MANILA, Philippines — Miss Philippines Earth 2022 candidate Michele Angela Okol revealed on Thursday that she was disqualified from the pageant due to her top.
In an Instagram submit, Okol introduced she is going to “not have the ability to push by way of with this journey.”
“My household, staff, and I’ve labored exhausting to construct up all of the supplies and necessities for this pageant since earlier this 12 months. Nevertheless, we appear to have forgotten about one issue—my top,” she wrote.
“I used to be instructed that my top doesn’t match their pageant’s requirements and that their group would get bashed in the event that they let somebody beneath 5’4” push by way of the highest 20 therefore, being grounds for disqualification,” Okol added.
“Had we been measured earlier on and that this was the case, it might have been a lot simpler to determine what to do since we’ve already ready all that was despatched as necessities for each our on-line and face-to-face competitors,” she continued.
Okol, who hails from Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte, stated she holds nothing towards the Miss Philippines Earth Group, saying she continues to be “grateful” for the chance given to her.
“To all Surigaonons and my supporters, this isn’t the top. In any case, when one door closes, one other one opens,” she stated.
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