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Colombia wins Miss Universe

Who Won Miss Universe 2015? Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutierrez, Crowned As Winner!

Disaster on Miss Universe 2015 as Steve Harvey announces the WRONG winner - and then Miss Colombia has to take off her crown and give it to Miss Philippines on live television. 
It was a heartbreak and horror as the crown needs to be removed from Miss Colombia who'd been crowned Miss Universe for only 45 seconds. 

Just as Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez was blowing kisses and waving to her adoring fans she was informed, on live television, host Steve Harvey had gotten the results wrong. 
Harvey then revealed it was was actually Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, who had just been declared first runner up only minutes before, that was the true winner of Miss Universe 2015.

The live telecast ended after the crown was placed on Wurtzbach's head.

It was a terribly an honest human mistake!

Miss Universe 2015 Host Steve Harvey announced wrong winner!

Horrible but best crowning moment ever!

 Miss Universe 2015 ended with host Steve Harvey calling Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez as the winner…wherein she was really the first runner-up. And that means that Miss Philippines, Pia Wurtzbach who'd previously proclaimed first runner-up was actually the new Miss Universe.

“I have to apologize,” Harvey said after walking back onstage at Las Vegas’ Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino while Gutierrez who’d already donned the Miss Universe crown and sash took her first walk as the winner. “The first runner-up is Colombia.” 

Cut to Wurtzbach, who’d been standing in the dark on stage with the other runners-up, looking shocked as she realized she’d won.

“I will take responsibility for this,” a chagrined Harvey told the screaming crowd as he held up the card from which he’d been reading. “It was my mistake… I can show it to you right here." ( While he is showing the result on cam ).

"Still a great night. Please don’t hold it against the…

TPQs Final Wonderpicks for Miss Universe 2015

An hour before the 2015 Miss Universe pageant, the event that almost everyone in the world of pageantry is waiting for. Issues before has been sorted out and the venue is at The AXIS, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA with 80 women from all over the world competing for the crown.

11 months since Colombia's Paulina Vega was crowned in January this year in Doral, Florida, USA.

Before we ( including our 15 thousands members ) get into this year's final wonder picks we scored and judged these women since day 1 until the preliminary competition.

Honorable Mention: There could be a lot of surprises this year, maybe more than the usual. Who knows, these ladies will surprise us. Chile did an amazing job during the preliminaries. Indonesia could be a better choice than any latinas. Japan  is not so beautiful compared with the rest of the outstanding delegates but she definitely has the “X” factor, one more thing in the course of the Miss Universe pageant, bad publicity has always been the name of…

Spain wins Miss World 2015

"Just because I am beautiful on the outside does not mean I am not beautiful on the inside. I think I should be the next Miss World because I believe in strong women, I also think I have something inside my heart that I always try to give the best of me. I also believe in Beauty With A Purpose and want to continue its legacy. We can find happiness in helping each other". Miss Spain said.

Mireia Lalaguna Royo, a 23-year-old professional model from Barcelona, wins the beauty pageant in Sanya, China. She also won the Top Model fast track challenge. While, Sofia Nikitchuk of Russia adjudged as 1st runner-up and Maria Harfanti of Indonesia placed 2nd runner-up and won the Beauty with a Purpose fast track. Completing the top 5 finalists are; Miss Lebanon and Jamaica. 

Below are the answers;
1. Spain
"Just because I am beautiful on the outside does not mean I am not beautiful on the inside "I think I should be the next Miss World because I believe in strong women, I also th…

Miss Universe hopeful Pia Wurtzbach slay the runway

Will she be the next Miss Universe from the Philippines after 42 long years?

Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach, tipped as our best chance of a Miss Universe crown since Margie Moran in 1973, has stunned during the preliminary show.

Pia, 26 year-old is an early favourite. She looked radiant during the swimsuit round. Many of her fans were happy seeing her wearing a Filipino designed gown and national costume during the preliminary competition held last December 16, 2015.

She is battling with other 80 beautiful women in the universe.
The finale will be held in Las Vegas on Sunday night ( Monday morning in the Philippines ). 
For the first time in Miss Universe history, fans around the world can vote for their bets real time during the live broadcast through the pageant's website.

THE 2016 MISTER UNIVERSAL AMBASSADOR PAGEANT WILL BE HELD IN INDONESIA ON SEPTEMBER 30 We are pleased to announce that the 2nd Edition of Mister Universal Ambassador Pageant will be held in Bali, Indonesia up coming September 30, 2016 (8 – 11 PM)

Indonesia, blessed with more than 17,000 wonderful islands wrapped in exquisite white sandy beaches and deep blue pristine seas; diverse landscape from astonishing fertile rice fields to exotic tropical rainforests, from magical coral reef ecosystems to remarkable highlands, with thousands species of amazing flora and fauna; enchanting cultural diversity heritages; unforgettable tasteful cuisines; marvelous entertainments and shopping experience - this is Indonesia, the largest archipelago on earth, an equatorial paradise. For this 2nd Edition, Bali Island will welcome the +36 contestants. Bali is an Indonesian island known for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs. The island is home to religious s…

Miss Global Philippines 2015 Press Presentation

Earlier today 22 lovely ladies of Miss Global Philippines showcased their beauty and elegance when they were presented to the press.

