Rita Gabiola, popularly known as the “Badjao Girl,” is one of the housemates of the upcoming television show Pinoy Big Brother “PBB Lucky Season 7 Teen Edition.”
She was introduced together with another viral sensation, Kristine Hammond, during the live telecast of ABS-CBN’s news program TV Patrol on Thursday.
Gabiola caught the attention of several netizens during the Pahiyas festival in Lucban, Quezon last May. Her photos went viral on social media.
Her family traveled from Zamboanga to Lucena City. In an interview with Korina Snaches, Gabiola said she want to be a teacher to help others. She’s the second among the six children. Her father works as a fisherman, while her mother is a housewife.
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Gabiola will enter the Pinoy Big Brother house together with the rest of PBB Lucky Season 7 Teen housemates on Saturday, August 6, 2016.
— Pinoy@mbisyoso (@ambotweets) August 4, 2016