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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…

Austria to Host the Crystal Year of Miss Earth

Finally, Miss Earth will be held outside the Philippines.
Miss Earth is the youngest among the Big 4 Pageants. This pageant focuses on environmental campaign.

Week ago, the heads of Carousel production were seen in Austria, many of the pageant fans then believed that Miss Earth 2015 will be held in that beautiful country. And yes, it was confirmed by Miss Earth official facebook page last June 22, 2015 that in celebration of its CRYSTAL YEAR (15 years ), Miss Earth pageant will be in Austria. 
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A Closer Look at Kamel Raad: The Very First Mister United Continents

May 29, 2015 was a momentous day for male pageantry as it was the Final Night of the newest international male pageant on the block, Mister United Continents 2015 produced by Blue Circle Events and Management.

17 young, handsome and talented gentlemen from the 7 continents of the world competed, promoting peace, friendship and charity. Ultimately Mister Lebanon Kamel Raad was elected as the first ever Mister United Continents. The Pageant Queens had the privilege of talking to Kamel and know what's on his mind and in his heart. 1. How would you describe Kamel Raad as a person?

Kamel Raad is a hard working person, I love achieving my goals no matter what and loyal to what I believe in. I grew up in a family full of love and respect and accepting others as they are, no one is perfect. We all have mistakes but what is important is what we learn from it and that is my key for success. I enjoy helping others and I care a lot about homeless or poor kids because i believe that kid…

TPQ Exclusive: Getting to know Nomer Yuzon, Mr. Gay World Philippines 2015

The Philippines has a LOT of LGBT heroes-people who champion LGBT rights and promote equality. One hero in the making is Mr. Gay Philippines Nomer Yuzon who valiantly represented his country in Mr. Gay World 2015. Let's get to know Nomer, his Mr. Gay World journey and his commitment to promoting LGBT rights.

Currently which organization represents Mr. Gay World Philippines and how were you elected as the Filipino representative for this year's competition?
Winstruck Events Production and Marketing is the Philippine's franchise holder of Mr. Gay World. This is managed my Mac Bordallo and Noemi Alberto. Their address is 4K Plaza Bldg. 677 Shaw Boulevard, Kapitolyo, Pasig City. I joined Mr. Gay World Philippines in 2010 and I placed 2nd Runner-up. This year, there was no national competition and I was handpicked by the organizers to represent the Philippines in Mr. Gay World 2015 in South Africa.
Please give us a glimpse of your life before the competition (job, family, lei…


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