Imelda Schweighart Resigns As Miss Philippines Earth 2016

Imelda Schweighart has resigned from her post as Miss Philippines – Earth 2016, according to local reports.

Imelda Bautista Schweighart Miss Puerto Princesa City Miss Philippines Earth 2016

A report from ABS-CBN said that Imelda and her mom met with executives of Carousel Productions, the group behind the Miss Earth tilt earlier today. The resignation was accepted at 5:52 pm.

The voluntary resignation came after Imelda’s mother was reportedly worried by the heavy bashing her daughter received on social media.

As a result of her resignation, first-runner up┬áKiara Giel Gregorio will fulfill all of Schweighart’s remaining obligations.

Gregorio, who joined as a representative of the Filipino community in London, is a pre-law student.

Imelda made headlines earlier after her controversial “Hitler” remarks with┬áMiss Austria. The Philippine representative failed to make the top 16 in this year’s pageant, with Miss Ecuador taking the top spot.

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