Will this year’s Bb. Pilipinas titleholder continue Shamcey Supsup and Venus Raj’s winning streak?
No one knows as of now. But the 30 beauties vying for the Bb. Pilipinas 2012 title surely hope so.
This year’s batch is a mixture of professionals, students, pageant first-timers and experienced contestants.
“This year, halos lahat sila titulado, meaning professionals. A lot of them are professionals, and then some are, like, siguro safe to say mga sampu, came back (to join),” Araneta Group’s Public Relations and Corporate Communications Manager Tessa Mangahas said.
The candidates were screened from a field of 100 hopefuls.
“Tumaas ang standards. Dahil more than just face and figure, (dapat) very smart ‘yung mga girls, hindi ba? Mrs. (Stella) Araneta (chair of the Bb. Pilipinas Charities Inc.) said before na, ‘You just know when you look at them,” Mangahas added.