NIA FRANKLIN, REPRESENTING NEW YORK, WAS CROWNED MISS AMERICA 2019 ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2018 IN ATLANTIC CITY The Miss America Organization announced Tuesday that its upcoming pageant will be held at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. NBC will broadcast the Miss America 2020 pageant live from the Mohegan Sun Arena on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 8 p.m. (The pageant was broadcast from Atlantic City last year on ABC. “Miss America is a storied organization that has a long history of empowering women, providing tremendous educational resources to women and serving the overall public good,” said Ray Pineault, president and general manager of Mohegan Sun, in a statement. “Like the Miss America Organization, Mohegan Sun celebrates the successful and inspiring women within our company and the Mohegan Tribe. We’re thrilled to be hosting an impactful event like the Miss America competition in December, and we look forward to working with both Miss America and NBC on what will be a tremend
Ardent Trump supporter Kathy Zhu has said she was stripped of a Miss World America title after the organizers took issue with her black-on-black violence tweet and her refusal to try on a hijab as part of a school activity. Jack Posobiec ✔ @JackPosobiec BREAKING: The @ MissWorldLtd competition has stripped Trump supporter @ PoliticalKathy of her title as Miss Michigan 7 532 23:25 - 18 июл. 2019 г. Информация о рекламе в Твиттере и конфиденциальность 6 259 человек(а) говорят об этом Prominent conservative commentator Kathy Zhu, known as Political Kathy on Twitter, posted a screenshot of an email by state director of the Miss World America beauty pageant for Michigan, Laurie DeJack , notifying her that she must dissociate herself from the contest due to “offensive, insensitive and inappropriate content” found on her social media. Kathy Zhu @PoliticalKathy Miss World America
Critical Beauty salutes Gloria Diaz as she celebrates her 50th Coronation Anniversary as Miss Universe 1969. Several members of the Critical Beauty Group on Facebook have posted warm and beautiful congratulatory messages for Gloria in the hope that she will get to read all of them. We have captured the screenshots of these messages (posted from July 12 to 14, 2019) and published them here for perpetuity. From Ricardo Guiraldes (via Gmail, July 12, 2019:) On the 50th anniversary that your beauty and personality were crowned as the best in the universe, I would like to share with you how proud I am that in the night of the election, your hair was styled by a famous Chilean: Luiggi Congratulations for been the first Philippine woman to win the Miss Universe pageant. With love from Chile (and England) Ricardo Güiraldes From Miguel Angel Solis (via Gmail, July 14, 2019): Congratulations Gloria for your 50 anni
Emma Victoria Jenkins was crowned Miss Universe Great Britain 2019 on July 13, 2019 at the Riverfront in Newport, Wales. She will not compete in the next edition of Miss Universe whose date and venue have yet to be announced. Jenkins was crowned by outgoing title holder Dee-Ann Kentish Rogers .
ISOA KAVAKIMOTU/FACEBOOK Kalo Funganitao hit out at "bullies" during a dramatic speech as part of the Heilala festival. The reign of Auckland student Kalo Funganitao as Tonga's Miss Heilala has been wiped off the official records after she accused the beauty pageant of bullying. Her speech last week at the Miss Heilala pageant in Nuku'alofa stirred controversy across the Pacific, with calls for pageants to come to an end, for the deputy prime minister of Tonga to resign and for young women to challenge authority. The Tonga Tourist Assocation, which operated the Heilala Festival, issued a statement on Friday hitting back at Funganitao. It said she had failed to perform her duties as Miss Heilala 2018-19 and had therefore forfeited her title. It said the runner up would be retrospectively named as Miss Heilala 2018-19 Before handing over the crown to this year's winner , Funganitao delivered a fiery speech which accused the
Coco Arayha Suparurk was crowned Miss Grand Thailand 2019 in Bitec Bangna Hall in Bangkok on July 13. She represented the municipality of Nakhon Phanom. She will now represent Thailand in 2019 Miss Grand International pageant to be held in Venezuela on October 25. Suparurk stirred some controversy after she posted on her Instagram a photo of the current Miss Universe Catriona Gray next to that of Miss Grand International 2018 Clara Sosa . In the photo, Clara was described as "fit" and Catriona as "fat". Her post generated much hatred mostly from Filipino pageant fans who were hoping that Suparurk would not win the national title.
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24-year-old model Sharon Pieksma from Rotterdam kwas crowned Miss Netherlands 2019 on June 30th. She will represent the Netherlands in the next edition of Miss Universe pageant whose date and venue have not yet been announced. “Thank you Miss Nederland for believing in me, giving me bigger power to bring my vision into this world,” Pieksma posted on her Instagram. Fabiënne Davelaar was named the runner-up. Leontine Brns won the Miss Social Media special award , while the Miss Congeniality subtitle went to Daphne Albers . PHOTO CREDIT: FACEBOOK