Venus Raj is top Twitter topic

Posted at 08/24/2010 10:49 AM | Updated as of 08/24/2010 2:07 PM

MANILA, Philippines - Venus Raj, the Philippines' bet to the Miss Universe 2010 beauty pageant, not only made it to the top 5 finalists of the premiere beauty pageant. She also made it as the top trending topic on Twitter worldwide as of 10:35 a.m. on Tuesday.

The 5' 9" beauty from Bicolandia with a 22-inch waistline has been a crowd favorite in the pageant.

Raj had the highest rating (3.54 out of 5). See story here.

The other candidates who made it to the top 5 are Mexico, Ukraine, Venezuela, Jamaica.

The 59th Miss Universe beauty pageant is currently being held at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.