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Karlie Hay, Miss Teen USA 2016

What a night!  Miss Texas Teen USA 2016 Karlie Hay was crowned Miss Teen USA 2016 at The Venetian Theatre in Las Vegas, Nevada.  If you missed the show, watch it below.


Jan Louie Ngo and Shirley Vy were named Mr. and Ms. Chinatown 2016


Mr. and Ms. Chinatown 2016 winners


Mr. and Ms. Chinatown Philippines 2016 winners were named at  the Newport Performing Arts Theater at Resorts World Manila on Sunday, July 31, 2016.

Jan Louie Ngo, Mr. Chinatown 2016


Jan Louie Ngo, a graduate of Management of Financial Institutions at De La Salle University Manila was named Mr. Chinatown Philippines 2016, while, Shirley Vy, a self proclaimed traveller and fashionista hailed as Ms. Chinatown Philippines 2016.

Lin Zeng and Sherwin Yao were named first runners-up, and Pichie Lim and Wryan Chua were named second runners-up.

Shirley Vy, Ms. Chinatown 2016

Miss Chinatown Foundation, the pageant aims to search for the best Chinese-Filipino ladies and gentlemen who can best represent the modern Chinese-Filipino of this generation, and is produced by Fil-Chi Media Productions Incorporated (Chinoy TV), Miss Chinatown Foundation and co-presented by Oriental Group and the Federation of Filipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Incorporated.

The winners were selected out of an intense judging round done by many acclaimed professionals in a wide variety of fields.


Sirey Moran, Miss Universe Honduras stripped of her crown

Miss Universe Honduras 2016, Sirey Moran


"Being able to compete for Miss Universe has always been a dream of mine. Representing the country of Honduras is such an honor and something I take very seriously, I have been able to meet and listen to so many different members of the community of Honduras it is incredibly rewarding. Being able to share my time and meet everyone is so special for them and me. It's very unfortunate this has happened and the support I am getting from the community is truly amazing. I hope to be able to compete for Miss Universe and represent my home country of Honduras," Miss Universe Honduras Sirey Moran said.

Her dream of competing  at the the 65th edition of Miss Universe pageant which will be held in Manila, Philippines on the 30th of January 2017 will no longer happen. She was stripped of her title earlier this week, after she was crowned Miss Universe Honduras on November 20, 2015.



Carlos Rivera, the National Director of MISS Universe Honduras who heads the Carimaxx organization issued a statement that Moran didn’t comply with her contract. After the announcement of Moran’s dethronement things got messed up.

Moran fired back and accused Rivera of hitting her, posting an audio recording where she can be heard saying “this man hit me.” She also issued a statement to E! News: "It is very unfortunate this has happened and I am very disappointed and hurt, violence is never the answer. I am working with proper authorities here in the United States and Honduras and I am confident in how they are handling this situation for me." But Rivera denied the allegations, "I never hit her. That is my truth." When he was asked if Morán was officially out of the pageant he said, "Yes. I am the owner of this show, and if I say she isn't going, she isn't going. I no longer want to work with her and Sirey knows that very well."

"She would go to many events without discussing them with us. She would also participate in photo shoots for magazines without our authorization. She would do whatever she wanted. I would always tell her, 'You don't do this, we have to protect your image.' She didn't obey the contract's clause. She thinks she's in charge of this organization, but that's not the way it is," Rivera added.

Sirey Moran, Miss Universe Honduras 2016


As of writing, there’s no statement yet from the Carimaxx organization on who will replace Moran as Miss Universe Honduras 2016.



Manila's Ganiel Krishnan, Calabarzon's Justine Mae San Jose crowned Mutya ng Pilipinas Asia Pacific and Mutya ng PIlipinas Tourism International

Mutya ng Pilipinas 2016 winners
30 equally gorgeous young women battled it out for the Mutya ng Pilipinas titles during the pageant night held  at the Newport Performing Arts Theater in Resort World Manila on Saturday, July 30, 2016.

Ganiel Krishnan was crowned Mutya ng Pilipinas Asia Pasific International, while Justine Mae San Jose won the Mutya ng Pilipinas Tourism International.

Michelle Thorlund was crowned Mutya ng Pilipinas Overseas, Lynette Bradford and Ashley Nichole Singh were the first and second runners-up respectively.

Completing the top 10 finalist; Marielle Cartagena, Jannie Alipo-on, Mayu Murakami, Joanna Rose Tolledo and Dianne Joy Lacayanga.

Below is the list of the winners of some special awards:

Best In Evening Gown- Justin Mae San Jose
Best In Terno - Ashley Nicole Singh
People's Choice - Thalia Coronico
Hannah's Mutya ng Pilipinas - Rianne Charlotte Kalaw
Mags' Mutya ng Pilipinas - Ganiel Akrisha Krishnan
Cynas' Mutya ng Pilipinas - Jannie Loudette Alipo-on

The event was hosted by Arci Muñoz, Richard Gutierrez, and Bela Padilla.

Just In: Miss Universe to be held in the Philippines

Pia Wurtzbach crowned by her predecessor Miss Universe 2014, Paulina Vega

The 65th edition of Miss Universe pageant will be held in the Philippines on January 30, 2017. It was confirmed by Department of Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo, on Thrusday afternoon, July 28, 2016 during a press conference.

"Our President is from Mindanao, our Miss Universe is from [Cagayan De Oro] Mindanao, so I think it's the best time for us to do the Miss Universe here in the Philippines," Sec. Teo said.

