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The first trans Miss Universe contestant didn’t win the crown, but she won the internet

‘This is for you, for those who have no visibility.’

On Dec 17, 2018 by Alex Dalbey

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Miss USA thought everyone spoke English—and the internet is not amused

As if the country didn't have enough to be embarrassed about.

On Dec 13, 2018 by Alyse Stanley

Two former Miss Universe pageant staffers say now-President Donald Trump would veto women of color if there were 'too many' in the contest he used to run, according to a new report.

Trump reportedly vetoed women of color at Miss Universe pageants

Trump reportedly would review footage of contestants in gowns and swim wear before the pageant.

On Mar 8, 2018 by Andrew Wyrich

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Trump reportedly rigged votes in Miss Universe pageants

The fixes were in.

On Feb 20, 2018 by Ellen Ioanes

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This selfie with Miss Iraq, Miss Israel sparks international incident

The two posed together to promote peace. Instead, it caused an uproar.

On Dec 16, 2017 by Tess Cagle


Miss Netherlands’ ‘Single Ladies’ dance during Miss Universe break goes viral

The best moment of Miss Universe 2017 wasn't on TV.

On Jan 30, 2017 by Austin Powell

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Trump attacks former Miss Universe’s weight after she endorses Clinton

He has a long history of insulting her with names like 'Miss Piggy' and 'Miss Housekeeping.'

On Sep 27, 2016 by Jaya Saxena

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Twitter roasts Steve Harvey alive for Miss Universe fail

These are some third-degree burns.

On Dec 21, 2015 by Ziwe Fumudoh

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What it’s like to be ‘hafu,’ or half-black, in Japan

The backlash against Miss Universe winner Ariana Miyamoto reflects the struggle of biracial people in Japan.

On Mar 26, 2015 by Marisa Kabas

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International tensions flare over Miss Israel’s selfie with Miss Lebanon

The conflict between the two nations even made its way to the Miss Universe pageant.

On Jan 18, 2015 by Michelle Jaworski