Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Shamcey Supsup places 4th in 2011 Miss Universe pageant

Posted by chardyboy on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 0 comments

by GMA News

UPDATED 11:00 a.m. - Reigning Binibining Pilipinas-Universe Shamcey Supsup was the third runner-up in the Miss Universe 2011 pageant held at the Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Miss Angola Leila Lopes was crowned was the 2011 Miss Universe.

Aside from Supsup, the others who will be part of Lopes' entourage are

  • Miss Brazil Priscila Machado
  • Miss China Luo Zilin, and
  • Miss Ukraine Olesya Stefanko.

    Filipino singer and actress Lea Salonga was one of the nine telecast judges in this year's Miss Universe pageant.

    Aside from Salonga, the other telecast judges were Hélio Castroneves, Connie Chung, Isabeli Fontana, Vivica A. Fox, Adrienne Maloof-Nassif, Farouk Shami, Italo Zanzi, and Miss Universe 2003 Amelia Vega.

    Ximena Navarrete of Mexico will crown her successor at the end of the 60th anniversary of the Miss Universe pageant. A record number of contestants from 89 countries and territories are participating in this year's pageant.

    The figure surpasses the previous record of 86 contestants in 2006.

    Question-and-answer portion

    During the question-and-answer portion for the top 5 contestants of the pageant, judge Vivica A. Fox asked Supsup, "Would you change your religious beliefs to marry the person you love? Why or why not?"

    Supsup answered, "If I would have to change my religious beliefs, I would not marry the person that I love. Because the first person that I love is God, who created me."

    "I have my faith and my principles, and this is what makes me who I am. If the person loves me, he'll love my God too," she added.

    Supsup was the only one among the top 5 contestants who answered the judge's question in English. The others gave their replies in their own languages.

    Shamcey Supsup

    Shamcey Gurrea Supsup was born on May 16, 1986 in General Santos City.

    Supsup graduated from the University of the Philippines-Diliman as magna cum laude with a degree in architecture.

    She also topped the Architecture Licensure Examination in July last year. - with Rose-An Jessica Dioquino, Veronica Pulumbarit, GMA News
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