Miss Colombia: Miss Philippines And I Should Have Been Co-Winners

Well into 2016, Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach is currently holed up in her fancy New York apartment, as she starts her one-year reign.

On the other side of America, however, it seems that a certain Colombian is still reeling from her loss.

Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez

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Apparently, Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez, the first runner-up in the Miss Universe pageant, thinks that she and Pia should have been named as CO-WINNERS after the notorious Steve Harvey gaffe. Miss Colombia was initially mistakenly crowned as the winner for all of a few minutes, when Steve went back up the stage and admitted to the error, leading to a most unusual crowning moment for Pia.

Speaking to Colombian radio network W Radio, Miss Colombia believes that the incident was “a great shock” and a “great injustice”, and that the Miss Universe organization handled the flub less than ideally.

“They did not do things the right way. They could have done it, I don’t know, the next day in a press conference or a press release.

Ariadna believed that the gaffe was very humiliating for her, as well as for her country, the Colombians and all Latinos present in the auditorium that night.

And when asked about former Miss Universe owner Donald Trump’s suggestion that she and Pia should have been named co-winners, she responded:

“For the first time, I agree with him.”


Still, the 21-year-old Colombian beauty was still looking on the bright side:

“I managed to make history, which I think is more important than winning the Miss Universe title.”

Regardless of what’s said and done, however, Pia is still the one with the crown, with a year’s worth of duties and responsibilities ahead of her. You go enjoy your reign, queen.

What are your thoughts on this? Do you agree with Ariadna or not?


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