USA Wins Miss Universe 2012! Philippines is 1st Runner up!

Its year of the hometown girl!  All Big four queens were crowned in their hometown except for Miss Earth who was crowned in the Philippines!

Miss World crowned in China – Winner China

Miss International crowned in Japan – Winner Japan

Miss USA crowned in USA – Winner USA

Hometown girl Olivia Culpo is the new Miss Universe

Hometown girl Olivia Culpo is the new Miss Universe

Miss USA wins the 61st Miss Universe crown in a Christmas themed finals in Las Vegas minutes ago. She bested 88 other stunning women, including the crowd’s favorite Janine Tugonon of the Philippines who came in 2nd Place. Venezuela was third, Australia 4th and Brazil fifth.

Good Job Janine! 1st Runner up

Miss Philippines’ final answer received the most thunderous applause from the crowd! Janine’s Final Answer: “For me Miss Universe is not about being to speak a particular language, it’s about being able to influence and inspire other people. No matter what language you have as long as you have the heart you can inspire other people.”

Almost a winner! Janine Tugone while waiting for the announcement of winner

Almost a winner! Janine Tugone while waiting for the announcement of winner

Among the Top 10 are

-AUSTRALIA

– RUSSIA

-BRAZIL

-FRANCE

-VENEZUELA

-USA

-HUNGARY

-SOUTH AFRICA

-MEXICO

-PHILIPPINES

Top 16 delegates are:

-VENEZUELA -TURKEY -FRANCE -PERU -RUSSIA -MEXICO -POLAND -HUNGARY -SOUTH AFRICA -PHILIPPINES -CROATIA -BRAZIL -KOSOVO -AUSTRALIA -INDIA -USA

Surprisingly, eavy favorites  Georgia, Puerto Rico, and Paraguay did not made it in the semis.

Special Awards:

Best in National Costume: China

Miss Congeniality:

Former Miss Universe Philippines Venus Raj and Shamcey Supsup were in Las Vegas to support Janine!

 

The Miss Universe 2012 panel of judges included: singer Cee Lo Green, San Francisco Giants player Pablo Sandoval, “Iron Chef” star Masaharu Morimoto and U.S. Olympic beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings.

Anyways here are some comments of pageant fans all over the world in non Philippines pageant portal like Global Beauties – GLOBAL BEAUTIES

Hometown decision.. Do you agree with the results?

Hometown decision.. Do you agree with the results?