WATCH: Who Among this Year’s Miss Universe Candidates Does Gazini Ganados Wish to be Friends With?

Long before Miss Universe Philippines 2019 Gazini Ganados took to the Miss Universe stage in Atlanta, Georgia in the US to wave the Filipino flag for this year’s prestigious pageant, the Cebuana beauty took the time to share the five Miss Universe candidates she loves to bond with after following their videos and social media content online–and this actually included the recently-crowned Miss Universe queen Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi.

Frederika Cull, Miss Indonesia (@frederikacull)

Miss Indonesia Frederika Cull has a special place in Ganados’ heart after the former immediately congratulated her when she was crowned Miss Universe Philippines, but she wants to get to know her better after finding her online. “I looked at her Instagram and I saw how beautiful and sophisticated this lady is,” said Ganados. She also compliments the work Cull puts into working out and getting her body competition-ready, as well as the fact that she’s also a dog lover.

Zozibini Tunzi, Miss South Africa (@zozitunzi)

Ganados admits she chose Zozibini Tunzi as one of the people she’d like to meet because of their similar names. “The moment she won, all the pageant fans went crazy and started tagging me in her photos,” she shares. “I like her name—it’s so sassy, but so smooth at the same time.” She also admires Tunzi for her advocacies in women’s rights and equality, as well as her work in fashion.

Fahsai Paweensuda Drouin, Miss Thailand (@paweensuda)

Miss Thailand Fahsai Paweensuda Drouin and Ganados go back to when the former joined Miss Earth in 2017, and the latter rooted for her to win Miss Universe Thailand. “I’m so happy she’s going to be one of my sisters in this competition,” she says. “I’m pretty sure she will rock the universe.” Ganados compliments Drouin’s fierceness, elegance, natural looks, and her charity work.

Julia Horta, Miss Brazil (@juliahorta)

Ganados is excited to meet Julia Horta of Brazil because of her smiling and approachable demeanor. “I want to be her friend if she’s always smiling and bubbly,” she says. She also praises Horta for being into muay thai, which she also does, sports, as well as her fashion sense.

Gabriela Tafur, Miss Colombia (@gabrielatafur)

Colombia’s Gabriela Tafur struck a chord immediately with Ganados the moment she saw her on Instagram. “The first thing that I noticed when I checked out her Instagram was her abs when she was on the beach,” she says, and shares that Tafur’s similarities to a friend is what personally makes her interesting. On a related note, Ganados is also in awe of Colombia for the beautiful ladies the country always sends to international competitions.

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