Catriona Gay admitted that she has been feeling emotional as she is about to pass on her Bb. Pilipinas crown in the coming days.
“I am going to feel a little bit emotional because this is really where it all began. This is when I was given the chance to represent the Philippines,” she said in an interview with ABS-CBN News at the Bb. Pilipinas 2019 Fashion Charity Gala.
She is ecstatic nonetheless to find out the next representative of the Philippines to the Miss Universe pageant.
"To be able to pass on that amazing honor to the next Filipina representative. It's really exciting. It's an amazing batch and I'm sure they'll do very well," she said.
What does she think are the qualities of the next Bb. Pilipinas winner? She answered, “Really someone to make the Philippines proud, to really share with the international audience our culture, everything that we have to offer to the world and, of course, with the best foot forward and show people what the Philippines has to offer.”
Catriona arrived in the Philippines on Monday from New York City. The current Miss Universe title holder graced the Bb. Pilipinas 2019 Fashion Charity Gala alongside Miss Universe 2015 winner Pia Wurtzbach.
The Bb. Pilipinas 2019 coronation night will happen on June 9 at the Big Dome.