And there is a new Miss Universe ” Andrea Meza“
After being postponed for over a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Miss Universe Pageant took place on Sunday at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. The show was co-hosted by Mario Lopez and former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo, who won the title in 2012. It featured a special appearance by Luis Fonsi.
Miss Mexico Andrea Meza, who wowed the world of selection with her beauty and intellect, got this year’s final crown.
During the final declaration round, Miss Mexico was asked to speak about changing beauty standards.
“We live in an increasingly advanced world, and as a society, we advanced with prejudices,” she explained through a translator. “Beauty today entails more than just how we appear. Beauty, in my opinion, emanates not just from our souls but also from our hearts and deeds. Nobody should ever tell you that you’re unimportant. “
During the final round of questions, Miss Mexico was asked how she might have treated the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I don’t believe there is a correct way to deal with a difficult situation like COVID-19,” she said. “However, I believe I would have installed the lock even before things got that bad, because we’ve lost so many lives and can’t afford to lose any more. We must look after our residents. That’s why I’d been looking after them since the beginning. “
Before the show, Paula M. Shugart, President of the Miss Universe Organization, talked about the pandemic and how the pageant was doing.
“We’ve spent months planning and organising security measures to create this Miss Universe version—one that will be unforgettable, special, and truly revolutionary,” she said.
The pageant included beauty queens from 74 countries and territories, but the final round included just 21 contestants. Ten people have entered the evening gown competition after competing in the swimsuit contest, pictures of which can be found here. The question and answer round was chosen from among the five contestants.
Miss South Africa, also known as Zozibini Tunzi, won the Miss Universe pageant for the final time in 2019. Madison Anderson came in fifth, with Miss Puerto Rico Sofa Aragn coming in second.
Tunzi then wowed the judges with her answer to the question, “What, most importantly, should we teach girls today?”
She responded, “Leadership is, in my opinion, the most important thing we can teach young girls today. For a long time, young girls and women have been lacking in this region. Not because we don’t want to, but because of societal biases against women. I believe we are the most powerful beings in the world. “
Tunzi said in a tweet that the torch has been passed on to her successor. “I knew from the start that my reign as Miss Universe would be unlike any other. Although I had not wished for this to be my year, it did open doors for me that I could never have expected. I am grateful for the opportunity to communicate with people all over the world and become aware of the issues that are most important to me. “
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