The host of the Miss Universe pageant mistakenly announces Miss Colombia as the winner before correcting the mistake and announcing that the crown really goes to Miss Philippines. Mana Rabiee reports.
(REUTERS / RCN / THE MISS UNIVERSE ORGANIZATION) – It was unprecedented in Miss Universe history.
A woman crowned then ANOTHER woman named the real winner.
A mistake .. by host Steve Harvey who read the wrong name on live TV (nats from steve harvey)
In Sucre, Columbia, supporters of Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez Arévalo were ecstatic when she was crowned Miss Universe — but then — disbelief…
FORMER BEAUTY QUEEN, PAULA CORREA,
“It all of a sudden went from a moment full of joy and excitement to a moment full of humiliation and sadness for us. It really seems unfair.”
But in Manila, Filipinos were delighted that one of their own — Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, who’s half German — was crowned the true winner
But as happy as they are, the attention is on Steve Harvey.
“I’d like to apologize wholeheartedly to Miss Colombia and Miss Philippines for my huge mistake,” he said on Twitter. “I feel terrible.”