2.28.2022

Interview With Destiny Wagner - Miss Earth 2021


 Get to know Destiny Wagner, Miss Earth 2021, the first woman from Belize to have won a major international beauty pageant title.




2.26.2022

Former Miss Grand Ukraine Joins Army To Fight Russians

 


A former Miss Grand Ukraine beauty queen has joined her nation's army to fight off invading Russian forces.

Anastasiia Lenna was crowned a national pageant winner aged 24 in 2015, as she dazzled in dresses and high heels but the model has swapped her glamorous lifestyle to put her body on the line for Ukraine.

The brave model's step into the battlefield to defend her country is a far cry from her previous job working across Turkey as a public relations manager.

According to her Instagram highlights titled Airsoft, Anastasiia is no stranger to wielding a weapon albeit those that typically fire plastic projectiles rather than real bullets.

Streams of snaps show her in full military gear in wooded arenas and indoor training grounds over the past couple of years but now she will be hoping her experience comes in handy.

Since Vladimir Putin waged war on Ukraine this week, the former beauty queen has been using her platform of over 40,000 social media followers to rally support for her country.

Saturday saw Anastasiia share various patriotic content on Instagram as well as her own captions to photos of war.

She warned Russian troops: "Everyone who crossed the Ukrainian border with the intent to invade will be killed!"

Another post expressed her pride in Ukraine's resistance so far which has already seen Russia lose more men than Putin had encountered for, according to intelligence.

Anastasiia said: "Our army is fighting in such a way that NATO should apply for entry into Ukraine."

Sharing content praising the example set by Ukraine's former comedian president by walking among soldiers, she wrote: "A true and strong leader. This is the President of Ukraine"

Anastasiia also shared a plea from world champion boxer Usyk Oleksandr who appealed to his Russian social media followers to not send loved ones into battle with Ukraine.

The marketing and management graduate from Slavistik University in Kyiv has called on her follow country people to remove all road signs to make it harder for invading troops to navigate through Ukraine.

A translation of her call to action reads: "Dismantling road signs on all roads of the country. The enemy has a pathetic connection, they don't orientate the terrain. Let's help them go straight to hell.


Source: https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/world-news/former-miss-grand-ukraine-anastasiia-26337504

2.24.2022

Miss Alabama Zoe Bethel's Cause of Death Revealed

 



Miss Alabama 2021 Zoe Bethel died after suffering "blunt force trauma," the Miami Police Department, citing the medical examiner, confirmed to Fox News Digital.

Per authorities, the Miami-Dade Medical Examiner ruled the beauty queen's tragic death an "accident."

According to a statement, officers responded to a call on Feb. 11 around 12:05 a.m. Per a preliminary police investigation, Bethel had fallen out of a third-story window. After officers arrived on the scene, Bethel was transported by Miami Fire Rescue to Jackson Memorial hospital in "critical condition."

Per the statement, officers had "responded to a call of a possible suicide attempt;" however, that has since been clarified with the statement noting, "This was a tragic accident." No foul play is suspected.

Her family released a statement to Fox News Digital characterizing her as a devout believer in Jesus Christ and a patriotic, strong conservative.

"She loved God and valued her life as well as the lives of those around her," the statement read. "She was growing and becoming more successful each year of her life, and she was only just beginning. And if she had a choice, she would still be here with us today."

"No matter who you were, Zoé always looked for the good in people," the statement continued. "At the core she was a creative minded person."

Bethel's family described her as a loving mother to a 5-year-old daughter and noted that she loved being in nature.

"She found joy in the outdoors and whenever her family around her had an ailment, she was ready with her natural remedies to find a cure," the family's statement read. "Even though she was glamorous in her modeling and as a pageant queen, She was not afraid to get her hands dirty for a good cause."

Bethel's family initially confirmed she passed away on Friday, Feb. 18 in a post shared to her public Instagram account.

 Zoe Bethel's tragic death was ruled an "accident" by the Miami-Dade Medical Examiner's office, the Miami Police Department confirmed to Fox News Digital. (Instagram @zosobe)

Zoe Bethel's tragic death was ruled an "accident" by the Miami-Dade Medical Examiner's office, the Miami Police Department confirmed to Fox News Digital. (Instagram @zosobe)

"On Friday, February 18, 2022, at approximately 5:30AM Eastern time in Miami, Florida, our beloved Zoe Sozo Bethel passed from this life into the next as a result of succumbing to her injuries," the post reads.

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The beauty queen's family members previously revealed she sustained "severe damage" to her brain and brainstem after an accident took place on the night of Feb. 10. She was placed in a coma, and doctors had informed the family she "may not have much time left."

In addition to being the current Miss Alabama for American Strong, Bethel was active in several organizations and groups. She was a political commentator for RSBN, a brand ambassador for Turning Point USA and Liberty University's Falkirk Center, according to her family's post.

Fox News' Melissa Roberto contributed to this report.

Source: https://www.fox5ny.com/news/miss-alabama-zoe-bethels-cause-of-death

2.22.2022

My Top 10 Top 2s At Miss Universe - On 2-22-2022

 

February 22, 2022 will never happen again so I figured I'd make the date memorable by at least coming up with my top 10 favorite top 2's at Miss Universe. Click to watch!




2.18.2022

What I Learned From Judging World Top Model 2022 & Other Stuff

 

I had the privilege of judging the World Top Model 2022 Competition that took place at The New Yorker Hotel in New York City from February 10 - 13. The competition was produced and organized by Beauty It's Everywhere Inc. in conjunction with the 2022 New York Fashion Week. In this vlog, I recap the event and reveal what I have learned from it as well as show some of the highlights.




2.15.2022

World Top Model 2022 Competition - Crowning Moments & Post-Coronation Interviews

 



I had an amazing time judging the World Top Model 2022 competition held Sunday night, February 13, at The New Yorker Hotel Ballroom. Nineteen women of all shapes, shades, and ages from around the world competed in the fifth edition of the contest. Three titles were awarded for each age division. Here are the official results (photo from left to right): World Top Model Teen 2022 - Landyn Exarhos (Greece), World Top Model Miss 2022 - Natalie Miller (Ireland) and World Top Model Ms. 2022 - Lidia Szczepanowski (East Coast). Silver Medalist - Hulda Vigdísardóttir (Iceland) Bronze Medalist tie) - Reya Mico (Philippines) and Kayla Wilson (North America) Thank you to Rene Bionat of @beautyitseverywhere for inviting me to judge this unique and inspirational competition.



2.10.2022

How Pageant Titleholders Deal With Bullying

 

This video is a compilation of video clips from my 2020/2021 interviews with six pageant titleholders who each gave their respective answer to the question, “How do you deal with bullying?”’ The titleholders include: Lindsey Coffey - Miss Earth USA 2020 & Miss Earth 2021 Felix Martin II - Mister Supranational USA 2021 Nadia Sayers - Miss Universe Ireland 2020 Sanjay Ramcharan - Mister Gay Netherlands 2021 Nathalie Yasmin Mogbelzada - Miss Grand Netherlands 2021 Chantel O’Brian - Miss Universe Bahamas 2021




2.02.2022

Interview With Sienna Evans - Miss World Bahamas 2021

 

Watch my fun interview with the bubbly and charming Sienna Evans, Miss World Bahamas 2021. Click the banner to go to the link. Skip to 6:29 where Sienna starts to appear.