The beauty queens took the stage on Sunday night for the Miss Universe competition, with host Steve Harvey awarding the crown to the winner yes, the correct one this time : Miss France, Iris Mittenaere. Parisian native Mittenaere, 24, is studying for a degree in dental surgery, and plans to use her platform as the winner of the 65th annual competition to advocate for oral hygiene. Drew Barrymore is eyeing a move into the daytime talk show arena.
From the outside, beauty pageants appear to be absolutely perfect. From the gorgeous evening gowns the contestants wear, to the flawlessly executed interview answers, the pageants seem to take on an ethereal quality. The truth, however, is that they're anything but flawless.
Whether the Miss Universe pageant is going to be hosted in Israel this year or inthis would be a great news for the Philippines! With rumors circulating that Israel is wanting to host the Miss Universe pageant, some are asking whether is that good for the Philippines and the Philippine rep Gazini Ganados? Our take?
The Miss Universe sex tape is only half as authentic as once believed -- one of the women in the scandalous video is NOT a world-class beauty pageant winner, this according to the conductor of the 3-way naked train himself. TMZ spoke with Wyatt Gallery -- the fine arts photographer who was literally caught in the middle of the drama -- who tells us some scumbag ripped the footage from his laptop computer in an attempt to sabotage Miss Trinidad and Tobago 's career. Now here's the real scandalous part of the story: Gallery tells us he believes the footage -- shot in New York back in -- was stolen from his laptop when he took it to a Trinidad computer shop for repairs. Gallery says, "I feel horrible and embarrassed for Anya, her family and myself
Ashleigh Blake never dreamed of becoming a beauty queen. The year-old amateur model and part-time tutor fantasized about being a movie star or the next Glee triple threat, and posted her resume on the casting networking site GotCast in hopes that Hollywood might call. But when a recruitment associate for Miss California USA, the splashiest state franchise in Donald Trump's Miss Universe pageant ecosystem, sent Ashleigh a message in November expressing interest in scheduling a meeting, she responded right away.
A former Miss USA contestant said Donald Trump, who previously owned the pageant, walked into the dressing room while contestants were changing during a dress rehearsal, according to a CBS report. There was no second to put a robe on or any sort of clothing or anything. Some girls were topless.
Rappler's contributing writer, Voltaire Tayag, gives his take on the recently concluded 66th Miss Universe competition. The last woman from South Africa to win was back in with Margaret Gardiner. It was a well-deserved win as Nel-Peters was a frontrunner even before their arrivals in Las Vegas.
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Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Angela Ponce, the first transgender woman to compete in the global Miss Universe pageant, says that whether she wins the beauty title or not, she wants to make history as a role model for trans children around the globe. A link has been sent to your friend's email address.
While I consider myself a feminist I have been known to ogle magazine spreads and runway shows featuring models wearing, admittedly, not very much. But somehow, the treatment of the 32 women vying to become Miss Universe Australia on Thursday night made me incredibly uncomfortable. The opening number featured the women parading and dancing awkwardly in one-piece swimsuits to music.