MANILA – Former “Pinoy Big Brother” housemate Vickie Rushton showed her appreciation to all those who have supported her in her journey to becoming a candidate of Binibining Pilipinas 2018.
The official list of 40 candidates have been released and it includes Rushton, who won Mutya ng Pilipinas back in 2011.
She now has a chance to compete in international pageants. Bb. Pilipinas sends representatives to Miss Universe, Miss International, Miss Supranational, Miss Grand International, Miss Intercontinental, and Miss Globe.
“It’s official! The support that you give me is so overwhelming,” she said in an Instagram post on Tuesday. “I may not get to reply to all the messages and tweets, but know that it makes my heart smile. Thank you very much! You inspire me.”
“Thank you Vicktorious for staying until 2 a.m.,” she added, referring to her fan group. “I really appreciate the love, effort, and support that you give. Sending my love to everyone!”
In a previous interview, Rushton said she initially planned to start her pageant training in 2016.
Aside from being Mutya ng Pilipinas 2011, Rushton also won Lin-ay sang Negros, a beauty pageant in Negros Occidental, in 2009.
She last appeared in the ABS-CBN primetime series “Ang Probinsyano” starring Coco Martin.