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Fact Check: Is The New Miss Universe 2022, R’bonney Gabriel Transgender?

Fact Check: Is The New Miss Universe 2022, R’bonney Gabriel Transgender?



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R’Bonney Gabriel made history on Saturday night as she was crowned Miss Universe 2022.

The event, held at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, was a star-studded affair, with celebrities and dignitaries from around the world in attendance.

Gabriel, who hails from the United States, was the clear favorite from the start, wowing the judges and audience with her beauty, poise, and intelligence. She competed against 84 other contestants from countries all over the world, but it was her stunning looks and confident demeanor that ultimately earned her the coveted crown.

Throughout the competition, Gabriel impressed the judges with her eloquence and intelligence.

Is R’Bonney Gabriel a man?

The recent news of R’Bonney Gabriel being crowned Miss Universe 2022 has sparked mixed reactions on social media, with some people spreading misinformation about her being a transgender.

As a result of this,’s decided to run a fact check on this trending report. Because in today’s fast-paced digital world, misinformation and false information can spread rapidly on social media, causing harm and confusion. Fact-checking is an essential step in combatting this problem.

The Claim:

tweet was posted on January 14, 2022, and claims that the new Miss Universe 2022 R’Bonney Gabriel “is a man” and another tweet claim she’s a “transgender”

The tweet generates a number of replies, many of which claim she is a man while others claim she is transgender.

The Facts

It is unfortunate that a tweet by Jason Witlock has sparked a controversy and led to the spread of misinformation about R’Bonney Gabriel being a transgender.

At, we take accuracy and credibility very seriously. We have thoroughly investigated this claim and can confirm that it is false.

According to a revelation we obtained from a someone close to her, “she is not a male. I grew up next door to a woman named R’Bonney Gabriel. My neighbours are still her parents. decent Christians.”

In fact related to the event, we learned that the Miss Universe 2022 owner is transgender.

The Ruling

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There is no evidence that R’Bonney Gabriel is transgender. The tweets you saw are false and misleading. 

R’Bonney Gabriel, a Houston, Texas-native is a biological woman, she was named the new Miss Universe 2022 on Saturday night 14th January. She is a fashion designer from the Philippines and has her own label.

Although R’Bonney Gabriel, who graduated from the University of North Texas with a bachelor’s degree in fashion design with a minor in fibers, has not commented, there is no substance to claims that she used to be a man.

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