Maria Venus Raj was dethroned less than a month of her reign as BB. Plipinas Universe due to some inconsistencies in her birth certificate.
Helen will represent the Philippines at the 59th Miss Universe pageantthis coming August/September, in a venue taht is yet to be announced.
Helen is a Broadcast Journalism graduate with a height of five feet and eight and a half inches tall. The 21-year old Kapampangan beauty works as a part-time model, freelance host, and contributor to a travel magazine. She enjoys surfing the net; reading books, magazines, and newspapers; writing poems; and watching films and documentaries. She lists swimming and dancing as her hobbies.
In this year’s Bb. Pilipinas pageant, Helen was awarded Miss Photogenic, Miss Philippine Air Lines and Miss Del Monte Fit ‘N Right.