'I was told to be the WINNER. That is why I got into the costume, too.'
The Philippines was once again involved in a Miss Universe announcement *mixup*, this time when it came to the awarding of the National Costume. ICYMI, Miss U host Steve Harvey announced that Miss Philippines Gazini Ganados won, and we even saw her
It's only happened once in the pageant's 68-year run!
Miss Universe Philippines candidate Gazini Ganados was most likely holding her breath as Steve Harvey announced the names of those who had made it to the pageant's top 10. She carried the weight and pressure of having to fill in
'I've always wanted to carry a piece of my country.'
Catriona Gray has passed on the Miss Universe crown to Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa. During her final walk onstage during the December 9 coronation night, Catriona wore a Philippine flag-inspired hand chain. The beauty queen is fond of nationalistic jewelry-
Miss South Africa carries jewels worth P254 million on her head.
Miss South Africa, Zozibini Tunzi, has officially been declared as Miss Universe 2019. She bested 90 contestants for the coveted title, including our own Miss Philippines, Gazini Ganados, who made it as far as the Top 20.Aside from the responsibility of
Steve, WYD?!
Remember 2015? Yeah me neither, but it was the iconic year that Steve Harvey accidentally announced the wrong winner of Miss Universe, mistakenly saying that Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez had won when Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach was the actual winner. It was...
It's a new era in Philippine pageantry!
Over the last 50 years, the Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc. (BPCI) has produced international beauty queens, including four Miss Universe titleholders: Gloria Diaz, Margie Moran, Pia Wurtzbach, and Catriona Gray.On December 9, the BPCI marks the end of an era because
You're still a winner, Gazini!
On December 9, the Philippines' bet to the Miss Universe 2019 pageant Gazini Ganados still made us proud despite not being able to bring home the crown. Gazini, who managed to land a spot in the Top 20 contestants, still made her
It's so beautiful it will move you to tears.
We're still a bit teary-eyed with Catriona Gray's last walk as Miss Universe at Miss Universe 2019, and now there's even more reason for us to remember her final reigning moments with extra fondness.Catriona
But they were able to regain their composure and confidence!
Several Miss Universe 2019 candidates suffered major falls onstage at the pageant's swimsuit preliminaries.The event was held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Georgia, USA on Friday night, December 6 (Saturday morning, December 7, Philippine time).Miss France Maë
Congratulations, Gazini!
We were all pretty confused today when Miss Universe 2019 host Steve Harvey announced that PH bet Gazini Ganados won the National Costume competition only to see standing beside him was Miss Malaysia Shweta Sekhon. Because of the mix-up, Steve announced
These shimmery frocks are everything!
Miss Universe 2019 may be over, but we still can't get over the drop-dead gorgeous final gowns some of the finalists wore.We loved seeing the sparkly numbers, which definitely took center stage at the competition. Here are some
Congratulations!
26-year-old Zozibini Tunzi from South Africa is this year's Miss Universe! She bested 89 other contestants and was crowned the ~*most beautiful woman in the universe*~ at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia. We know you'
There were so many ~nerve-wracking~ moments!
Zozibini Tunzi from South Africa has just been crowned Miss Universe 2019! This year's competition certainly had a lot of fun and *nerve-wracking* moments, and the Twitterverse reacted in THE BEST way possible! Here are some of the most
Super fierce!
Miss Universe candidates are always seen with long hair, and most of them are brunette and blonde. But for this year's pageant, Miss Universe France chose to be different. Maëva Coucke sported a blunt lob. She is a natural
Their questions ranged from protests to privacy to climate change!
Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa just won Miss Universe 2019! But before she was given the crown, Zozibini and the rest of the Top 5 finalists, Mexico, Thailand, Colombia, and Puerto Rico, had to answer questions from a variety of topics at
'Nothing is as important as taking up space in society and cementing yourself.'
Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa just won Miss Universe 2019! But before she was given the crown, Zozibini and the rest of the Top 3 finalists, Puerto Rico and Mexico, had to answer the same question during the Final Word portion of
Not going to lie: We teared up!
It may be time to pass the crown to a *new* queen, but not before one final goodbye from our very own Catriona Gray (Miss Universe 2018). She made heads turn when she walked out in a stunning blue gown by Mak
With shades fit for a queen.
A week ago, Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach teased on Insta swatches of her lipstick line. She did not reveal complete deets-just swatches and shade names.Today, Queen P revealed that she collaborated with makeup artist's Albert Kurniawan'
She looked like royalty!
Miss Vietnam 2017, H'hen Nie, who represented her home country at the Miss Universe 2018 competition, crowned her successor on December 7.Unlike other beauty queens who crown their successors in sparkly evening gowns, H'hen stepped onstage barefoot while wearing
Catriona posted a message of gratitude Instagram.
On Catriona Gray's last night as the reigning Miss Universe, the Pinay beauty queen said that her "emotions are all over the place" in an Instagram post on December 8.Sharing a photo from what looks like a booklet, Catriona wrote, "
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