MANILA – Philippine bet Rachel Peters finally had the opportunity to meet the reigning Miss Universe, Iris Mittenaere of France.
Peters and Mittenaere had a meal at Buca di Beppo in Las Vegas together with Miss Universe 2017 candidates from Italy, Ghana, USA, and Japan as part of the pre-pageant activities.
“Finally met the gorgeous Iris Mittenaere,” Peters said in an Instagram post on Wednesday.
Mittenaere was crowned Miss Universe 2016 by Pia Wurtzbach of the Philippines last January in Manila.
The country’s representative at the time was Maxine Medina, who finished in the Top 6.
The Miss Universe 2017 pageant will be held in Las Vegas on November 27 (Manila time).
WATCH the 66th Miss Universe pageant on November 27, 8 am (Manila time) on ABS-CBN's Channel 2