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Rapinoe: World Cup champions USA to snub White House invite

Jul 10, 2019 - 3:38 PM

'You're excluding me. You're excluding people that look like me. You're excluding people of color,' Team USA star Megan Rapinoe tells President Donald Trump

POWER PAIR. Team USA, bannered by Megan Rapinoe (left) and Alex Morgan, says it doesn’t want to lend the platform it 'worked so hard to build.' Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

Rapinoe shines brightest at story-packed women's World Cup

Jul 08, 2019 - 12:24 PM

From winning the Golden Ball and the Golden Boot to the way she handled being attacked online by Donald Trump, Megan Rapinoe steals the show

FOOTBALL QUEENS. Megan Rapinoe leads USA to their fourth World Cup in 8 editions. Photo from FIBA Women's World Cup's Twitter account (@FIFAWWC)

Rapinoe bags Golden Ball and Golden Boot at Women's World Cup

Jul 08, 2019 - 7:54 AM

Playing what may have been her last World Cup, Megan Rapinoe proves yet again that she’s a star on and off the pitch

GOLDEN. Megan Rapinoe whoops it up with her teammates after emerging as the tournament’s best player. Photo by Philippe Desmazes/AFP

USA retains World Cup as Rapinoe, Lavelle sink Dutch

Jul 08, 2019 - 7:20 AM

Behind star captain Megan Rapinoe, Team USA turns back the Netherlands to capture a record-setting fourth overall Women's World Cup crown

PHENOMENAL. Team USA celebrates after completing its back-to-back World Cup title bid. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

Rapinoe blasts lack of respect for women's game before World Cup final

Jul 07, 2019 - 10:15 AM

‘There are two other finals going on but this is the World Cup final, this is like, cancel-everything day,’ says Megan Rapinoe

READY FOR ACTION. Megan Rapinoe assures fans that she will see action in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup final. Photo from the US women's national team Instagram

Morgan, USA hoping for more celebrations vs Dutch pretenders

Jul 06, 2019 - 4:59 PM

After all the talk on Alex Morgan's tea-sipping goal celebration, Team USA can't wait to put on a show

TEA TIME. Team USA star Alex Morgan says she’s surprised that her goal celebration turned controversial. Photo by Jean-Philippe Ksiazek/AFP

'Uniquely American' Rapinoe unfazed by Trump spat

Jul 04, 2019 - 3:19 PM

'I know I'm not perfect but I think that I stand for honesty and for truth,' says Team USA captain Megan Rapinoe after being blasted by President Donald Trump

United States' forward Megan Rapinoe celebrates after scoring a goal during the France 2019 Women's World Cup quarter-final football match between France and USA, on June 28, 2019, at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP)

Injured Rapinoe 'expects' to be fit for World Cup final

Jul 03, 2019 - 11:33 AM

Megan Rapinoe looks to see action after missing out on the semis clash against England

READY FOR ACTION. Megan Rapinoe assures fans that she will see action in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup final. Photo from the US women's national team Instagram

Megan Rapinoe accepts House invite after snubbing Trump

Jun 30, 2019 - 9:11 AM

Megan Rapinoe is heading to the House of Representatives as she accepts Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez' invitation

STANDING FIRM. Megan Rapinoe stars with a brace in the quarterfinal match against host France. Photo by Lionel Bonaventure/AFP

After Trump spat, Rapinoe powers U.S. in World Cup thriller

Jun 29, 2019 - 10:14 AM

Fiery Megan Rapinoe sinks host France as USA sets up a semifinal showdown against England

UNFORGETTABLE NIGHT. Megan Rapinoe and Team USA deliver a ruthless performance against France to keep their title defense going. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

Rapinoe urges U.S. teammates to join White House boycott

Jun 28, 2019 - 10:56 AM

Football star Megan Rapinoe says the controversy hasn't destabilized the team as USA gears up for its quarterfinal match versus France in the Women's World Cup

FIERY. US forward Megan Rapinoe says the administration 'doesn't fight for the same things we fight for.' Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

13-0 win 'part of growing the game,' says USA football captain

Jun 12, 2019 - 8:08 PM

Team USA records the biggest win in Women's World Cup history as Alex Morgan scores 5 goals in a 13-0 demolition of hapless Thailand

DISRESPECT? Alex Morgan (center) and Megan Rapinoe (right) whoop it up after a goal, but the Americans have also received criticisms for their wild goal celebrations in the one-sided game versus Thailand. Photo by Lionel Bonaventure/AFP

LOOK: Megan Young is ambassador for #ZeroHunger

Oct 18, 2018 - 12:15 PM

The actress and former Miss World titleholder lends her support to the Department of Agriculture and the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization

Miss World Philippines representatives: Where are they now?

