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Miss Universe 2015 judge Perez Hilton weighs in on announcement mix-up

Dec 22, 2015 - 9:29 PM

Judges Niecy Nash Olivia Culpo and Emmitt Smith also give reactions on the winners announcement mix up

JUDGES. Perez Hilton, Niecy Nash, Olivia Culpo, and Emmitt Smith pose with Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach. Photo courtesy of HO/The Miss Universe Organization

2013 Miss Universe: Post-event walk-through

Nov 11, 2013 - 7:50 PM

We review the 2013 Miss Universe pageant point by point

BEST FRIENDS AND FINALISTS. Miss Philippines Ariella Arida holds hands with two of her closest friends in the 2013 Miss Universe pageant — Miss Venezuela Gabriela Isler and Miss Spain Patricia Yurena Rodriguez. Also in the photo is Miss Brazil Jakelyne Oliveira. Photo by Jonas Gaffud

Venezuela's Gabriela Isler crowned 2013 Miss Universe

Nov 10, 2013 - 2:00 PM

Co host Roberts dedicated the show to the people suffering from the typhoon in the Philippines

2013 MISS UNIVERSE. Venezuela's Gabriela Isler. Photo from the Miss Universe Facebook page

Ariella Arida is 3rd runner-up in 2013 Miss Universe

Nov 10, 2013 - 3:58 AM

The Philippines maintains top placement in the beauty pageant

CONGRATULATIONS, ARA! Miss Philippines Ariella Arida finishes on top at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant. Photo courtesy of the Miss Universe Organization LP, LLLP

HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 Miss Universe coronation night

Nov 10, 2013 - 2:04 AM

Will Miss Philippines Ariella Arida bring home the crown?

WILL SHE BRING HOME THE CROWN? Let's find out together. Graphic by Jessica Lazaro/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: 2013 Miss Universe rehearsal

Nov 09, 2013 - 3:00 PM

These photos give us an idea of what to expect on coronation night

RELAXED. Miss Philippines Ariella Arida at the coronation night rehearsal last November 6. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera/OPMB

Janine Tugonon is 'On the Scene'

Nov 08, 2013 - 9:14 PM

Miss Universe Philippines 2012 takes us behind the scenes

BACKSTAGE THIS TIME. 2012 Miss Universe 1st runner-up Janine Tugonon is a natural in front of the camera. Screen grab from YouTube (OfficialMissUniverse)

2013 Miss Universe prediction: Ariella Arida in Top 5!

Nov 08, 2013 - 6:40 PM

Here is Rappler s 2013 Miss Universe fearless forecast

PRAY SHE GETS THE CROWN. Miss Philippines Ariella Arida aims to bring home the Philippines' 3rd Miss Universe title. Styling by Kai Magsanoc. Makeup by Kris Bacani. Hair by Jay Macasaddu. Photography by Niccolo Cosme.

IN PHOTOS: 2013 Miss Universe prelims evening gown

Nov 07, 2013 - 11:05 PM

Rappler s exclusive evening gown competition photos

RADIANT IN YELLOW. Miss Philippines Ariella Arida in her Alfredo Barazza evening gown. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera/OPMB

IN PHOTOS: 2013 Miss Universe prelims swimwear

Nov 07, 2013 - 1:31 PM

Rappler s exclusive swimwear competition photos

SPORTY. Miss Philippines Ariella Arida at the swimwear portion of the Preliminary Competition. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera/OPMB

3 Filipinas in 2013 Miss Universe

Nov 07, 2013 - 8:08 AM

Meet the Filipinas vying for the Miss Universe 2013 crown

LONG LIVE THE FILIPINA! Miss Philippines Ariella Arida with Miss Canada Riza Santos and Miss Guam Alixes Scott. Screen shot from @araarida on Instagram

Glitz and politics as Russia hosts Miss Universe for first time

Nov 06, 2013 - 8:59 AM

Politics came near to overshadowing the glitz as one US host refused to come in protest at an anti gay law

GLIZ AND GLAM. Contestants perform onstage during the Miss Universe 2013 preliminary competition in Moscow, Russia, 05 November 2013. EPA/Sergei Ilnitsky

HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition

Nov 05, 2013 - 10:21 PM

86 candidates from around the world will compete in the Evening Gown and Swimwear competition

WHAT WILL ARIELLA ARIDA WEAR? How will she fare? Watch the live stream to find out. Ariella's Countries of the World photo courtesy of the Miss Universe Organization LP, LLLP

Miss World organizers say Bali final 'impossible'

Sep 11, 2013 - 7:32 AM

Just getting the venue and all the accommodation is impossible with APEC here

ENJOYING THE COMPANY. A pic posted by Miss Kosovo Antigona Sejdiu with Miss Philippines Megan Young in the former's official Facebook page. While organizers finalize the venue of the finals, the candidates are busy with daily activities.

Welcome back, Mutya Datul!

