LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Miss Universe competitor from a Philippines is this year’s leader though for one brief impulse Sunday evening, it seemed as if it competence be a repeat win for Colombia.
Colombia competitor Ariadna Gutierrez Arevalo was already wearing a climax as this year’s Miss Universe leader when horde Steve Harvey returned to apologize.
Harvey says it was his mistake and that he would take shortcoming for not reading a label rightly that named competitor Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach this year’s leader and Colombia a initial runner-up.
A confounded Wurtzbach seemed dumbfounded as she walked to a front of a theatre alongside a crown-wearing Arevalo before final year’s Miss Universe from Colombia private a climax and placed it on Wurtzbach’s conduct instead.
The foe started with women representing 80 countries between a ages of 19 and 27. For a initial time, viewers during home weighed in, with their votes being tallied in further to 4 in-person luminary judges.
NBCUniversal and Donald Trump co-owned a Miss Universe Organization until progressing this year. The real-estate developer annoyed Hispanics in Jun when he done anti-immigrant remarks in announcing his Republican presidential run.
That led Spanish-language network Univision to lift out of a promote for what would have been a initial of 5 years airing a pageants and NBC to cut business ties with Trump.
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The former star of a “Celebrity Apprentice” existence uncover sued both companies, settling with NBC in September, that enclosed shopping a network’s interest in a pageants.
That same month, Trump sole a classification that includes a Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA pageants to party association WME-IMG.
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