“São Paulo, here I come!!!!!” Lea Salonga tweeted a few hours after the announcement on Thursday.
Salonga will join the 6 others to judge the 60th Miss Universe beauty pageant, namely Helios Castroneves, supermodel Isabeli Fontana, journalist Connie Chung, actresses Vivica Fox and Adrienne Maloof, andMiss Universe 2003 Amelia Vega.
The live coverage of the 60th Miss Universe 2011 beauty pageant will be aired at ABS-CBN on Tuesday morning, September 13th, 2011.
About Lea Salonga-Chien:
A Filipino singer and actress. She is best known for originating the lead role of Kim in the musical Miss Saigon, for which she won the Olivier, Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics and Theatre World awards.
She was the first Asian to play the roles of Éponine and Fantine in the musical Les Misérables on BroadwayShe also provided the singing voice of two Disney “princesses”: Jasmine in Aladdin (1992), and Fa Mulan in Mulan (1998) and Mulan II (2004). Salonga was named a Disney Legend in 2011 for her work at the company. (wikipedia)