Miss World PH director Cory Quirino defends Megan Young from bashers, says, "We’ve proven that the Filipina is the most beautiful woman in

Just don’t feed the trolls.

ABS-CBNNews.com reports that the Philippine organizer of the Miss World pageant has issued a statement on Wednesday, October 2 defending beauty queen Megan Young after a basher made a viral Facebook post calling the actress and Filipinos "filthy and uneducated maids."

The report quoted Cory Quirino, the national director of Miss World Philippines as saying that Young's historic win as the first Filipina crowned as Miss World is not only her personal honor but the country's as well. "We have made history and have proven once and for all that the Filipina is the most beautiful woman in the world! Mabuhay ang Pilipinas," she said.


On Tuesday, October 1 a certain Devina DeDiva criticized Young's win as Miss World 2013 in a Facebook post that has made the rounds on social networking sites. Referring to Filipinos, DeDiva allegedly said, "They are poor, smelly from cleaning toilets and uneducated... They are mostly filthy maids and will be only of that status. End of story." Young's basher became the number 1 trending topic on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon because of her post.


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