Kumpirmadong tuloy ang Miss Planet International 2022, ang international beauty pageant na lalahukan sana ni Binibining Pilipinas 2022 first runner-up Herlene Budol.
Kahapon, November 12, 2022, inanunsiyo ng national director ng Miss Planet Uganda na si Monica Akech na matutuloy pa rin ang kompetisyon, kahit na marami sa mga kandidata ang nag-withdraw dahil umano sa mga aberya at problema ng ilang kandidata at organizer.
Nakatakda sanang ganapin sa November 19, 2022 ang coronation night ng Miss Planet International 2022 sa Speke Resort, Kampala, Uganda.
Ngayong Linggo, November 14, 2022, muling naglabas ng pahayag ang Miss Planet International upang inanunsiyo na postponed na ang grand corination at malilipat ito ng ibang petsa at ibang bansa.
Gaganapin na ang Miss Planet International 2022 sa January 2023 sa Cambodia.
Aminado ang organisasyon na may pagkukulang ang host organizers sa biglaan nilang pagkansela ng original date.
Nakasaad sa kanilang Facebook post (published as is): "On behalf of our Miss Planet International Organization we are announcing the postponement of our worldwide competition that would be held in Uganda on November 19th, 2022.
"We regret to inform that the Finals and Preliminary competitions won't be held due to the Host Organizers failed to comply and meet the requirements for the realization of the events.
"Miss Planet International 2022 moves forward and it will be held in the Kingdom of Cambodia in January 2023.
"We would like to express our sincere apologies for all the inconvenience caused."
HERLENE BUDOL WITHDRAWS FROM MISS PLANET INTERNATIONAL 2022
Gabi ng November 11, 2022, inanunsiyo ng manager ni Herlene na si Wilbert Tolentino na iwi-withdraw na niya sa kumpetisyon ang comedienne-beauty queen.
Ayon kay Wilbert, napagdesisyunan nilang hindi na tumuloy dahil sa naranasan nilang aberya at nakita nilang problema sa management ng Miss Planet International.
“Due to uncertainties by the organizers, I have decided to withdraw Herlene Hipon Budol from the competition despite numerous attempt to fix some pageants debacles. It seems like the Ugandan Government has no initiative to intervene.
“We apologize to the supporters, who were rooting for since day one. To the team, sponsors, and designers. Thank you and I am sorry.
“Thank you to the Filipino community in Uganda for the comfort and well wishes.
“Especially to Yiga Ventures, @HassanYiga & Rama-dhan Kimbugwe and his team for protecting and keeping my queen, Herlene and her team safe."
Dagdag pa ni Wilbert, dismayado sila sa kinahantungan ng ilang buwan nilang preparasyon, pera, effort, at oras.
“For me as, MPP National Director, I an very hurt, Not only we lost a crown, lost of money, lost of effort; but lost of time.
“But we will never lose hope, because we have bright future back home awaits.
“This is indeed a traumatic experience for all of us, but we fought for it until the end. And that is our mission.”