Miraculously, amidst the nation's dampened spirit brought about by the tragic ending of the hostage-taking crisis at Quirino Grandstand last night, Venus Raj - the Philippines' bet in the 2010 Miss Universe pageant culminating tomorrow - suddenly became a Worldwide Trending Topic on the social networking site, Twitter.
Practically sandwiched by two disgraceful worldwide trending keywords from the Philippines, Venus Raj's rise on Twitter somehow provides a glimmer of hope for the nation. If the hostage-taking drama tarnished the image of the Philippines in the international community, then maybe - just maybe - Venus (as an image of what an ideal Filipino is) will be able to bring back the world's trust in our country.
Here's what some Pinoy tweeps have to say to and about Venus Raj --
That's right. Make us all proud, Venus! Good luck and God bless!