Catriona captivates The Big Apple

Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray took New York City by storm during her media tour of popular US TV programs.  

Catriona captivates  The Big Apple
Miss Universe Catriona Gray strutting the streets of New York City. 
Wearing a yellow, long-sleeved dress, unmindful of the chilly 0°C weather, the ‘Most Beautiful Woman in the Universe’ opened her Big Apple tour with a live interview on Good Morning America with host Ginger Zee on Jan. 7, which happened to be her 25th birthday (Jan. 6 in Manila).  

On her 5-minute live interview, she said that she was open to the idea of performing in a benefit show where she could sing for her fans. Zee described Gray “gorgeous inside and out” after she talked about her number one passion of helping poor children receive free education.

Gray proceeded to Live With Kelly & Ryan show where she got a surprise from a group of boisterous Filipinos cheering at the balcony area and was greeted by hosts Ryan Seacrest and Kelly Ripa happy birthday. Gray also talked on her support to the children of Young Focus Foundation in Tondo, Manila. Gray was praised on her debut on US TV shows as being articulate, engaging, eloquent and a natural charmer.

Gray, who changed from yellow to a body-hugging red dress, also dropped by in “Celebrity Page” with correspondent Stephen Walker who got an impromptu lesson from Gray on how to do her famed Miss Universe ‘Lava walk and ‘slo-mo turn’.  Gray radiated a cheerful, sunny demeanor that made a mark with Walker while she talked about her winning Miss Universe and her continuing charitable work.

Gray also granted an interview with GMA’s Jessica Soho for Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho as well as Inside Edition and Don Tagala of ABS-CBN North America News, covering her at the Mondrian Park Avenue where Gray got a surprise birthday party organized by her loving fans.

On the 2nd day of the media tour, she guested on AOL Build Series with Kerry Justich and was nearly got mobbed by paparazzi as she left the studio establishing her ‘being famous’ celebrity status. She was also on Fox 5’s Good Day New York with Rosanna Scotto and Lori Stokes, wearing a blue dress, where she mentioned an upcoming visit in Indonesia.

On the 3rd day, Gray, wearing a black and white checkered dress, was seen on Telemundo’s Suelta la Sopa, a top-rating celebrity Gossip and Entertainment News of the Latin entertainment world, where she was asked to sample eating Latin empanadas.

On her Instagram, Gray posted an invitation to visit which will have an ‘auction’ until Jan. 18 for various items from the Miss Universe 2018 competition including some national costumes of the candidates.​

Topics: Catriona Gray , Ginger Zee , Ryan Seacrest , Kelly Ripa , Live With Kelly & Ryan , Young Focus Foundation , Jessica Soho
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