Imelda Bautista Schweighart resigns as Miss Philippines-Earth

Beauty queen Imelda Bautista Schweighart relinquished her crown as Miss Philippines Earth after a series of controversies arised. Carousel Productions and Miss Philippines Earth accepted her resignation.

Imelda failed to reach the top 16 of Miss Earth 2016. Miss Ecuador Katherine EspĂ­n won the crown.

2016 Miss Philippines-Air Kiara Giel Gregorio is reportedly taking over the crown vacated by Imelda.

(Photo source: Instagram – @imahartiesofficial)