The boyfriend of Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon is happy with her first runner-up finish in Miss Universe.
Watching from Manila, JP Santos said he is proud of his girlfriend, adding that he is excited to see her again.
Santos said he was confident that Tugonon would have a good showing in the pageant after she made it to the Top 5 during the rehearsals.
Santos and Tugonon have been together for eight months, having met at work.
Watch this video for Santos' message to his girlfriend.
Dateline Philippines, December 20, 2012
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