MANILA, Philippines– Miss World 2013 Megan Young will not only be crowning her successor come coronation night– she will also host this year’s Miss World 2014 pageant in London.
According to the Miss World website, Megan will share hosting duties alongside Access Hollywood’s Tim Vincent and Mr. World Canada 2013 Frankie Cena, who is the pageant’s web presenter.
Megan said she is excited to host the event.
“I am so excited to be co-hosting Miss World. I love hosting, it is truly one of my biggest passions and to be able to host such an iconic event in front of billions of viewers worldwide only a year after I was crowned is such an honor,” Megan said in the release posted on the website.
Aside from hosting Access Hollywood since 2005, Tim Vincent is one of Hollywood’s in-demand television hosts. The Welsh host previously hosted the pageant twice and is excited to be back.
“I am very excited to be hosting Miss World for a third time especially since we will be broadcasting live globally from London this time. It’s a truly great spectacle and it’s one of the few jobs where I could have sold my plus one several thousand times over!” Tim said.
Frankie Cena, who is the web presenter of this year’s pageant, hosted the 2014 Mister World pageant alongside Megan.
More than 124 candidates will compete for the blue crown currently in Megan’s possession. The Philippine representative is Valerie Weigmann.
Watch the trailer for the event here:
The pageant will air Sunday, December 14, 2:30 pm London time. – Rappler.com