USA wins Miss Universe 2012, Philippines ranks 1st runner-up
The only other competition that puts Philippine houseolds on hold apart from a Pacquiao fight is finally concluded with USA taking the coveted crown. The country's bet, Janine Tugonon, that shined in the Q&A portion landed as first runner-up much to the dismay of Filipino supporters.
Watch the Q&A below.
The last Filipino to be crowned Miss Universe was Margarita Moran in 1973. Gloria Diaz took the crown for the Philippines for the first time in 1969.