I am so glad to have taken part in the Miss Earth 2020 Virtual Press Conference via Zoom that took place on Nov. 29, 2020 - a day after the virtual pageant that was live streamed from Ktx.ph and Facebook. I was able to ask a question to the newly crowned Miss Earth, Lindsey Coffey from the USA! I appear starting at 47:53. Thank you to Carousel Productions/Miss Earth Organization for arranging this virtual conference and for permitting the media to record the meeting.
MANILA (UPDATE) - Lindsey Coffey from the USA was in tears after being named Miss Earth 2020 in a virtual coronation ceremony held Sunday morning, Manila time. Roxanne Baeyens from the Philippines was named Miss Earth Water 2020, while Michala Rubinstein from Denmark was named Miss Earth Fire 2020, and Stephany Zreik from Venezuela as Miss Earth Air. Coffey, 28, was in initial disbelief after learning about the results. “That is one of the best surprises I have ever received in my life. I am so shocked right now,” she said. “Honestly, I did not even think that I had enough to really do this because I am so brand new to all of this. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. But from the very beginning, the stars seemed to have aligned. Even though I had some doubts, all my supporters, my team knew I was on the right track. To actually have this come true, it’s pretty remarkable." Photo credit: Miss Earth USA Baeyens of the Philippines said she is grateful for the entire e
Watch CB Director Rafa Delfin's latest vlog where he discusses the controversy surrounding Miss Universe Colombia 2020, the war of words between Miss Universe Mexico 2019 Sofia Aragon and her national director Lupita Jones, and why he has not created a List Of Favorites for Miss Earth 2020.
A journalism graduate was crowned Miss Universe Colombia 2020 last Monday night. Laura Olascuaga , 25, of Bolivar, will be Colombia’s delegate to the Miss Universe 2020 pageant which will be held next year. A crowd favorite, Laura has shown immense dedication in winning the title. She holds a degree in Social Communication and Journalism from Universedad del Norte. Two years ago, Laura retired from Señorita Colombia 2018 due to personal reasons. According to an interview by a ngelopedia.com, Laura said that she is very blessed and thankful for all the opportunities she has received. I am very happy with the contest, I am very grateful for everything I learned, but another contest would be too much. That opportunity must be for someone who really wants … Obviously I prepared myself, like everyone else, to be Miss Colombia, and I had won, obviously I would have continued with the whole process,” Laura said. Other winners were: Jenifer Pulgarín Candelo, 1st runner-up; and Laura Julian
Three Bolivian queens for 2020 were crowned on November 14 in La Paz, Bolivia. In the photo above, from left to right: Carolina Fernandez, Miss Bolivia International 2020 who will compete in Miss International 2021 in Japan sometime in October 2021; Lenka Nemer, Miss Universe Bolivia 2020 who will compete in the next edition of Miss Universe whose date and venue have not been confirmed; and Alondra Mercado, Miss World Bolivia 2020 who will compete in Miss World 2021 in November next year. Bolivia has been competing in these international pageants for several decades but has not won any of them. Photo credit: Facebook
Asya Branch, Miss Mississippi USA 2020, is announced Miss USA 2020 winner, on stage at the Miss USA Competition at Graceland in Memphis Tennessee. (Miss USA 2020 Telecast) A 22-year-old woman from Mississippi was crowned the winner of Miss USA 's 2020 pageant. The beauty pageant aired Monday night on FYI after being postponed months from its original spring date due to the coronavirus pandemic. The live show took place at Elvis Presley's Graceland in Memphis, Tenn. Asya Branch was crowned by reigning Miss USA 2019, Cheslie Kryst , 29. Branch was reportedly the first African American to be named Miss Mississippi. She comes from Booneville and has plans to relocate to New York City for her new duties, according to People magazine . Branch discussed her stance on gun laws in a final statement before judges crowned a winner. The Mississippi native has been outspoken in the past about her passion for criminal justice reform, even previously attending a roundtable discussio
Months after the competition was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic , Ki'ilani Arruda earned the crown in a competition that aired live on Saturday from Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee. Arruda beat out 50 other contestants to claim the title — including first runner-up, Miss Oregon Shayla Montgomery , and second-runner up, Miss Georgia Shayla Jackson — before being crowned by her predecessor, Miss Teen USA 2019, Kaliegh Garris . Arruda is currently a freshman at the University of Puget Sound, studying molecular and cellular biology, and minoring in Spanish. "Ki'ilani's younger brother was diagnosed with Autism at the age of two. Because of her experience as a loving older sister, she wants to advocate for Autism Awareness and recently received her Registered Behavior Technician License," the Miss Hawaii USA website states. Originally slated for spring 2020, the Miss Teen USA competition had to be postponed earlier this year due to COVI