Published On: Mon, Dec 21st, 2015

Miss Universe host announced the wrong winner



The Miss Universe pageant 2015 was organized at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday, there happened a cringe-worthy moment on when Miss Universe host Steve Harvey who is an American comedian, television host, radio personality, actor, and author, erroneously proclaimed the wrong winner through the live telecast of the beauty show.

The host of The Steve Harvey Morning Show, Harvey, at first, proclaimed Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez’s name as the winner. It was later than she was given with the winner’s sash and crown then Harvey recognized his blunder.

Then he apologized as “Okay folks…I have to apologize,” he told, earlier than describing that the Philippines’ Pia Alonso Wurtzbach was, actually, Miss Universe 2015. The winner is a German-Filipina actress, model, host, TV personality, chef, beauty writer, stylist, makeup artist.

He further stated that “I will take responsibility for this,” and called it a “horrible mistake.”

He also abundantly apologized on Twitter soon after:

“I’d like to apologize wholeheartedly to Miss Colombia & Miss Philippines for my huge mistake. I feel terrible.”

He further tweeted as:

“Secondly, I’d like to apologize to the viewers at that I disappointed as well. Again it was an honest mistake.”

The Miss Universe show has been in the highlights for opposite arguments adjoining there by its co-owner and U.S. presidential candidate, Donald Trump, who is also an American business magnate, investor, author, television personality, and candidate for President of the United States in the 2016 presidential election, he had made disapproving comments regarding Mexicans.

The network with Spanish-language Univision inserted of a deal to televise the show, for which Trump sued the company for $500 million. He took over NBC’s stake in the Miss Universe Organization, which creates both Sunday’s show and the Miss USA competition, and, later on, sold the company in September.


About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.

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