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Pia Wurtzbach urges Miss U Instagram handlers to block users spreading hate in comments

Pia Wurtzbach has expressed deep concern about the spread of hate in the comments section of the official Miss Universe Instagram account.

The Miss Universe 2015 queen spoke out after the Miss Universe page shared a screencap of her tweet that read “To anyone who’s going through something, kapit lang (hold on). We’re here for you!”

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“Hi! Aside from posting pictures, positive messages, updates about Cat, why not take time to scroll thru the comments also and block the ones that are spreading hate on this page,” she addressed the account handlers in the comments section of the post.

“Miss Universe celebrates unity in diversity. Miss Universe uplifts, empowers and inspires. I think the [Instagram] account (and comments that everyone can see) should reflect that also,” she added.

She pointed out that the comments have become toxic and said that it is not what the pageant is about. “No more bullying and spreading hate on this page, please,” she pleaded.

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Read Pia’s full statement below:

Pia Wurtzbach comment Miss Universe Instagram online bullying - Pia Wurtzbach urges Miss U Instagram handlers to block users spreading hate in comments

Source: Instagram.com/missuniverse

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