Since the release of Miss Universe Philippines 2021 delegates, a lot of familiar faces have stood out. One of those faces is actress Kisses Delavin who is representing her hometown, Masbate. ICYDK, Kisses has always been open about her interest in pageants. Even before joining show biz, she has been actively participating in local beauty contests. So it was only a matter of time she joined a national pageant—and there’s no bigger stage or more prestigious crown to covet than Miss Universe Philippines.
Having bagged the top spot for the Headshot Challenge and Video Introduction Challenge, Kisses made sure to impress with the recent Runway Challenge of the competition. Since the videos were uploaded on YouTube, the candidate reels have been trending all over the internet!
Filipinos generally love pageants and actively comment on social media, and netizens could not help but get witty after seeing all the candidates’ runway walks. In recent years, people have come to name a candidates’ signature stride—from Shamcey Supsup’s Tsunami Walk to Catriona Gray’s famous Lava Walk—it has become a habit of local pageant fans to give our queen’s step a catchy name.
The Internet Calls Kisses Delavin's Miss Universe Runway Walk the "Ostrich Walk"
But as early as this stage of the competition, netizens have already given creative and unique names for the candidates’ pasarelas and no one stood out more than Kisses Delavin’s so-called Ostrich walk.
According to a netizen, Kisses has a unique pasarela because of how her upper body synchronizes with her hips as she walks. Hence, calling it the Ostrich Walk.
Another name that was going around was the Cobra walk. But we have to admit, it’s not as catchy.
No matter what her runway walk is called, netizens have been loving the uniqueness and originality of her stride.
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