MANILA, Philippines – Chanel Olive Thomas, a former girlfriend of actor Jake Cuenca, is joining Miss Philippines Earth 2015.
According to the Miss Philippines Earth website, Filipino-Australian model Chanel’s name was among those included in the initial list of candidates. Chanel will represent San Antonio, Nueva Ecija.
“I am very excited and honored to be representing my mother and my aunties hometown San Antonio, Nueva Ecija for Miss Philippines Earth,” Chanel said in a Facebook message to Rappler.
Chanel said she will be training under Kagandahang Flores, the beauty camp that trained the likes of Miss Universe Philippines 2014 Mary Jean Lastimosa and Miss International 2013 Bea Rose Santiago.
Chanel is also a blogger on modelonabudget.com.
Chanel was formerly in a relationship with popular actor Jake Cuenca, who confirmed they were dating in April 2014. The two even appeared together in the Star Magic Ball in September.
Last January, in an interview with Pep, Jake confirmed that he and Chanel parted ways, saying that they tried to work it out and that it was a good breakup. Jake declined to elaborate on the reason, saying it was personal. – Rappler.com