|Subject: 7 fun facts: Laura Lehmann, Miss World Philippines 2017|
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Date Posted: 20:56:36 10/16/17 Mon
1. She is a sportscaster and travel host. After her runner-up finish in Bb. Pilipinas, Laura concentrated on sportscasting and hosting. She was the courtside reporter for the Ateneo Blue Eagles at the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) season 77 and 78. She also worked as a sports anchor for ABS-CBN's Sports in Action channel before taking a leave to compete. She also hosted the lifestyle show Listed.
2. She was part of the Philippine softball team. On her Instagram account, Laura wrote about her debut as an anchor for the sport she used to play.
3. She also models. Laura appeared in a number print ads and modeled for several brands including Folded & Hung and Facial Care Centre.
4. She remains in contact with her Bb. Pilipinas 2014 sisters. In an interview with reporters after the pageant, Laura said that despite their busy schedules, she and her pageant sisters – Bianca Guidotti, Parul Shah, Kris Janson, Yvethe Santiago, Hannah Ruth Sison, and MJ Lastimosa have remained close. In fact, all of them were present at the pageant except for MJ, who is in the US.
5. She's in a relationship. Laura has been dating former Ateneo Blue Eagle and now PBA player Von Pessumal. In an interview with ABS-CBN in 2015, Von said of Laura: "She’s super independent. She handles it all on her own...At this age, I think fellow young people are just starting to learn how to take care of themselves. But she’s been doing that all her life.”
6. Mark Bumgarner made her MWP finals gown. Mark, a favorite of actress Heart Evangelista, made Laura's gorgeous red gown for the finals. On Instagram, Laura shared how Mark encouraged her to have fun with the outfit.
7. On winning the Miss Multimedia award. Laura nabbed one of the most important fast track challenges of the pageant: the multimedia challenge. During the competition, host KC Montero asked her about her views on the internet.
- Not a Miss World material (NT) -- I'm sorry, 21:17:27 10/16/17 Mon
- WHEN is LaurA's send off bash?!!? (NT) -- hEiMLiCh, 21:47:12 10/16/17 Mon
- GOOD LUCK HIJA (NT) -- SENYORA, 00:06:48 10/17/17 Tue
- Mmmm off to a cooking school (NT) -- Tevaks, 05:08:41 10/17/17 Tue
- Mark Bumgarner who made her gown, used to be a race driver. He believes that women should be able to wear anything they want and feel good about it regardless of age. (NT) -- 💛 Evangelista, 14:55:48 10/17/17 Tue
- BEST representative to Miss WORLD since 2013. (NT) -- hEiMLiCh, 17:28:17 10/18/17 Wed
- Oh WoW! The latest news from Sanya according to reliable sources is that LaurA made an incredible impact during the audition for the Dances of the WORLD segment. (NT) -- Proud of LaurA Lehmann!, 23:05:41 10/20/17 Fri
- Laura's BF Von Pessumal (NT) -- Von-Von, 13:45:07 10/21/17 Sat
- Medyo gummy yung smile niya..but then again..Madam Julia was so aware of that "Catriona Gray" backlash last year..baka bigyan niya eto ng 1st runner-up placement this year ? (NT) -- Takot si Lola.., 01:28:47 10/22/17 Sun
- Laura will be 2nd Princess. (NT) -- ., 07:17:35 10/28/17 Sat
- ! Si (NT) -- Amigo Canto T., 00:42:48 10/29/17 Sun
- Laura FAILED to make the TOP-15! - Despite the strong presence of Filipinos: Father Rocky, National Director (Arnold Vegafria) and Megan Young, ex-Binibini, Laura could NOT even secure a semi-final spot! Julia Morley wants NEW faces for Miss WORLD! ... So take note: NO pageant veterans nor crossovers for MWP 2018! (NT) -- EAT humble pie, Pinoys!, 05:46:23 11/18/17 Sat
- biglang TAHIMIK si KURARA! (NT) -- VasCET?, 15:15:30 11/25/17 Sat