Beauty queen trainer Jonas Antonio Gaffud issued a statement regarding the incident that happened between former Miss Universe Pia Wurtbach and Brunei-based Filipina businesswoman Kathelyn Dupaya. On her Instagram account, Kathelyn detailed how Pia treat her group during her stay in Brunei. After the said posting, Kathelyn seemed to have deactivated or deleted her original account.
Kathelyn alleged that the Hermes bag she gave Pia was authentic and original contrary to the accusation of Pia that it was a fake. Kathelyn also said that Pia should be thankful to all the accommodations she accorded Pia and her group during her stay in Brunei.
On Facebook, Jonas issued the following statement in defense of Pia.