Miss USA 2015 Olivia Jordan is serenaded by singer Seal at Miss Universe 2015 pageant. Photo credit: Miss Universe Organization
TheMiss USA Pageantnow onFoxis returning to the Strip on June 5. It’s expected to land back at Planet Hollywood and is just one month after ourMiss Nevada America Pageantwinner is chosen May 6 at Tropicana (theMiss Nevada USA Pageantwinner was crowned in November).
The annual pageant since 1952 winds up selecting the American entrant for the Miss Universe Pageant. Both were owned by real-estate mogul and Republican presidential front runner Donald Trumpuntil he sold them after his headline remarks about Mexican immigrants crossing the border.
Miss USA was here from 2008 through 2013, then moved to Baton Rouge, La., for the 2014 and 2015 contests, where Olivia Jordanof Oklahoma was crowned July 12, 2015. Olivia returns here to crown her successor.
Steve Harvey served as host for the Miss Universe Pageant in December at Planet Hollywood where he made global headlines for incorrectly naming the winner as Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrezinstead of Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach, who was actually voted to receive the crown.
Although he is signed to a six-year contract with Miss Universe, Steve won’t have the opportunity to redeem himself at Miss USA. Todd Newton, Alex Wehrley and Julie Alexandria served as hosts last time.