“Sponsoring Miss Universe is our focus right now, with the plan and sources of funding in tow. We are ready to seize the moment,” tourism head Wanda Teo said. “Once Pia announces that Miss Universe is going to happen here, people abroad will start looking at the map and see where the Philippines is. And, we’re saying, we’d love to have you in Philippines.”


DOT Secretary Wanda Corazon Teo with Miss Universe 2015, Pia Wurtzbach
"Private sector will handle the expenses. The president's concern was the gastos. But when we assured him that there will be no funding from the government. He said, okay. 'This is already okay' So we don't know where the news report came from that he did not like it. He never said that," Tourism Undersecretary Kat de Castro

The reigning Miss Universe 2015, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach will crown her successor at the end of the event. This year more than 80 countries will be vying to win the coveted title of Miss Universe 2016 and hoping to be "Confidently Beautiful with a Heart".

While more than 50 countries have already crowned their delegates for Miss Universe 2016, other nations have already scheduled their national pageants in the coming months. The Miss Universe pageant was founded in  in 1952 by the California-based clothing company Pacific Knitting Mills, and the Miss Universe Organization. In September 2015, Trump bought the entire stock of the Miss Universe Organization from NBC, becoming its sole owner for three days, then sold the entire stock to WME/IMG

This last time the Philippines hosted Miss Universe was in 1994 where Sushimita Sen of India won the crown.

Watch the announcement of Sec. Teo below.

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Miss World 2015, Mireia Lalaguna announced the venue of Miss World 2016 on Fox News

Miss World Mireia Lalaguna appeared on Fox News 

Joining Miss World Chair, Julia Morley is Miss World 2016 Mireia Lalaguna who travel to National Harbor for the details of the Miss World 2016 pageant.

Miss World is the largest and longest beauty pageant with more than 100 licensed countries. The “Beauty with a Purpose” has been responsible for countless hours of impactful humanitarian efforts for raising billion dollars for charities worldwide.

Miss World Mireia Lalaguna appeared on Fox News 


It was announced on Fox News by Miss World 2016, Mireia Lalaguna that the 66th edition of Miss World pageant will take place in Washington, D.C. Lalaguna joined Fox News hosts, Tony Perkins and Shawn Yancy where they talked about her reign, as well as, the announcement of the Miss World pageant.

In Miss World history, it is the second time that the pageant will be held in U.S after taking place in Atlanta, Georgia in 1991.



India wins Mr. World 2016 tilt

Rohit Khandelwal from India wins Mr World 2016 title. 1st runner up Puerto Rico (right) and 2nd runner up Mexico (left)

Rohit Khandelwal won the coveted title of Mr. World 2016 at a grand ceremony on 19th July 2016 at Southport Theatre, Floral Hall, The Promenade, Southport. The pageant was participated by 47 countries from around the world. 

While Fernando Alvarez of Puerto Rico finished 1st runner-up, and Mexico’s Aldo Esparza was the 2nd runner-up. Christopher Bramell of England and Kevin Owiti of Kenya completed the Top 5.

Mr Scotland won the Extreme challenge, Mr England was the winner of Sports challenge, Mr China won Style and fashion and Poland won the talent challenge. They were fast-tracked to TOP 10 of Mr World 2016.




"I still can't believe that I have won the Mr. World title. Being the first Indian ever to win this title internationally makes me immensely proud and ecstatic. It's a dream come true and am very thankful to the Miss India Organization for giving me this opportunity and guiding me throughout my exciting journey. My family, friends and my fans have been a constant support for me and this wouldn't have been possible without the support of my well-wishers." Rohit said.



Pageant runner-up grabs crown from the winner and places it on her head




Pageant's second best snatches winner's crown at a Colombian beauty pageant.

Furious runner-up snatches the winner's crown
Another beauty queen has had her crown taken away from her by a jealous second best at Colombia's Miss Bambuco International pageant.

Valentina Bonilla the winner of the said pageant was having her photograph taken by the press who gathered around her when Yeimy Lizeth Sylvester Gamez, the runner up yanked the crown off from her head and put it on her own, with a killer looks while posing for a camera too.

Pageant runner-up grabbed the winner's tiara during a photo shoot and crowned herself


Bonilla remains gracious and poised despite what happened. After a few moments Sylvester returns back the crown on the winners head. She was then escorted off stage.

Miss Amazon 2015; Hayalla ripped off the crown from Toledo's head.

This isn't the first time that happened. In 2015, Sheislane Hayalla also wrenched the crown off from the head of Carolina Toledo and threw it to the ground moments after the result was announced during the Brazil's Miss Amazon 2015 pageant.

Upset and humiliated, Leticia lost her crown to her rival

And just a few months back a Brazilian beauty queen was left shocked ater being wrongly crowned. Leticia Cappatto and Karliany Barbosa were in the running for the title of Miss Rondonia Mundo in northwest Brazil.

Miss Universe 2015: Ariadna Gutierrez mistakenly announced as winner

Also, Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez was announced as the winner of Miss Universe 2015, only to be stripped moments later of the title and crown because she was actually the second place getter.

Cebu is saying Goodbye to Miss Cebu pageant

Miss Cebu 2016 Winners

After almost 33 years the annual Miss Cebu pageant in Metro Cebu maybe coming to an end. The pageant that is held every year in conjunction with the Sinulog Festival. Mayor Tom Osmena, said that it's a "waste of money" and only for the "rich".

2016 Miss Cebu winners maybe the last winners of the pageant. 

Read the article here: Cebu Daily News

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