina:
Thank you @maxinemedina. You made us so proud. We love you!— Benjamin Alves (@benxalves) January 30, 2017
#MissUniverse congrats Maxine! And congrats to all the women up there! All beautiful and strong women. Make us proud :)— Solenn Heussaff (@solennheussaff) January 30, 2017