On Sunday 20th December ’15, the 26 year old Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, model/actress from the Philippines was crowned Miss Universe 2015 at Las Vegas.
An awkward moment happened at the show when Steve Harvey, the host for Miss Universe 2015 beauty pageant wrongfully declared Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez Arévalo (first runner-up) the winner of the event.
Steve Harvey apologized moments later, saying:
“OK folks … I have to apologize,”
“Let me just take control of this. This is exactly what’s on the card. I will take responsibility for this. It was my mistake. It was on the card.”
“Nobody feels worse about this than me.”
Check out the embarrassing moment here:
Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez Arévalo (21) of Sincelejo, who was actually the first runner up removed the crown and give it to Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach.
Olivia Jordan, 27, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, finished third.
Moreover, Miss Puerto Rico 2015 was suspended indefinitely for posting a series of anti-Muslim messages on Twitter.
The annual beauty show was also thrust into controversy when then co-owner and US presidential candidate, Donald Trump made derogatory remarks about immigrants.
Beauty queens representing more than 80 countries was competing in Las Vegas at the 64th edition of the pageant.
Miss India, Urvashi Rautela failed to make it to top15 semi-finals round.
Source : CNN