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The first Bebot 2006 is a one-day beauty pageant that was held on 4 February 2006. It is one of the two editions held in 2006 and the second overall edition of Bebot.

Bebot is an iconic beauty pageant for local male celebrities who are dressed in drag. The contestants flaunt their beauty, talent, and wit to compete for the crown and the pageant title.

Bianca Gwendolyn Balatbat (Wendell Ramos) was crowned as the grand winner of February edition of Bebot 2006. Chloe Denise Patawaran (Rainier Castillo) placed as first runner-up, while Maria Popsicle Dimagiba (Jomari Yllana) won as the second runner-up.

Overview

Contestant selection

Four local male celebrities who are willing to dress in drag were invited to compete in the segment. The celebrities competed under witty stage names. The celebrities who entered the competition included Antonio Aquitania, Rainier Castillo, Wendell Ramos, and Jomari Yllana.  

Eat Bulaga! hosts Jose Manalo and Michael V also joined the beauty competition. Jose Manalo entered the pageant as Sharmaine Fiona Kong, while Michael V joined as Fredda Torra, an alien diva that parodies Diva Plavalaguna from the 1997 science fiction film The Fifth Element.

The six contestants were paired with an Eat Bulaga! host to be their manager. The hosts helped them prepare for the competition.

Main pageant

The second edition of the Bebot beauty pageant was held on Saturday, 4 February 2006.

The six candidates underwent a talent portion and a question-and-answer portion. After the introductory walk, the contestants then provided impressive performances in the talent portion. Their intelligence and wit were then tested in the question-and-answer portion with the panel of judges providing a different question to each of the contestants.

Bianca Gwendolyn Balatbat was hailed as the grand winner of the February edition of Bebot 2006 after receiving the highest score from the judges.

Chloe Denise Patawaran bagged the title of first runner-up as well as the special Miss Telegenic award. Maria Popsicle Dimagiba was declared as the second runner-up.

Antoinette Helen Gambongga won the Viewer's Choice award after receiving the most text votes from home viewers. Meanwhile, Sharmaine Fiona Kong won the special Miss Talent award.

Hosts

Below is a list of hosts who were involved in the presentation of the segment during its one-day run.

  • Vic Sotto
  • Anjo Yllana

  • Joey de Leon

  • Allan K


Results

Bebot 2006 Candidates
Contestant Drag Name
Antonio Aquitania Antoinette Helen Gambonga
Rainier Castillo Chloe Denise Patawaran
Jose Manalo Sharmaine Fiona Kong
Wendell Ramos Bianca Gwendolyn Balatbat
Michael V Fredda Torra
Jomari Yllana Maria Popsicle Dimagiba


Final results

Contestant Drag Name Result
Wendell Ramos Bianca Gwendolyn Balatbat Grand winner
Rainier Castillo Chloe Denise Patawaran First runner-up
Jomari Yllana Maria Popsicle Dimagiba Second runner-up
  Special Awards
Award Contestant Drag Name
Voter's Choice Antonio Aquitania Antoinette Helen Gambonga
Best in Talent Jose Manalo Sharmaine Fiona Kong
Best in Long Gown Wendell Ramos Bianca Gwendolyn Balatbat
Miss Telegenic Rainier Castillo Chloe Denise Patawaran
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