2012 Miss U runner-up Janine Tugonon returns home for Miss U-Phl coronation?

Janine Tugonon


Former beauty queen Janine Tugonon has indicated she will return to the country despite the coronavirus pandemic.

This is for the upcoming first coronation of Miss Universe Philippines on October 25.

Based on the online posts of the 30-year-old pure Pinay model, she said she could not refuse her pageant mentor Jonas Gaffud.

Gaffud is now the creative and events director of the MUP organization.

If you recall, Tugonon performed the “cobra walk” in her Miss Universe stint in 2012 where she was named first runner up.

Miss Universe was crowned American contestant Olivia Culpo.

It is learned that just one year after leaving the Philippines, he became a permanent resident of the US after obtaining a “green card.”