Arna Yr Jonsdottir was crowned Miss Universe Iceland 2017 in Reykjavik on September 25, 2017. Ten young women from all over Iceland competed in this year's pageant. Jonsdottir will now compete in Miss Universe 2017 pageant whose date and venue have not yet been confirmed. Jonsdottir is a pageant veteran, having represented Iceland in Miss World 2015. But her biggest claim to fame so far is having withdrawn from Miss Grand International 2016 held in Las Vegas last October after she was told by the pageant organizer that she was "fat".
IMAGE COURTESY: MISS ACADEMY Max Sebrechts, the husband of Crystle Stewart, President of Miss USA organization (and formerly Miss USA 2008), has been accused of sexual improprieties by several Miss USA 2021 contestants, according to a YouTube video “Miss USA Scandal?” by Natly Denise, a “truther and pop-culture enthusiast.” You can watch the entire video here: https://youtu.be/8xM2jXL6MXw On her video, Natly displays a screenshot of an anonymous email sent to the affiliates of IMG/Endeavor including to Paula Shugart, president of the Miss Universe Organization (MUO). The email was cc’d to Crystle and Michael Hannah (franchise director of Miss USA). The author of the email claims that MUO has been sent substantial evidence of Sebrechts’ sexual predatory behavior and Shugart has known about it for a while but didn’t say anything (obviously to cover it up and to protect Crystle). Natly also displays screenshots of direct messages sent to her by former Miss USA contestants (the names hav