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Miss Universe 1996, Alicia Machado,"Miss Piggy" is back in the headlines

Alicia Machado became an American citizen just in time to vote against Donald Trump in the US Presidential election in November. It's that time that she's been long waiting for.

Alicia Machado was Miss Venezuela 1995 and represented her country at the 1996 Miss Universe pageant. She was crowned Miss Universe on May 17, 1996 at Aladdin Theatre for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The pageant originally was scheduled to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa. However, for financial reasons, South Africa couldn't host the pageant and Miss Universe was moved to Las Vegas.
But after winning the crown, Machado gained weight. She was then called names by Donald Trump, the executive producer of the said pageant.

Trump called me "Miss Piggy"  and "Miss Housekeeping".

"I know what I left with him and he knows, too. And he was really aggressive. He was really rude. He was a bad person with me," she told CNN's Anderson Cooper. "That …

Jeslyn Santos wins Miss United Continents

23, year-old Jeslyn Santos was crowned Miss United Continents 2016 on September 24, 2016 during the pageant finale held at the Palacio De Cristal in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Santos, bested 27 other delegates from around the world after she delivered an all Spanish message during the final question and answer round.

Mette Riis Sørensen from Denmark was adjudged first runner-up, Lopamudra Raut of India, second runner-up, Taynara Gargantini of Brazil, third runner-up, Cynthia Duque of Mexico and Rita Silvestre of Panama were the fourth and fifth runners-up respectively.
Completing the Sem-finalists were: 
Colombia - Ana María Landaeta Dominicana República Dominicana - Jennifer Cruz Sudáfrica - Neena Bezuidenhout Thailand - Boonyanee Sangpirom
Special Awards:
Miss Friendship - China Miss Photogenic - Mexico Best in National Costume - India

San Pablo City's bet named Mister International Philippines 2016

The country's premier and the most prestigious male pageant named its winners during the pageant finals held last night at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila in Pasay City.

27 dashing men from around the country and the Filipino-Community abroad competed for the 6 tittles at stake; Mister International Philippines, Manhunt International Philippines Man of the World Philippines, Man of the Year Philippines, Mister Asian Philippines and the newest addition Mister Supranational Philippines.

Top bet, Miguel Guia of San Pablo City, Laguna, a professional model tagged as "Responsible son ng Laguna" was named Mister International Philippines 2016. He will be competing in the Mister International 2016 to be held in Thailand. Guia was also awarded some special awards; Mister One Canvas, Mister Resorts World, and Mister Lee Cooper.

Police Inspector, Christopher Dulagan of Cordillera won the Man of the World Philippines title. He will be competing in the ina…

Watch: Miss Bicolandia 2016 Coronation Night (Replay)

Miss Bicolandia is the oldest running beauty pageant in Bicol Region, Philippines. It is held during the Peñafrancia Festival in September in Naga City and is run by the city government.
Miss Bicolandia 2016 was held on the 7th of September 2016. 
Miss Bicolandia 2016 complete list of winners:  Bicolandia 2016 - Jian Cayla A. Salazar (Candidate No. 2) 1st Runner-Up - Mary Joy Dacudao (Candidate No. 19)) 2nd Runner Up - Kathleen Mae A. Lausingco (Candidate No. 18) 3rd Runner Up - Marie Sherry Ann A. Tormes (Candidate No. 7) 4th Runner Up - Danica Theresa A. Dilla (Candidate No. 20)


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