12 Jan – After placing third runner-up at the Miss World 2016, Catriona Gray is set to dominate the pageant world again by joining Binibining Pilipinas 2018.
As reported on PEP, the beauty queen recently announced the news on Instagram, saying, "Are you ready for it? Today marks the reveal of an evolution of self that has been quietly happening away from the public's eye for a little while now. It was in no way planned, but sometimes the stars align to make things happen."
"Thank you for your trust and hope you can accompany me on my new journey," she added.
The former Miss World-Philippines was revealed to have submitted her application for the pageant on 8 January at the Binibining Pilipinas Charities Incorporated (BPCI) in Araneta Coliseum, Cubao, Quezon City.
When asked why she decided to go through the pageant circuit again, Gray stated that she felt like she had an unfinished business, and that she enjoyed being a charity spokesperson.
"What bigger platform could I ask for," she added.
Among other celebrities who joined the 2018 edition of the said pageant include volleyball player Michele Gumabao and former "Pinoy Big Brother" alumna Vickie Rushton.
(Photo source: Catriona Gray Instagram)