Miss Global Philippines, the country's newest internationally - affiliated beauty pageant, is proud to announce its 2nd year in search of candidates who will represent the country to show the world the unique Filipina beauty, intellect and grace. The Miss Global international competition has ushered in a new era by introducing a whole new level of openness never-before-seen in beauty pageants on a global scale.

In terms of advocacies, Miss Global Philippines has made a tremendous impact with the community by actively partnering with different charitable institutions ( feeding program, medical missions etc. ) and environmental projects of DENR.

The finals will be held on September 5, 2015 at City of Dreams Manila which will be aired at Abs-Cbn channel 2 and the winner will represent the country to Miss Global 2015 pageants.

Darling of the Press were;…

Mister Worldwide Competition moved to December 2015

The Mister Worldwide competition 2015 finals in Orlando, Florida which was scheduled on August 27 to September 7, was moved to December 3-13, 2015.

"Many countries fail to request the US VISA on time and many were denied." the organization said. 
Below is the official press release from the Mister Worldwide Organization.

Ricardo De Jesus is the new Mister Universal Ambassador Phillipines 2015

Manila, Philippines -- Today, we received a message from the Mister United Continents Philippines Organization about the vacancy left by the dethroned Mister Universal Ambassador Philippines Cris Edwin Navarro. The MUCP Org. said that the title will be given to Ricardo De Jesus who won the Mister Global International Philippines title last April 14,2015.

De Jesus will be now Philippines' bet to Mister Universal Ambassador pageant which is going to happen in Indonesia in September. As of now, the org hasn't decided yet on who will gain the Mister Global International Philippines title but one thing is for sure, Philippines new representative to the said pageant will be coming from the runners-up and/or regional winners.

Mister Universal Ambassador Philippines 2015 Cris Edwin Navarro loses his Title

Mister United Continents Philipines Org. & Blue Circle Events and Management stripped Cris Edwin Navarro of his Mister Universal Ambassador Philippines title.

Last April 14, 2015 Navarro was adjudged as the country's bet to Mister Universal Ambassador pageant to be held in Indonesia sometime in September but today, July 14, 2015 the Mister United Continents Org. & Blue Circle Events and Management decided with a heavy heart to let go Cris Edwin Navarro after the organization found him unworthy of his title.


 The Mister United Continents Philippines organization regrets to inform the public that Mr. Cris Edwin Navarro had abdicated his title as the reigning Mr. Universal Ambassador Philippines 2015 by displaying such character unworthy of the title.

Mr. Navarro has consistently ignored his commitments to the Organization which is a serious and blatant disregard of his role as the Mr. Universal Ambassador Philippines …

Nicaragua to drop Miss Universe 2015 Pageant

Karen Celebertti, National Director of Miss Nicaragua Organization announced via twitter that if Miss Universe Organization won't support the reigning Miss Universe Paulina Vega they will not send a delegate to Miss Universe 2015 pageant.
Celebertti said, that Miss Universe Organization should recognize all humans in an equal manner. In 1979 and 1996 Nicaragua did not compete at the said pageant. And in 2013, Natassja Bolivar was dethroned after competing at the Miss Universe 2013 pageant in Moscow, Russia where Gabriela Isler of Venezuela won.

Donald Trump slams Paulina Vega as Hypocrite

Miss Universe 2015, Paulina Vega speaks out regarding Donald Trump's remarks on illegal immigrants via an Instagram post.

But earlier today, Trump took to twittet and hits back Vega by calling her "Hypocrite" because Vega said that she won't resign and will keep her crown.

Reelz Channel will Air Miss USA 2015 pageant that was dropped by NBC

After being dropped by Univision and NBC, Miss USA 2015 pageant found its new home.

Last Thursday, Stan E. Hubbard, Reelz CEO said the cable and satellite channel acquired the rights because of a belief that the pageant and the women who compete in it "are an integral part of American tradition."

"As one of only few independent networks, we decided to exercise our own voice and committed ourselves to bringing this pageant to American viewers everywhere." Hubbard added.

Statement did not include on how Reelz acquired the rights to televise the pageant.

Miss USA 2015 will be aired on Reelz, July 12, 2015 the original NBC airdate.

