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Duterte said, "Hindi pwede. I'm going to talk to the Miss Universe na dapat hindi siya so that's my problem. I don't want him to be the host of the Miss Universe."
During the coronation night of Miss Universe 2015 last December, Steve Harvey inadvertently announced Ariadna Gutierrez (Miss Colombia) as the winner before Pia Wurtzbach (Miss Philippines).
Tourism Secretary Teo said the she will depute a female co-host from the Philippines for the said event to do the hosting duties with Harvey to conciliate the President.
"Para medyo hindi talagang magagalit ang Presidente, siguro maglalagay ako ng girl from the Philippines that will co-host," Teo said.
Meanwhile, the group of Chavit Singson has raised, up to the present, half of the amount of the $11M requirement of the Miss Universe organization. -JSP