Oct 07, 2018 - 7:15 AM

We take a look at some of the ladies who won the title in the past years

Designer Spotlight: Bessie Besana

Feb 10, 2018 - 12:19 PM

The up-and-coming fashion designer shares his story, which began with his love for beauty pageants

Laura Lehmann reflects on her Miss World 2017 journey

Nov 19, 2017 - 12:15 PM

'What’s important is that we live our lives with a smile and with a heart, because we are so lucky,' says Laura after failing to advance to the Top 15

IN PHOTOS: Megan Young hosts Miss World 2017

Nov 18, 2017 - 10:47 PM

Megan returns as co-host of the pageant for the 4th straight year

Megan Young says no marriage plans yet for her and Mikael Daez

Oct 09, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Megan talks about life and her new advocacy on World Smile Day

IN PHOTOS: Trend tracking at Miss World Philippines 2017

Sep 08, 2017 - 7:11 PM

It s not a proper pageant until you see the glitz and glamour of the evening gowns

Photo recap: Highlights, Miss World PH 2017 coronation night

Sep 04, 2017 - 10:13 AM

Catriona Gray crowns Laura Lehmann her successor

FULL LIST: Winners, Miss World Philippines 2017

Sep 04, 2017 - 1:04 AM

Laura Lehmann wins the title of Miss World Philippines 2017

Laura Lehmann wins Miss World Philippines 2017

Sep 04, 2017 - 12:58 AM

Laura is crowned by Miss World Philippines 2016 Catriona Gray

IN PHOTOS: Miss World PH 2017 evening gown competition

Sep 03, 2017 - 11:08 PM

The coronation night s evening gown competition was all glitter and glamour

EVENING GOWN COMPETITION. The Miss World Philippines 2017 contestants look elegant in their glittering gown. Photographed are #19 Joanna Marie Rabe, #7 Jane Darren Genobisa, #9 Teresita Ssen Marquez, #14 Cristina Marie Coloma, #20 Trizha Ocampo, #8 Nikki Deveza, #12 Henna Kaizelle Nicole Cajandig. All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Miss World PH 2017 swimsuit competition

Sep 03, 2017 - 10:34 PM

Check out some of the Miss World Philippines contestants during the coronation night s swimsuit competition

IN PHOTOS: Miss World Philippines 2017 charity gala

Sep 02, 2017 - 11:04 PM

The Miss World Philippines Organization is able to raise funds for the Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center as 6 ladies perform during the event

Miss World Philippines 2017 predictions : Who will win the crown?

Sep 02, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Pageant writer Voltaire Tayag gives his thoughts on this year s strong batch of ladies

Megan Young's advice to the Miss World PH 2017 candidates

Aug 05, 2017 - 11:48 AM

Megan surprises the ladies at a talk on social media at Rappler HQ

MEGAN YOUNG. Miss World 2013 drops by Rappler HQ to talk to the candidates of Miss World Philippines 2017. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

Megan Young is a consultant for Miss World Philippines 2017

Jul 09, 2017 - 2:04 PM

Megan says her plans in New York have been temporarily pushed back to give way to the Miss World Philippines competition and her other commitments in Manila

Philippines may host Miss World 2019 – Arnold Vegafria

Jul 07, 2017 - 7:17 PM

Miss World Philippines national director Arnold Vegafria is calling for support from the government and sponsors for the 2019 pageant

First runner up Miss Dominican Republic Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramirez (L); Miss World 2016 Stephanie Del Valle of Puerto Rico (C); and second runner up Miss Indonesia Natasha Mannuela (R) stand together after Del Valle's win in the Miss World 2016 pageant at the MGM National Harbor December 18, 2016 in Oxon Hill, Maryland. / AFP PHOTO / ZACH GIBSON

