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Pia Wurtzbach headlines fashion show in Cebu for HIV/AIDS awareness

Jul 02, 2019 - 7:30 AM

'Etuf: Cebu’s Premier Fashion Auction for HIV/AIDS Advocacy' happens on July 6

Photo by Dion Besa/Rappler

Pia Wurtzbach defends Vickie Rushton: Nerves can happen to the best of us

Jun 10, 2019 - 10:07 AM

'My heart also breaks for Vickie. I hope she can try again. I believe this girl is smart,' says Pia Wurtzbach in an Instagram story

FAN FAVORITE. Vickie Rushton was among the frontrunners going into the finals night. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Catriona Gray, Pia Wurtzbach lead Miss Universe Philippines 2019 charity gala

Jun 05, 2019 - 3:42 PM

The 40 candidates of Bibinining Pilipinas 2019 join Catriona and Pia in an event for the benefit of Young Focus and Love Yourself

Photos by Dion Besa/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Pia Wurtzbach, Martin Nievera lead star-studded Love Gala 2019

May 12, 2019 - 11:28 PM

The Love Gala brings together advocates for HIV/AIDS awareness and raises funds for Love Yourself Philippines

Photo by Dion Besa/Rappler

Mother knows best: PH stars, Binibining Pilipinas candidates on what they learned from their moms

May 11, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Pia Wurtzbach, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, and Tom Rodriguez talk about the lessons the number one women in their lives imparted

Pia Wurtzbach leads benefit gala 'The Universe Gives Back'

May 10, 2019 - 3:15 PM

The fashion gala is one of the projects that the Miss Universe Philippines and Binibining Pilipinas will hold before the June 9 coronation night

Photo by Alexa Villano / Rappler

LOOK: Pinay celebrities sketched as Disney princesses

May 07, 2019 - 2:38 PM

Artist Kenneth Jayson Recto sketches actresses such as Liza Soberano as Belle and Maymay Entrata as Mulan

LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach, Catriona Gray meet in New York

May 07, 2019 - 10:30 AM

The two meet in New York and spent time with the Miss Universe Organization staff

Pia Wurtzbach says she would play Darna if given the chance

Apr 10, 2019 - 10:54 AM

The beauty queen is a fan favorite to play the superhero

PIA WURTZBACH. The beauty queen says Darna is the 'role of a lifetime.' File photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

WATCH: How Michael Cinco recreated Pia Wurtzbach's iconic blue dress

Mar 31, 2019 - 5:38 PM

The Dubai based designer recreates the iconic gown for Madame Tussauds

LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach's Madame Tussauds wax figure

Mar 28, 2019 - 2:02 PM

Pia is the first Filipino to get a wax figure from Madame Tussauds

Photo by Alexa Villano /Rappler

Pia Wurtzbach to star in 'offbeat' Black Sheep movie

Mar 07, 2019 - 11:11 AM

The beauty queen and actress says she dreams of playing a superhero one day

WATCH: Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach interviews 'Captain Marvel' star Brie Larson

Mar 05, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Two female powerhouses in one interview? Sign us up, please!

Pia Wurtzbach, KZ Tandingan, Ian Veneracion are the NCCA's new art ambassadors

Jan 23, 2019 - 7:30 AM

The 3 will lead the arts month celebration in February

LOOK: Sharon Cuneta, Pia Wurtzbach to grace PBA as muses

Jan 08, 2019 - 5:49 PM

Yam Concepcion, Kylie Verzosa and Alyssa Valdez will also provide glitz and glamor on the hardcourt

QUEEN AND MEGASTAR. Pia Wurtzbach and Sharon Cuneta banner the upcoming PBA season's bevy of muses. File photos by Precious del Valle/Rappler (Wurtzbach) and Rob Reyes/Rappler (Cuneta)


HOAX: Miss Universe ‘bans’ mixed-ethnicity Filipinos from competing

Dec 25, 2018 - 4:36 PM

There are no official changes to the rules of the Miss Universe competition or the Binibining Pilipinas pageant

Three stories that will make you want to spread hugs this Christmas

Dec 21, 2018 - 1:42 PM

Take some time to hug a loved one today!

LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach and Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray share a moment

Dec 17, 2018 - 1:42 PM

So much beauty queen realness in a photo!

PINAY PRIDE. The former and reigning Miss Universe queens share a photo after the coronation on December 17. Screenshot from Instagram.com/piawurtzbach

LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach, Julia Barretto, Derek Ramsay get stars at Eastwood Walk of Fame

Dec 11, 2018 - 3:24 PM

Pia, Julia, and Derek are among this year's personalities inducted in the Walk of Fame in Eastwood

LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach is Ginebra’s 2019 calendar girl

Oct 24, 2018 - 2:09 PM

From beauty queen to calendar girl

CALENDAR GIRL. Pia Wurtzbach graces Ginebra's 2019 calendar. Photo courtesy of Ginebra San Miguel

Duterte’s medical tests, Spotify, Pia Wurtzbach | Evening wRap

Sep 24, 2018 - 9:11 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach first Filipino to get Madame Tussauds statue

Sep 24, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Her wax statue is set to be unveiled in Hong Kong early 2019

SOON IN HONG KONG. Madame Tussauds Hong Kong artists brought hair samples to match Pia's€™s current hair color Photo courtesy of Buensalido PR

Pia Wurtzbach calls on Philippine Senate to pass SOGIE equality bill

Aug 13, 2018 - 6:06 PM

'There is a misconception that the bill goes against our religious beliefs, our religious freedom, but that is far from the truth,' says Pia

IN PHOTOS: Pia Wurtzbach joins AirAsia as brand ambassador

Jul 19, 2018 - 11:13 AM

Pia celebrates with AirAsia as it was named 'World's Best Low-Cost Airline' for the 10th time

LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach finally meets Super Junior's Siwon

Jun 30, 2018 - 11:41 PM

The two meet after Super Junior's concert at the Mall of Asia Arena

BIG FAN. Pia Wurtzbach meets Super Junior's Siwon Choi after the group's concert at the Mall of Asia Arena. Screenshot from Instagram/@piawurtzbach

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe queens, World's Strongest Man join 'Grit and Glam' fashion show

May 09, 2018 - 10:50 AM

Pia Wurtzbach, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Iris Mittenaere, and Hafthor Bjornsson lead the fun evening at the Cove

Photo by Alecs Ongcal

Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Iris Mittenaere back in Manila

May 05, 2018 - 4:29 PM

Demi-Leigh and Iris are part of a fashion show, along with Pia Wurtzbach

'My Perfect You' review: Glossy romantic escape

Mar 20, 2018 - 3:10 PM

The film shows the relationship between the world of the audience and their thirst for erstwhile fantasies

Why Pia Wurtzbach turned down a chance to appear in U.S. 'Big Brother'

Mar 12, 2018 - 8:41 PM

Pia gives her advice to people waiting for their big break, plus her thoughts on the Bb Pilipinas chances of fan favorites Catriona Gray and Michele Gumabao

Pia Wurtzbach on CBB / Bb Pilipinas /Acting

Pia Wurtzbach gets real: 'Believe in what you stand for, you will find a way to achieve your goals’

Mar 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM

In this social experiment, Filipinos from different backgrounds are asked questions on what it takes to make your goals into a reality

Richard Gutierrez to host Bb Pilipinas 2018

Mar 12, 2018 - 7:00 AM

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach is also returning as host for coronation night

WATCH: Gerald Anderson, Pia Wurtzbach get to know each other in 'My Perfect You'

Mar 03, 2018 - 9:21 PM

Will love get a second chance?

WATCH: Pia Wurtzbach plays enthusiastic camp director in 'My Perfect You'

Mar 01, 2018 - 1:10 PM

Pia showcases her funny side as Abi alongside Gerald Anderson

LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach models for Sherri Hill in New York Fashion Week 2018

Feb 10, 2018 - 3:19 PM

Pia walks the runway in two of the designer's outfits

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

How to get pageant perfect skin

Feb 02, 2018 - 5:43 PM

Love Pia W's flawless face? Meet the doctor who makes it happen

Miss Colombia 2015 Ariadna Gutierrez joins U.S. edition of 'Celebrity Big Brother'

Jan 29, 2018 - 7:40 PM

The former Colombian beauty queen is one of the 11 celebrities entering the house

WATCH: Patrick Starrr does Pia Wurtzbach's makeup!

Dec 20, 2017 - 4:09 PM

The Filipino social media star does Pia's makeup for the Miss Universe 2017 coronation night

5 fun facts about the movie 'Gandarrapiddo: The Revenger Squad'

Dec 17, 2017 - 7:33 PM

Vice Ganda teams up with Daniel Padilla and Pia Wurtzbach as superheroes under the direction of Joyce Bernal

Vice Ganda is making his superhero dreams a reality

Dec 16, 2017 - 8:00 PM

The comedian talks about his rumored feud with Coco Martin and his 'Gandarrapiddo: The Revenger Squad' co-stars, Pia Wurtzbach and Daniel Padilla

DREAM ROLE. Vice Ganda says playing a superhero is one of the role he wanted to do. All photos by Rob Reyes/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: The Miss Universe 2017 candidates model for a cause

Dec 07, 2017 - 10:02 PM

The last three Miss Universe winners, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Iris Mittenaere, and Pia Wurtzbach lead the fashion show for a cause

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Iris Mittenaere tour Manila

Dec 06, 2017 - 9:38 PM

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach also joins the ladies at a press conference

Photo by Alexa Villano/Rappler

WATCH: Vice Ganda, Daniel Padilla, Pia Wurtzbach in 'Gandarrapiddo: The Revenger Squad' trailer

Dec 01, 2017 - 2:28 PM

Vice Ganda, Pia Wurtzbach, and Daniel Padilla play superheroes in the film

De Castro testimony, Dela Rosa on Reuters report, UAAP Finals | Evening wRap

Nov 29, 2017 - 7:36 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

Pia Wurtzbach speaks out against revealing drug suspect's HIV status

Nov 29, 2017 - 12:36 PM

Like many social media users, Miss Universe 2015 calls out the PDEA and a media outlet for revealing the HIV status of a drug suspect

Pia Wurtzbach congratulates Rachel Peters, wishes good reign for Demi-Leigh

Nov 28, 2017 - 2:37 PM

'Keep your head up. We’re all so proud of you,' Pia tells Rachel, who placed in the Top 10

Philip Stein opens Solaire shop

LIVE BLOG: Miss Universe 2017 coronation night

Nov 26, 2017 - 11:05 AM

Rachel Peters competes for the country's 4th Miss Universe crown

Why Miss Universe loves Las Vegas

Nov 21, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The pageant is hosted in Las Vegas for the 6th time

Miss Universe 2016, Iris Mittenaere with the contestants during the welcome event at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Thursday, November 16th. The Miss Universe contestants are touring, filming, rehearsing and preparing to compete for the Miss Universe crown in Las Vegas. Tune in to the FOX telecast at 7:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed on Sunday, November 26, live from the AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas to see who will become the next Miss Universe. HO/The Miss Universe Organization

Pia Wurtzbach to judge Miss Universe 2017

Nov 16, 2017 - 10:41 AM

Pia and Steve Harvey are set to reunite, as Steve returns as coronation night host