MANILA, Philippines – The heartbreaking loss of two Pinays, first runner-up Jodilly Pendre and 2nd runner-up Katarina Rodriguez to Malaysian Sheena Liam on Asia’s Next Top Model on April 9 drew mixed reactions from fans of the show – and of the models.
Both Jodilly and Katarina performed strongly throughout the season, although Jodilly in particular, with her strong pictures and runway walk, was considered one of the favorites to win.
But in the end, Malaysian Sheena Liam, who previously had a few rocky moments during the season, took home the title.
Fans of the show took to Twitter to air their reactions to the show –some of support for Sheena, although many also aired their disappointment that Jodilly did not take home the top prize.
A majority have so far expressed their dismay that Jodilly did not win the title when she had received superlatives throughout the competition.
Here are some of the social media reactions that appeared moments after the big announcement.
What do you think? Did you have high hopes for Jodilly or Katarina or do you think Sheena makes a great Top Model? Let us know in the comments below. – Rappler.com