The spontaneous comment by Miss Earth Philippines to President Duterte has earned the flak from netizens. Here’s why!
Imelda Bautista Schweighart, the country’s representative to the Miss Earth beauty pageant was caught on video commenting “Duterte is doing Hitler stuff here.”
The half-German Filipina was doing a live video when the Austrian beauty entered the scene and posed with Ms. Imelda Bautista Schweighart in the video as if they are having their photo together for posterity.
The two can be heard giggling while the Ms. Austria was saying, “Philippines and Austria” in the background.
At this juncture, Ms. Imelda Bautista Schweighart representing the Philippines asking Ms. Austria an awkward question, “Is Hitler from Austria?” the German-Austian beauty said. “Ok that is a bad question because we don’t normally talk about Hitler, but yes he is,” Ms. Austria responded awkwardly.
And out of the blue, Ms. Imelda Bautista Schweighart say this words that caught the netizens by surprised, “Oh my God our President is doing Hitler stuff here in the Philippines!”
The video has since attracted the attention of netizens that 15 hours it was posted by the page “Pageant Central”, the video has gone viral generating 158,000 views and counting.
The Ms. Earth Philippines comment has been drawing mixed reactions from netizens, mostly negative. Check out the comments below.
Clinton Ulysess Bergonio Battung says:
The most annoying candidate bringing disgrace in the Philippines. Spreading information!
Tet Alfante says:
1st, the mere fact she asked that racist question to Miss Austria was already uncalled for. 2nd, adding insult to injury by making that idiotic comment about our president was a total jaw drop! I wish you nothing but total LOSS in the pageant!!!! Oh! She’s handled by the Araneta’s who is Mar Roxas tribe, that’s why!!!
Rinse Galupo calls for a boycott:
Shame on you! Be fair enough! #boycott na
Monaquel UniQue M. Dilla says:
You really cant have it all… Jeske panay ganda wa utak kalokaaaaa
Jillianne Sydney Aquino DelaPaz says:
Less talk, less bullshit.. Puro ganda ka te, isip isip muna bago ka magsalita ha?
An Sophia Lumbania says:
You are just a pretty face Imelda!
Reis Tiongson says:
Seryoso? Nakakahiya sa Austria, naku eto atang pageant na wish ko matalo na lang muna tayo. Insensitive ng Representative natin. 🙁
Hong Ping-ping Bi says:
Well that’s a very awkward topic to start off with hahahahahaha I bet Ms. Austria was uncomfortable 😂😂😂
Because Ms. Ph is taking the name, Hitler, very lightly that she may have looked very insensitive 😂
Akward moment of Austria and Philippines during the live video of Imelda Bautista Schweighart
Imelda : Is Hitler from Austria?
Miss Austria : Ok that's a BAD question because we normally don't really talk about Hitler but yes he is
Imelda: Oh my God our President is doing Hitler stuff here in the Philippines
Miss Austria: That's crazy!!!!!
Posted by Pageant Central on Monday, October 10, 2016
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Source: Pageant Central