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JK Labajo congratulates Miss Universe Philippines 2021 1st runner-up Maureen Wroblewitz

JK Labajo has congratulated his girlfriend Maureen Wroblewitz who took home the Miss Universe Philippines 2021 1st runner up title on Thursday.

"Congratulations kay Ms Pangasinan!!! Ikaw parin ang Ms Universe ko," the musician wrote on Facebook.

JK has been showing his support for Maureen’s journey to the Miss Universe Philippines crown. On Instagram stories, he had shared videos of himself cheering and shouting as he watched the pageant on a screen. He had also asked his followers to vote for his girlfriend on the Miss Universe Philippines app.

Aside from being Miss Universe Philippines 2021 1st runner-up, Maureen, the 2017 and first Filipina winner of "Asia's Next Top Model," also took home the special awards Miss Air Asia Philippines and Miss Hennan Resort.

Cebu City candidate Beatrice Gomez made history on Thursday when she became the first openly out member of the LGBTQIA+ community to win the Miss Universe Philippines crown.

Following Beatrice is Miss Taguig Katrina Dimaranan as Miss Universe Philippines Tourism, Miss Cavite Victoria Velasquez Vincent as Miss Universe Philippines Charity, Maureen as 1st runner-up, and Miss Cebu Province Steffi Rose Aberasturi as 2nd runner-up.

To catch the replay of the Miss Universe Philippines coronation event, tune in to GMA-7 on Oct. 3, 9 a.m. – Kaela Malig/RC, GMA News