IN PHOTOS: Pia Wurtzbach, Megan Young, Kylie Verzosa mark PH Independence Day in New York

Jun 05, 2017 - 6:21 PM

The 3 beauty queens are part of the Philippine Independence Day parade in New York

WATCH: Pia Wurtzbach, Megan Young, Kylie Verzosa perform 'Dancing Queen'

May 27, 2017 - 8:20 PM

Mariel de Leon Katarina Rodriquez and Chanel Olive Thomas also perform Frank Sinatra s Just the Way You Are for Aces and Queens mentor Jonas Gaffud

Megan Young talks about pursuing her international career

May 24, 2017 - 11:27 PM

Megan also opens up about settling down with her longtime boyfriend Mikael Daez

WATCH: First 'Will and Grace' revival trailer released

May 16, 2017 - 12:28 PM

Will Grace Karen and Jack are back together with a musical number ahead of the show s premiere in fall 2017

‘Our Mighty Yaya’ review: Lacks originality and ambition

May 13, 2017 - 1:45 PM

Our Mighty Yaya is just too hollow to really make any impact

Megan Young ready to assist Miss World PH organization

Apr 23, 2017 - 11:54 AM

Megan also reveals she s set to undergo workshops in the US

IN PHOTOS: What the stars are up to for Holy Week 2017

Apr 11, 2017 - 10:10 PM

Our favorite celebrities take time off to go on vacation with family and friends

Megan Young signs with NY's Innovative Artists agency

Mar 12, 2017 - 1:45 PM

Megan signs with Innovative Artists in New York

Mikael Daez confirms relationship with Megan Young

Feb 12, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Mikael and Megan have been together for 6 years

LOOK: Pia, Megan, Kylie in one fabulous photo shoot

Dec 11, 2016 - 1:07 AM

Megan Young Pia Wurtzbach and Kylie Verzosa are photographed for a book titled The Crown: The Making of A Queen

WATCH: 'Will and Grace' is back for brand new mini-episode

Sep 27, 2016 - 3:04 PM

Karen wants to vote for Trump – but Will and Grace and later Jack – aren t having it

Screengrab from Twitter/ Sean Hayes

IN PHOTOS: 'Will and Grace' cast reunite 10 years after show finale

Sep 26, 2016 - 12:15 PM

Debra Messing Eric McCormack Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally post photos of their get together

Megan Fox, Brian Austin Green welcome baby boy

Aug 10, 2016 - 4:36 PM

A year after reports of their split Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green welcome their 3rd child Journey River

CONGRATULATIONS. Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green welcome their 3rd child together, Journey River. File photo shows the couple arriving at the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards in January 2013. File photo y Paul Buck/EPA

How Ilonggos take online political chatter to real-life engagement

May 03, 2016 - 1:38 PM

In the age of opinionated bots and contemptuous online memes is it possible to bring political dialogue offline and foster accountability?

Image courtesy Move Iloilo

LOOK: Megan Young, Olivia Jordan reunite during PH visit

Apr 20, 2016 - 12:52 PM

The two have been friends since their Miss World 2013 days

Megan Fox pregnant with 3rd child – reports

Apr 12, 2016 - 10:42 PM

UPDATED The actress shows off her baby bump at CinemaCon in Las Vegas

Twitter acts to curb 'abusive,' 'hateful' content

Dec 30, 2015 - 1:56 PM

The move comes with social networks under pressure from the US and other governments following attacks in Paris and California to do more to weed out those plotting violence

TWITTER. This November 7, 2013 file photo shows the logo of Twitter on the front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York. Photo by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Megan Young at Miss World 2015

Dec 19, 2015 - 10:27 PM

Miss World 2013 Miss Philippines Megan Young co hosts the event

Miss World PH 2015 Hillarie Danielle Parungao weighs in on China-PH ties

Dec 19, 2015 - 9:30 AM

Hillarie also shares her thoughts about the pageant s decision to remove the swimsuit portion starting this year

Megan Young to host Miss World 2015 in Sanya, China

Dec 18, 2015 - 1:03 PM

Megan who will be reunited with co host Tim Vincent will host the pageant for the second year in a row