Published: Saturday 27 January, 2018

Bb. Pilipinas Charities Inc. Loses Miss Supranational PH Franchise to MWP?

The Miss Supranational Philippines franchise is changing hands this year. From Bb. Pilipinas Charities Inc. (BPCI), Miss Supranational is moving to Miss World Philippines. That’s the rumor that a press conference will formally announce in the coming weeks.

Miss Supranational Philippines

Rumor: Miss Supranational will transfer from Bb. Pilipinas Charities Inc. (Miss Supranational logo)

The transfer of the Miss Supranational Philippines franchise is almost confirmed. As a result, there will be one less crown in the 2018 Bb. Pilipinas pageant in March – Miss Universe Philippines, Bb. Pilipinas International, Bb. Pilipinas Grand International, Bb. Pilipinas Globe and Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental.

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The rumored new owner of Miss Supranational Philippines in Arnold Vegafria of Miss World Philippines. Vegafria, who only acquired MWP from Cory Quirino last year, is definitely trying to boost the stock of his new acquisition and wants to add more titles to his competition. With the addition of Miss Supranational, MWP will now have five titles – same a BPCI!

Included in the transfer is also the franchise Mr. Supranational.

Pageant blogger Norman Tinio seems to know all the details of the transfer but has chosen to keep his lips sealed until the formal announcement is made in the coming weeks.

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The Philippines has produced one Miss Supranational winner – Mutya Datul in 2013. Last year’s representative, Chanel Olive Thomas, finished in the Top 10.