Urvashi Rautela, a 21-year-old actress and model who appears in Bollywood films, was crowned Miss Diva Universe 2015 on October 14. She will now represent India in the Miss Universe 2015 pageant to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 20. The 1st runner-up is Natasha Assadhi and the 2nd runner-up is Naveli Deshmukh. Rautela actually won Miss Universe India 2012, but because of her young age of 17 she was not eligible to compete internationally. She is the first woman in Indian pageant history to have won the same title.
A local beauty pageant is attracting ample mockery on social media after a trans-identified male was crowned the winner of the competition and awarded a scholarship intended for young women. Brían Nguyen , 19, was awarded the crown in the Miss Greater Derry pageant, held on November 8 in the Greater Derry area of New Hampshire. The competition is a locally-run event under the national Miss America series of pageants. In addition to winning the crown, Nguyen will receive the Miss Greater Derry Scholarship , a financial award established to support young women. Nguyen, who is male, is a freshman at Nashua Community College majoring in Business Management. After his win, Nguyen wrote on Facebook : “ I am ecstatic to be the FIRST transgender woman to be a Miss America local titleholder, and I hope to make everyone proud and become the first to walk the Miss America stage. I am Brían Nguyen, your Miss Greater Derry 2023 .” Nguyen had previously announced on Instagram that he has intention