According to Mister Philippines organizer Mike Lim, Roberts had a seizure in Taiwan last Friday after he arrived at the venue and he was rushed to a nearby hospital. It was decided to pull-out Roberts from the competition and replace him with Mister Philippines-International 1st Runner up winner Jeff Surio who was among the favorites during the local pageant.
Around 30 gorgeous men from around the world are now in Taiwan vying for the title Mister International 2008 on November 24.
The Philippines has won its first Mister International title last 2001 courtesy of Fil-am model Alexander Aquino. Can Jeff Surio bag the 2nd Mister International title for the country? We shall soon find out.
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Below are the photos of Ryan Roberts, Mister International-Philippines 2008 and Jeff Surio, the 1st runner-up (courtesy of Men’s Room):