Sep 10, 2013 - 3:18 PM

Mutya s Supranational crown is dedicated to her family

A LEAP FOR THE PHILIPPINES. Miss Supranational 2013 Mutya Datul [right] with Bb Pilipinas pageant director Madame Stella Marquez-Araneta. All photos by Jory Rivera/OPMB

Megan Young makes cut in Miss World 2013 beach fashion

Sep 10, 2013 - 8:47 AM

The winner of the Beach Fashion competition will be announced on Sept 28

BEACH FASHION FINALIST. Megan Young with Miss World 2011 1st Princess Gwen Ruais in an Instagram pic posted by Gwen

Miss Supranational 2013 Mutya Datul returns to Manila

Sep 09, 2013 - 3:17 PM

The Filipina and first Asian to win the Miss Supranational title is en route to Manila

CINDERELLA STORY. Miss Supranational 2013 Mutya Datul [center] with 1st runner-up Miss Mexico and 2nd runner-up Miss Turkey. Photo from the Miss Supranational Facebook page

Miss World 2013 begins despite Muslim hardline protests

Sep 09, 2013 - 8:43 AM

As contestants took part in the opening ceremony around 100 police patrolled around the building where the contest was being held

SO IT BEGINS. Miss World Philippines 2013 Megan Young in a YouTube screen grab of her official Miss World profile video

IN PHOTOS: Megan Young's 1st week in Miss World

Sep 07, 2013 - 11:37 AM

See her first week in photos

ROOMMATES. Miss World Philippines 2013 Megan Young with her pageant roommate Miss Japan 2013 Michiko Tanaka. Check out all the photos Megan posted on her official Facebook page in her first week in Indonesia!

Mutya Datul is Miss Supranational 2013

Sep 07, 2013 - 2:13 AM

Miss Philippines gets the crown

CONGRATULATIONS, MUTYA! Miss Supranational 2013 is Philippines' Mutya Datul. Screen grab by Kai Magsanoc/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Miss Supranational 2013

Sep 07, 2013 - 12:22 AM

Will Miss Philippines Supranational Mutya Datul bring home the crown?

STRAIGHT FROM MINSK. Watch the coronation night in Belarus only here on Rappler. Image from the Miss Supranational Facebook page

Megan Young leaves for Indonesia

Sep 04, 2013 - 5:01 PM

A vote for Megan is a vote for the Philippines

SUPPORT SYSTEM. Megan Young with her number one fans, Victor and Lauren. All photos by Jory Rivera/OPMB

Megan Young ready for Miss World 2013

Aug 31, 2013 - 1:14 AM

The beauty queen meets the press before she leaves for Indonesia on September 3

PICTURE OF CONFIDENCE. Although sick and exhausted, Miss World Philippines 2013 Megan Young flashes a warm smile to the media at her official sendoff party. All photos by Bruce Casanova/OPMB

Indonesian minister wants cancellation of Miss World

Aug 30, 2013 - 3:53 PM

Local organizers of the pageant say the show must go on

WILL SHE HAVE A SUCCESSOR? Miss World 2012 Yu Wenxia. Photo from the Miss World Facebook page

Indonesian rights official rejects Miss World

Aug 30, 2013 - 7:52 AM

Police on the resort island of Bali where the activities begin on September 8 have deployed 1 000 officers to secure the event and escort contestants

HEADED TO INDONESIA. Miss World Philippines 2013 Megan Young [left] and Miss World Philippines 2012 Queenierich Rehman. Photo by Jory Rivera/OPMB

Megan Young 2nd in Ms World app poll

Aug 29, 2013 - 5:16 PM

Use the app to vote for Miss World Philippines Megan Young

VOTE FOR MEGAN. Miss World Philippines Megan Young is number two in the Miss World App votes. Image from the #MeganMW2013 Facebook page

Mutya Datul is Miss Personality at Supranational 2013

Aug 29, 2013 - 11:43 AM

We re not too surprised that Mutya Datul has caught the attention of judges as early as now

MISS PERSONALITY. Miss Philippines Supranational 2013 Mutya Datul [second from left] with the 3 other winners of Miss Supranational 2013 special awards. Photo courtesy of Global Beauties

Mutya Datul off to Ms Supranational

Aug 14, 2013 - 5:33 PM

The Pinay beauty queen is off to Minsk Belarus to compete in Miss Supranational 2013

GOODLUCK, MUTYA! Miss Philippines Supranational 2013 Mutya Datul (center) with (from left) Bb Pilipinas 2013 1st runner-up Pia Wurtzbach, Bb Pilipinas-Tourism Joanna Cindy Miranda, Bb Pilipinas-International Bea Rose Santiago and Bb Pilipinas-Universe Ariella Arida. All photos by Jory Rivera/OPMB

Beauty pageant 101: The other pageants

Aug 13, 2013 - 11:00 PM

Get to know the Filipinas competing in lesser known beauty pageants

PROUD TO REPRESENT. Bb Pilipinas Supranational Mutya Johanna Datul at the Parade of Beauties last April 6 at the Araneta Center, Cubao. Photo by Edric Chen

Pageants: It's a man's world, too!

Aug 07, 2013 - 5:31 PM

In 2012 two Filipino male representatives got noticed by the worldwide audience

RAINING MEN. June Macasaet (middle) with the Manhunt International 2012 runners up. Image from designer Jian Lasala's Facebook page

Big 4: The 'Olympics of beauty'

Aug 05, 2013 - 6:00 PM

What you need to know about the Big 4 beauty pageants

NEXT STEP: INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION. Binibining Pilipinas winners (from left to right) Mutya Datul, Bea Rose Santiago, Ariella Arida, Joanna Cindy Miranda and Pia Wurtzbach. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Disbelief, anger, shock: Netizens react to Miss Universe 2012

Dec 20, 2012 - 12:14 PM

It s a mix of disbelief anger and shock as Filipino netizens react to the results of the Miss Universe 2012 competition

MISS UNIVERSE 2012. Miss USA Olivia Culpo receives her crown from Miss Universe 2011 Leila Lopes. Photo posted on the Janine Mari Raymundo Tugonon Facebook page

Philippines is 1st runner up in Miss Universe 2012

Dec 20, 2012 - 10:58 AM

Miss USA Olivia Culpo is Miss Universe 2012