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Reacting To Miss Universe 2023 Finals

In this vlog, I react to the finals of Miss Universe 2023 held in El Salvador on November 18, 2023. Watch my reaction to Top 20, Top 10, Top 5, R’Bonney Gabriel’s farewell look, Top 3, and the announcement of the winner.  

Nicaragua Wins Miss Universe 2023

  Sheynnis Palacios , a 23-year-old communications graduate representing Nicaragua, has been crowned Miss Universe 2023 at the José Adolfo Pineda Arena in San Salvador, El Salvador on November 18. Sheynnis becomes the first woman from Nicaragua to win the coveted title. It is also Nicaragua’s first ever major crown. Anntonia Porsild, 27, of Thailand, whom many pageant pages had selected as the winner, placed first runner-up instead. If she had won, she would have been the first woman to have won two Grand Slam pageants (she won Miss Supranational 2019). Moraya Wilson, 22, of Australia was second runner-up. The other two finalists were Karla Guilfú of Puerto Rico, 25, and Camila Avella of Colombia, 28, who made history by becoming the first married mother to compete in Miss Universe since 1956. Rounding up the top 10 were the delegates from the Philippines, El Salvador, Peru, Venezuela and Spain. Completing the top 20 were Chile, India, Jamaica, South Africa, Namibia, USA, South Africa,

Miss Universe Judge Reveals Bankruptcy Likely Due To 'Outrage' Over Transgender Organizer

  A 2022 Miss Universe judge is revealing why the organizer behind the event has filed for bankruptcy just days before the next main event. "I think the outrage about a trans woman coming to Miss Universe and preaching, 'Bring the power back to women,' couldn't be more of an oxymoron," television host and reporter Emily Austin said Thursday on " Varney & Co. " "I think her company in Thailand has its own financial issues," she continued, "but socially and morally it's just wrong. And people are starting to catch on that." Thai business tycoon and transgender activist   Anne Jakrajutatip of the JKN Global Group   bought the Miss Universe organization for $20 million in 2022. Jakrajutatip, who has international fame as a transgender celebrity ,   described the purchase at the time as "a strong, strategic addition to our portfolio." But one year later, the franchise itself appears unstable. A public document sent to the

Let’s Talk About Miss Universe 2023 Before The Prelims

This group chat was conducted via Zoom on Saturday, November 11, 2023 at 9:00 PM EST. My guests include Peter Sereno, Brian Javier, Phil Pugeda, Antonio Rivadeneira, and Hector Joaquin. The original gang of Critical Beauty group chat!