Mexico, Costa Rica and Panama won't join Miss Universe 2015 pageant

After Univision, NBCUniversal and Farouk System canceled their participation in Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants. Mexico, Costa Rica, and Panama will not send their representatives in this year's Miss Universe pageant.

The Mexican media company Televisa said it would not send a delegate to this year's Miss Universe pageant after Trump's remarks about Mexican illegal immigrants. Mexico is the very first to pull out their contestant in joining the pageant.

Also, Costa Rica decided not to join Miss Universe 2015. Teletica, the organizer of Miss Costa Rica pageant, said that Trump's remarks were "xenophobic and offensive."

Panama joined other Latin American countries to not join this year's Miss Universe pageant. TV channel Telemetro said that they will not transmit this year's contest. This was confirmed after the meeting with the TV Channel's officials with Marisela Moreno, Miss Universe Panama President.

Farouk Systems the maker of CHI withdraws sponsorship of Miss USA and Miss Universe Pageant

Farouk Systems officially announced today its withdrawal of its sponsorship of Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss Universe pageants including any involvement in "The Celebrity Apprentice" program.
“Farouk Systems does not agree with or endorse the statements recently made by Donald Trump about immigrants,” said Farouk Systems CEO, Basim Shami. “Our company is multicultural with people of Latin American descent making up a large percentage of our employees and loyal customers. As a company proudly founded on the concept of coming to the USA in pursuit of the American Dream, Mr. Trump’s comments do not and will never reflect our company’s philosophy or practices.

NBC Universal is cutting ties with Donald Trump

After Univision previously announced that they will cease their contract with Trump, now its NBC Universal.
"At NBC, respect and dignity for all people are cornerstone of our values. Due to the recent derogatory staments of Donald Trump regarding immigrants, NBCUniversal is ending its business relationship with Mr. Trump." NBC said in a statement.

The network will no longer air the Miss Universe pageant and Miss USA 2015 pageant which is scheduled to be held on July 12, 2015. Both pageants were jointly owned by NBC and Trump.

In a statement, Trump said: "If NBC is so weak and so foolish to not understand the serious illegal immigration problem in the united States, coupled with the horrendous and unfair trade deals we are making with Mexico, the their contract violating closure of Miss universe and Miss USA will be determined in court."
As of press time, no reports made if Miss USA will be aired. 

Catharina Choi Nuñes is now Miss Mundo Brasil 2015

Miss Earth Fire 2013 who represented Korea in the Miss Earth pageant is now Miss World Brazil 2015.
25, Catharina Choice Nuñes, 1st runner-up at the recently concluded Miss Mundo Brasil 2015 has taken over the crown after the main winner, Ana Luisa Castro was stripped of the title. Castro was discovered married already thru several reports.
Castro will still help the Miss Mundo Brasil organization while Nuñes will now prepare for the upcoming Miss World 2015 pageant which is expected to be held in Sanya, China later this year.

WIGAN’S Ben Guymer made it through the finals of Mister England 2015.

Remember the guy who drove his girlfriend to Miss England audition? Yes, the hunk who was spotted to enter Mister England-- Ben Guymer.

Read Here: Hunk who drove fiancee to Miss England is spotted for Mr. England

Ben, 25, was spotted when his accompanying his fiancee Nina Higham to the regional rounds of Miss England pageant.

From then, he made it to the finals of Mister England 2015. "I think I am going to have to get some professional photos taken. Most of the contestants seem to have them, but because I didn’t think this would ever happen, they just had to use my Facebook picture."

He also said: “I just wasn’t expecting it at all. I’m just a normal guy, I hadn’t ever considered doing the pageant myself.”

“I’m equally as excited and nervous about what is to come now. I have a lot of competition coming up, and it would be incredible to get through. It’s been a really fun ride.”

Ben also juggles a full time job as a Building Surveyor yet he still managed to hit the gym. He wi…

Univision cuts ties with Miss Universe after Trump's remarks against Mexican

Univision cancels contract with Miss Universe

“Today, the entertainment division of Univision Communications Inc. announced that it is ending the company’s business relationship with the Miss Universe Organization, which is part-owned by Donald J. Trump, based on his recent, insulting remarks about Mexican immigrants,” the company said. “At Univision, we see first-hand the work ethic, love for family, strong religious values and the important role Mexican immigrants and Mexican-Americans have had and will continue to have in building the future of our country. We will not be airing the Miss USA pageant on July 12th or working on any other projects tied to the Trump Organization.”

When Trump announced his candidacy for US President in 2016. He said in his speech that Mexican (as well as South American and other Latin American) immigrants are “rapists” and are “bringing drugs” and “bringing crime” into the United States. He also said he wanted to build a “great wall” between the U.S. and…


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