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Gloria Diaz reveals her top 5 bets for Miss Universe 2016 -

Miss Universe 1969 Gloria Diaz on Friday revealed her top five picks for the upcoming 65th Miss Universe on January 30. In an interview with Karen Davila on ANC's “Headstart”, Diaz said that on top of her mind were the women she had already interacted ...and more »

At Miss Universe pageant, Steve Harvey couldn't let go of last year's disaster - Washington Post

Remember in December 2015 when Steve Harvey accidentally read the name of the wrong Miss Universe winner, and the agonizing scene when Miss Colombia's crown was taken off and given to the actual winner, Miss Philippines? Even if you managed to forget ...and more »

France wins Miss Universe for first time in 64 years - RFI

France won the Miss Universe beauty pageant for the first time for 64 years on Monday. Dental surgery student Iris Mittenaere, a 24-year-old from Lille in northern France, said she was "very surprised" to have won the crown. Mittenaere beat Miss Haiti ...and more »

How likely are you to meet a Miss Universe? (And other important questions) - Hindustan Times

Iris Mittenaere of France is crowned the new Miss Universe 2016 by 2015 Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach.(AP). “Military intelligence,” “open secret,” “Microsoft Works,” “seriously funny.” Now, you can add another item to the list of improbable combinations ...and more »

Why We Shouldn't Judge Women Who Join Beauty Pageants -

To be a citizen of a country where beauty pageant culture is inculcated in youth, and then to admit to not being a fan of these contests would be seen as unpatriotic and sacrilegious. Yet here I am. Somewhere between the '90s, the decade where my ...and more »

Miss Universe 2016 France Iris Mittenaere's advocacy, winning answer and other notable comments from Monday's show - International Business Times AU

Miss France Iris Mittenaere was hailed the 65th Miss Universe on Monday. She is currently pursuing a degree in dental surgery and hopes to utilise her reign to advocate for dental and oral hygiene. During the final question and answer segment, the Miss ...and more »

Iris Mittenaere from France crowned as Miss Universe - Xinhua

MANILA, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- Miss France Iris Mittenaere was crowned the 65th Miss Universe here on Monday. The 24-year-old model beat 85 other beauties to take the title from Pia Wurtzbach of the Philippines at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila. Miss ...and more »

Miss Universe Iris Mittenaere calls for open borders -

Miss France Iris Mittenaere, 24, was crowned Miss Universe, a surprise winner whose name never came up in preliminary competitions that were once dominated by Latinas and Southeast Asian beauties — most of whom lost in the shortlists after many ...and more »

Miss France wins Miss Universe crown -

Iris Mittenaere edges out Miss Haiti, the first runner-up, and Miss Colombia the second runner-up. Image Credit: REUTERS. Pia Wurtzbach places the Miss Universe crown on Miss France Iris Mittenaere after the latter was declared winner in the Miss ...and more »

I'm no Trump, says battle-hardened Miss U sponsor Chavit Singson - GMA News

Luis "Chavit" Singson, a larger-than-life Filipino tycoon who has brought the Miss Universe pageant to Manila, has much in common with the man who owned the franchise two years ago: U.S. President Donald J. Trump. Both men are immensely wealthy and are ...and more »