After being a mentor to some beauty queens, Kali Navea-Huff is joining the 2023 Miss Universe-Philippines.
Kali will be representing Pasig City in the forthcoming Miss Universe-Phils competition.
Being a mentor, Kali has gained enough self confidence to become this year's participant.
Her past trainees will bedcome her fellow competitors.
"Well, my frellow sisters will be my competitors this year.
"It's just amazing to see them flourish and now be my pageant sisters. And I'm so excited to compete alongside them." she mussed in her interview.
This is Kali's first national pageant.which she considers a wild ride.
To have my own moment n the spotlight and to bring my story with me, means a lot.
Kali was at the Aces & Queens camp, and served as a mentor to candidate who became winners like: Rabiya Mateo, Beatriz Luigi Gomez,.
"I was training them for Q&A, advocacies and some interview skills.
" To see them grow each year, not just as a mentee, but as a sister.
"My ultimte goal is to empower these young ladies not only those ladies I handles but for all the women across the country". she stressed.
It has been 15 years since veteran actress Lorna Tolentino became a widower.
The demise of former action star Rudy Fernandez in 2008 due to periampullary cancer left Lorna alone.
Is she open to having a relationship?
"Well, kung meron' oo naman. Kasi iniisip ko rin naman ung magaalaga sa akin pag tanda ko. I'm 61 at hindi na bumabata!hahaha!
Would it be an issue if she falls in love with a younger guy?
"Kahit ten years younger pa yan, pasok pa yan!hahaha!
Lorna has two sons with her deceased husband Rudy -Renz and Ralph Fernandez.
Will there be any problem with her sons?
"Naku!hindi naman kailangan ang permiso nila o pag-usapan ang ganung bagay. Kasi ako naman kung sino ang mahalin nila okay lang sa akin.So siguro ganun din sila.
"Kaya lang walang nanliligaw, e.Tsaka purotrabaho, siguro in God's perfect time,sa ngayon talagang kayod lang ng kayod habang meron!"
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