Pia Wurtzbach Calls for Kindness and Respect Amidst Hate Comments

Pia Wurtzbach urged netizens to stop pitting women against each other and pulling other people down as she spoke up about the hate comments she’s been getting online.

In the comments section of her Instagram Reel that showed the highlights of her attendance at the Paris Fashion Week, the beauty queen posted a response to shut down all the hate comments, which also serves as an important reminder this Women’s Month!

“Hey everyone! I’ve been seeing all these nasty comments, below the belt name calling, and accusations aimed towards others. I think we all need to be reminded that this bickering, pitting women against each other, and pointing fingers isn’t right. Please stop fighting,” she wrote.


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This came after the Miss Universe 2015 titleholder received comments calling her a “copycat” and allegations that she wasn’t invited to the fashion shows she recently attended.

She even reminded her supporters, who defended her, not to pull others down, recalling the same thing she did in Binibining Pilipinas and Miss Universe.

“I want to ask everyone, my supporters especially, as I always did even years ago during my Binibini or Miss Universe days, please do not pull other people down, lest to defend me. That is not what I want. And that’s not what I stand for,” she added.

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Pia called for respect and emphasized that there’s always a place for everyone to stand out, “Let’s respect each other and the work being put in by everyone — and not ruin it just because people online can’t get along. There is so much room in this world for everyone to shine.”

Amidst the hate comments, many of her supporters, including celebrity photographer Magic Liwanag, beauty queen and model Christi McGarry, and her sister Sarah Wurtzbach, left positive and empowering messages in the comments section.

Three years in the making, Pia debuted at the Paris Fashion Week in October 2023. Her husband, Jeremy Jauncey, previously revealed the beauty queen’s struggles and hard work to achieve this milestone. He even mentioned that Pia was told she’d never make it to fashion weeks.

According to the influencer marketing platform Lefty, Pia joined the list of most visible influencers during the Milan Fashion Week, securing the sixth spot with $2.95 million earned media value.

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