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Bebot 2019 is the sixth edition of Eat Bulaga!'s iconic beauty pageant for local male celebrities dressed in drag while impersonating either an international or local female personality. The contestants flaunt their beauty, talent, and wit to compete for the crown and the pageant title. The segment premiered on 5 August 2019 and concluded on 10 August 2019.

This 2019 edition ran for one week. It is part of the show's 40th anniversary resurgence of its "Tatak Eat Bulaga!segments, such as Little Miss Philippines, Mr. Pogi, and Maid in the PhilippinesThe short-lived revival of these segments is meant to give the new generation of Filipinos an opportunity to get a taste of the show's several iconic competitions. These segments are done in "limited engagement" only.

Kidney Spears (Buboy Villar) was crowned as grand winner of Bebot 2019. J. Low-Blood (Edgar Allan Guzman) was hailed as the first runner-up, while Shakira Brown (Clint Bondad) placed as second runner-up of the competition.

Overview

Contestant selection

Ten local male celebrities who are willing to dress in drag were invited to compete in the segment. Meanwhile, Blackylou Blanco (played by Wally Bayola) was no longer given the opportunity join the pageant after losing all of the previous editions. Instead, she was hired to co-host the segment.

Daily rounds

The daily rounds occurred from Monday 5 August to Friday, 9 August 2019. They were hosted by Bebot 2005 contestants Blackylou Blanco (Wally Bayola) or Precious Paola Nicole (played by Paolo Ballesteros).

There were a total of five daily rounds. Each daily round featured two new contestants who must compete against one another under witty names of the celebrities whom they were trying to impersonate. The contestants must first provide an impressive performance in the talent portion and then test their wit and intelligence in the interview portion.

The regular panel of judges for the daily rounds may include Allan K, Luane Dy, Pauleen Luna, Ruby Rodriguez, and Maine Mendoza. The criteria for judging were as follows:

  • 40% – Bebot beauty
  • 40% – Bebot talent
  • 20% – Bebot brains

The winner of the daily round received a cash prize and advanced to the grand finals.

Grand finals

The grand finals of Bebot 2019 was held on Saturday, 10 August 2019. It was hosted by Pia Guanio and Blackylou Blanco.

The panel of judges included model Sam Pinto, actor Derrick Monasterio, Binibining Pilipinas International 2014 Bianca Guidotto, actress Lovi Poe, and Bebot 2005 grand winner Paolo Ballesteros (as Precious Paola Nicole). The criteria for judging were the same as the daily rounds.

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Bebot 2019 winners

The five grand finalists underwent a talent portion and a question-and-answer portion. The contestants may either provide the same exact talent or have a different performance for the talent portion. Their wit and intelligence were tested in the interview portion with the panel of judges providing a different question to each of the finalists.

Kidney Spears was hailed as the grand winner of Mr. Pogi 2019, taking home ₱100,000. He then competed in the "Tatak Eat Bulaga!" grand showdown against the winners of other revived segments.

First runner-up J. Low Blood was awarded ₱30,000. Meanwhile, second runner-up Shakira Brown took home ₱20,000.

Hosts

Below is a list of hosts who have been involved in the segment at some point in its run. This may include main, co-, substitute, and one-time presenters.

  • Paolo Ballesteros (as Precious Paola Nicole)
  • Allan K
  • Pia Guanio
  • Maine Mendoza

  • Wally Bayola (as Blackylou Blanco)
  • Pauleen Luna
  • Luane Dy
  • Ruby Rodriguez


Results

Daily rounds

The daily rounds were held from Monday, 5 August to Friday, 9 August 2019. Each daily round featured two new contestants who must compete against one another under witty names of the celebrities whom they were trying to impersonate. The winners received a cash prize and advanced to the grand finals. The daily rounds were hosted by either Precious Paola Nicole or Blackylou Blanco.

Date Contestant Drag Name Result
Monday
5 August 2019
Kristoffer Martin Ariana Engrandeng-Engrande Eliminated
Paul Salas Lisa Mauban Winner
Tuesday
6 August 2019
Clint Bondad Shakira Brown Winner
Carlos Agassi Katy Perry Christmas Eliminated
Wednesday
7 August 2019
Jason Abalos Selena Stop and Gomez Eliminated
Mico Aytona Beyoncé Knows Best Winner
Thursday
8 August 2019
Edgar Allan Guzman J. Low-Blood Winner (tied)
Buboy Villar Kidney Spears Winner (tied)
Friday
9 August 2019
Manolo Pedrosa Lady Baga Eliminated
Jak Roberto Nancy-Lang Ka Winner



Grand finals

The grand finals was held on Saturday, 10 August 2019 at APT Studios. It was hosted by Pia Guanio and Blackylou Blanco. The five grand finalists underwent a final talent portion and an interview portion. Buboy Villar's Kidney Spears was hailed as the grand winner of Mr. Pogi 2019.

Grand Finalists
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Paul Salas
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Clint Bondad
Shakira Brown
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Mico Aytona
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Edgar Allan Guzman
J. Low-Blood
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Buboy Villar
Kidney Spears
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Jak Roberto
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Final Results
Contestant Drag Name Result
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Buboy Villar Kidney Spears Grand winner
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Edgar Allan Guzman J. Low-Blood First runner-up
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Clint Bondad Shakira Brown Second runner-up

Trivia

  • The grand finals of Bebot 2019 was replayed in full on Friday, 20 March 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic that resulted in the suspension of all live shows, Eat Bulaga! opted to replay throwback videos of some of its most iconic segments from way back in the past.

List of contestants

A total of 10 contestants competed in the 2019 edition of Bebot. The contestants are listed in alphabetical order based on their last names, their drag names, and the actual celebrities whom they were trying to impersonate.

Full List of Contestants
Contestant Drag Name
Jason Abalos Selena Stop and Gomez (Selena Gomez)
Carlos Agassi Katy Perry Christmas (Katy Perry)
Mico Aytona Beyoncé Knows Best (Beyoncé)
Clint Bondad Shakira Brown (Shakira)
Edgar Allan Guzman J. Low-Blood (Jennifer Lopez)
Kristoffer Martin Ariana Engrandeng-Engrande (Ariana Grande)
Manolo Pedrosa Lady Baga (Lady Gaga)
Jak Roberto Nancy-Lang Ka (Nancy of Momoland)
Paul Salas Lisa Mauban (Lisa Manoban)
Buboy Villar Kidney Spears (Britney Spears)
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