Several netizens are calling on Twitter users to report the poser of Miss Universe Philippines 2021 Beatrice Luigi Gomez on the micro-blogging platform.
The Twitter user with handle @bealuigigomez has joined Twitter in December 2009.
Its bio also made it appear that it is Gomez as it included the designation of the Cebuana beauty on its profile including: Miss Universe Philippines 2021 and Navy reservist Sgt. It likewise claimed that the account is managed by MUPh Org.
Since Gomez won in September, the account has been posting updates the country’s Miss Universe rep. It is also posting tweets that made it seem like Gomez is the one tweeting.
However, a cursory check on the profile also showed that it used to be an account posing as Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo.
It used to post updates about Mateo and her activities.
This was also noticed by some Twitter users who called the poser out.
— Marlon España (@MisterCrab888) December 12, 2021
They also urged fellow Twitter users to report the fake account.
“Report!! Fake account!!!” one Twitter user said.
“Fake account btw beware,” a Twitter user warned.
“Please report account,” another tweeted.
As of writing, the account has 112.6k followers.
Its last post was: “Bring it ON!!!” accompanied by several heart emojis in LGBT community color.
Bring it ON!!! ❤️🧡💛💖💚💙💜 #70thMissUniverse
— Beatrice Luigi Gomez (@BeaLuigiGomez) December 12, 2021
Gomez is the country’s first LGBT member Miss Universe candidate.
She is competing against more than 70 others in the competition being held in Israel.