This is the second time Gallman joined Bb. Pilipinas. The first time was in 2012 when she finished in the top 12.
The Bb. Pilipinas-Intercontinenal 2018 title was passed to Gallman by Bb. Pilipinas-Intercontinenal 2017 Katarina Sonja Rodriguez. On January 24, 2018 in Hurghada, Egypt, Rodriguez placed first runner-up at Miss International 2017, which was won by Veronica Salas Vallejo of Mexico.
Rodriguez also won the Miss Intercontinental Asia and Oceania 2017 title. Prior to joining Bb. Pilipinas 2017, she joined “Asia’s Next Top Model” Season 2 where she and fellow Filipino model Jodilly Pendre finished runners-up to Sheena Liam of Malaysia.
Here is the complete list of Bb. Pilipinas 2018 winners:
- Bb. Pilipinas 2018 second runner-up: Samantha Mae Bernardo
- Bb. Pilipinas 2018 first runner-up: Vickie Marie Rushton
- Binibining Pilipinas-Globe 2018: Michele Gumabao
- Binibining Pilipinas-Intercontinental 2018: Karen Gallman
- Binibining Pilipinas-Grand International 2018: Eva Psychee Patalinjug
- Binibining Pilipinas-Supranational 2018: Jehza Huelar
- Binibining Pilipinas-International 2018: Maria Ahtisa Manalo
- Miss Universe Philippines 2018: Catriona Gray