Kristel de Catalina wins 'Pilipinas Got Talent' season 6

The single mother, who has wowed audiences with her performances on the spiral pole, bags the top prize

Rappler.com

1:37:36pm April 29, 2018

1:37:36pm April 29, 2018

CONGRATULATIONS. Kristel de Catalina wins the 6th season of 'Pilipinas Got Talent.' Photo from the ABS-CBN PR Twitter account

CONGRATULATIONS. Kristel de Catalina wins the 6th season of 'Pilipinas Got Talent.' Photo from the ABS-CBN PR Twitter account

MANILA, Philippines – Kristel de Catalina, the single mother who has wowed audiences with her performances on the spiral pole, won the latest season of ABS-CBN's Pilipinas Got Talent on Sunday evening, April 29.

Kristel, a 32-year-old, got a whopping 99.67% – a combination of public and judges' votes – to edge out the competition, according to the Philippine media giant's official public relations Twitter account.  

Kristel consistently impressed audiences and judges not just with her performances but the "symbolism" behind them – that a single parent could and should shine despite and because of the difficult situation they're in. (READ: Robin Padilla gets flak for comment on single mom PGT contestant) – Rappler.com