Headlines about Pia Wurtzbach's crowning as Miss Universe 2015 on Sunday may have been dominated by Steve Harvey's announcement error, but during the competition, much of … Did Angara question cost Pia Wurtzbach crown? Wurtzbach responded. Thus, we do not delight in gossipmongering and scandals. She follows up with, “I wanna show the world. Thank you so much. Wurtzbach's answer to the final question — why the finalist should be Miss Universe — also made an impact online. It's not about you. I to influence the youth and fight against HIV which is one of timely problems in the country. 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Posted at Mar 31 2014 08:18 PM | Updated as of Apr 02 2014 12:31 AM. It was sen. angara's fault. THANK YOU!! Salamat, @PiaWurtzbach! During ABS-CBN's telecast of the finals night, netizens took to Twitter to react to Wurtzbach's performance in the question-and-answer portion, with most noting that responding in Tagalog may have hurt her chances at winning a crown. The agreement came under fire again when a U.S. Marine was convicted in December of killing a Filipino transgender woman. Before wrapping up her answer, Wurtzbach asked if she could repeat it in English, noting that there were foreign members in the panel of judges. She was not obliged to answer in filipino anyway. Pia Wurtzbach was crowned Miss Universe 2015 on Sunday (Monday PHL time). Other contestants comfort Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez, top right, after she was wrongly crowned at the Miss Universe pageant Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, in Las Vegas. 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In 2014, President Obama and Philippines President Benigno Aquino III signed an agreement that would allow the United States to rotate troops in and out of the country as well as build infrastructure on the bases in the face of rising disputes in the South China Sea. Congratulations to #MissUniverse2015 @PiaWurtzbach! #missuniverse2015 https://t.co/eYfUyKRzkn. She had previously won Binibining Pilipinas 2015. But how do you know if you don't take chances, right? #BbPilipinas2014. pic.twitter.com/ZuoXFNjx4G. Angara asked Wurtzbach during the question-and-answer portion. Senator says 'no imposition' to answer in English. "To be a Miss Universe is both an honor and responsibility," she said. Aside from Miss Universe-Philippines, Binibining Pilipinas crowned the country's representatives to Miss International, Miss Intercontinental, Miss Suprnational, and Miss Tourism Queen International. "We were colonized by the Americans and we have their culture in our traditions even up to this day, and I think that we're very welcoming with the Americans. Twenty-four-year-old Wurtzbach, who finished first runner-up in last year's Binibining Pilipinas, was the lone candidate to answer in Tagalog, as Angara asked his question in the national language. Wurtzbach, who finished first runner-up last year, had been vocal of her hopes to clinch the top prize on her second try. RELATED: U.S. Marine Jailed for Killing Transgender Woman in Philippines, RELATED: U.S. Destroyer Sails Through Disputed Waters in South China Sea. "If I were to be Miss Universe, I will use my voice to influence the youth and I would raise awareness to certain causes like HIV awareness that is timely and relevant to my country, which is the Philippines. & to my supporters for pushing me & encouraging me. According to Angara, he voted for Wurtzbach in breaking the tie. And I don't see any problem with that at all.". In an earlier question and answer portion, Pia was asked what she thought US military presence in the Philippines. I really feel like the most loved Binibini. She is the 3rd Filipina who won the title following the likes of Gloria Diaz and Margie Moran. During the finals night of the national pageant held Sunday, the top 15 candidates were each asked a question by a judge they picked at random. Wurtzbach, who had been vocal of her hopes to represent the Philippines in Miss Universe, failed to take home any of the five crowns given out on Sunday. "Should I say it in English for the other judges? I to influence the youth and fight against HIV which is one of timely problems in the country. ", "I'm glad I made it this far. "[I am] grateful that I was able to experience what it's like to be a part of the pageant world," she said in an Instagram post Monday. Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach’s answers: Being a Miss Universe is both an honor and a responsibility. Filipino-German beauty queen, model, and actress Pia Wurtzbach is known to be Miss Universe 2015.Her journey to the crown inspired a lot … I don't know if there's enough time," Wurtzbach said, noting the 30-second time limit. She follows up with, “I wanna show the world. Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach (Tagalog: [wuɾtsˈbak]; German: [ˈvʊʁtsbax]; born September 24, 1989), formerly known professionally as Pia Romero, is a Filipina-German model, actress and beauty queen, who was crowned Miss Universe 2015.She is one of the four Filipinas to have won the Miss Universe. Time to turn the page & move on to a new chapter!". After 42 years, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach finally brought back the Miss Universe crown to the Philippines. Bravo Pia. #BbPilipinas2014CoronationNight pic.twitter.com/1bKYvZTsmT”. Pia Wurtzbach answered the question in Filipino because Sen. Angara asked her question in Filipino. Sen. Angara kasi eh! Speaking with ABS-CBN News' Mario Dumaual on Monday, Angara said he made "no imposition" on Wurtzbach to answer his question in Tagalog. #MissUniverse2015 @PiaWurtzbach should get a briefing, activists say https://t.co/h6EU8yX3fp pic.twitter.com/aoacNaWOHS, She could have at least acknowledged that there are problems that have to be addressed re. Wurtzbach is the first Miss Universe winner from the Philippines in more than 40 years. Pia Wurtzbach gives her Miss Universe Q&A answer in beki lingo for Pride month Published 2017-06-25 15:12:37 In a video posted by Metro Magazine on its YouTube channel, Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach once again answered her Miss Universe Q&A, but … Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, pictured on left, was the rightful winner. MANILA -- Sen. Juan Edgardo "Sonny" Angara on Monday clarified that he did not impose on Binibining Pilipinas hopeful Pia Wurtzbach to answer his question in Tagalog, addressing reactions from netizens saying the segment may have cost the returning candidate a crown. We want to focus on the good stuff and share them with you. Several politicians and activists offered to speak with her following the pageant to discuss the issue. | Kathryn Bernardo #PBBKathNiel, IN PHOTOS: Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza in AlDub Nation’s Timeless 2016 (Tamang Panahon Anniversary Celebration), WATCH: Brandon Beal Does the Pabebe Wave; Alden Richards Demonstrates Bae Moves #ALDUBTheRivalry, A video posted by RandomRepublika.com (@randomrepublika), BLACKPINK connects with fans worldwide via ‘TikTok Stage’ [October 21], Random Recommendation: ‘ANVORTE’ Digital Solutions Agency for I.T. We believe that everyone (public figures included) deserves respect. Wurtzbach, who has garnered a strong following coming off her 2013 bid, said she remains grateful for the experience despite not clinching a crown on her second try. PIA WURTZBACH – Miss Universe Philippines 2020 candidate said Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach’s never-say-die story inspired her to join the pageantry. Thank you to my mentors from Aces & Queens for teaching me everything I know & transforming me! Rabia trained under the same beauty camp as Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach, Miss World 2013 Megan Young, Miss Universe 2014 3rd runner-up Ariella Arida, Miss Universe 2012 1st runner-up Gwen Ruais, Miss Universe 2011 third runner-up Shamcey Supsup, … #MissUniverse2015. Pia Wurtzbach should've?? Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach’s answers: Being a Miss Universe is both an honor and a responsibility. The senator revealed to ABS-CBN News that Wurtzbach's standing, at one point, was tied with those of candidates Kris Janson and Parul Shah, who were crowned Binibining Pilipinas-Intercontinental and Binibining Pilipinas-Tourism, respectively.