Thursday, July 29, 2010

Maria Isabel Lopez

Maria Isabel Lopez

Ma. Isabel Lopez was proclaimed Bb. Pilipinas-Universe in 1982. Her witty answer to the question of Rita Gomez showed her to be one of the most articulate and liberal beauty queens.

For her final question, she was asked by a judge, the late actress Ms. Rita Gomez—if she was still a virgin at that time and she replied by asking back, "Will it make me win the crown if I said yes?" The contestant, Maria Isabel Lopez, was proclaimed the 1982 Bb. Pilipinas-Universe.

She was almost disqualified from representing the Philippines in the Miss Universe Pageant for being a former Gerard Peter model. In 1983, she was launched as a movie star in a big budgeted movie Sana Bukas pa ang Kahapon. She co-starred with
with a big cast headed by Hilda Koronel, Dindo Fernando, Lorna Tolentino, Anthony Castelo and Jay Ilagan. Hwe movie Isla, a very controversial movie directed by Celso Ad Castillo. Isla, ECP production, installed Ms. Lopez as the new bold star.

After being away for six years in the early 90's and two years in the early 2000, she is again active in the television.

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