The Family Chantel star Nicole Jimeno just announced her return to pageantry. The younger sister of Pedro Jimeno teased her upcoming competition and it's definitely a big one.
But not everyone seems impressed with her latest accomplishment. Apparently, her role on the hit TLC show somehow impacted her image in the pageant.
The Family Chantel: Nicole Jimeno Competes for Miss Universe Dominican Republic 2021
Nicole Jimeno confirmed her participation in this year's Miss Universe Dominican Republic. The Family Chantel celeb surprised her followers when she announced it on Instagram.
Nicole shared a glimpse behind the scenes of her photoshoot for the competition. The reality star was accompanied by her best friend Coraima Morla.
Nicole Jimeno and some of the candidates were revealed on the official page of Missosology Dominican Republic. The Family Chantel star will represent Valverde Mao, and she seems ready to go all out for it.
Nicole Oozes Confidence as She Fights for the Crown
This isn't the first time Nicole Jimeno competed in a beauty contest. Prior to her The Family Chantel stint, she has made a name for herself in the pageant world.
Nicole competed and bagged the crown as Miss Earth Dominican Republic in 2016. Her experience in the competition definitely gives her an advantage and she's ready to unleash it in a bigger pageant.
Nicole Jimeno oozes confidence as she posed for promotional photos for the Miss Universe Dominican Republic 2021. The Family Chantel star proudly flaunted her fit physique, highlighting her bigger bosom.
Her reality TV fame also seems to be an edge for her. Nicole undoubtedly became more popular because of the hit spinoff — whether it's good or bad publicity.
The Family Chantel Star Fires Back at Haters
Nicole Jimeno is arguably the most hated cast member of The Family Chantel this season. And her villainous image on the show is somehow affecting her upcoming beauty pageant.
While many are rooting for Nicole to be the next Miss Universe, some are not so into her. Apparently, some expressed their dismay about her participation in the contest, with others even criticizing her looks.
But The Family Chantel star proves she's a tough one. Instead of sulking over the negative comments, Nicole Jimeno fiercely fired back at her haters.
"I don't have time for your hate now," she said in a post. "I am following my dream." Nicole also told her haters to stop following her on social media if they don't like what they see.
So far, she has yet to announce further details about the pageant. Keep an eye out for more updates about this story on Showbiz Army. Catch more of Nicole Jimeno and the rest of The Family Chantel every Monday at 8 p.m. on TLC.