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Miss Universe Indonesia under Poppy Capella officially launched

Two weeks after the announcement that shocked the pageant community, the new Miss Universe Indonesia organization under the leadership of Indonesian singer and entrepreneur Poppy Capella has been officially launched. A star-studded press conference followed by a glittering red carpet gala dinner took place on Tuesday, February 21 at the Mulia resort, on the beautiful Nusa Dua in Bali. Among the special guests were reigning Miss Universe from the USA R'Bonney Gabriel, second runner-up Andreína Martínez Founier of the Dominican Republic, and Top 5 finalist Gabriëla Dos Santos of Curacao. The owner of the Miss Universe Organization Anne Jakrajutatip and her team were also present and made another surprising revelation about her company's preference for standalone national pageants being held exclusively for her prestigious brand. "We (MUO) prefer to have just one stage for one beauty pageant brand. No other brands must involve. I respect your work in the past 20-30 years, I a

Miss Universe unveils new 'Force for Good' Mouawad crown

The new Miss Universe crown "Force for Good" by Mouawad was officially unveiled on Monday, December 19 at True Icon Hall (Icon Siam) in Bangkok, Thailand. Crafted by hand with 993 stones, 110.81 carats of blue sapphire, and 48.24 carats of white diamond, the Mouawad masterpiece truly represents what Miss Universe Organization stands for. The intricate design evokes the organization's "belief in a future forged by women who push the limits of what’s possible and the incredible women from around the world who advocate for positive change." According to Miss Universe owner Anne Jakrajutatip, the new crown "stands for a graceful reincarnation of the Miss Universe Organization’s long-standing values and heritage as a guiding light, shining bright to the future glory." "The new crown is also the dazzling illustration of both the challenges and rewards that come when young women advocate for causes close to their heart and strive to make an impact on the

Miss Universe beauties take center stage at extravaganza in Bangkok

JKN Global Group PCL, the new owner of the Miss Universe Organization successfully held the first-ever Miss Universe Extravaganza at Paragon Cineplex in Bangkok, Thailand. The highly talked-about historic event which was held on Monday, November 7, and streamed across JKN platforms, was a spectacle parade of Miss Universe beauties all glammed up for the special occasion. Attended of course by the new owner herself from Thailand, Anne Jakkaphong Jakrajutatip, with MUO President Paula Shugart and CEO Amy Emmerich, the empowered reigning Miss Universe and menstrual equity advocate Harnaaz Sandhu, former titleholders, and Miss Universe Thailand's present and former queens. The past winners who were present include Miss Universe 2005 Natalie Glebova, who after her reign made the decision to settle in Thailand where she won her title. She talked about her love for the country and attest to the many wonderful things its beauty and its warm people can offer the world. Miss Universe 2011 Le

JKN Global Group's acquisition of the Miss Universe Organization officially announced

Thai content company and world-class commerce JKN Global Group under the leadership of Anne Jakkaphong Jakrajutatip officially announced the acquisition of the Miss Universe Organization from IMG.  A press conference was held on Thursday, October 27 at the JKN Empire Building in Thailand to reveal several details of the new MUO ownership and answer questions from the local and international media. "JKN is extremely honored to acquire the copyright and business of Miss Universe. Working with a management team with a great vision to reach people around the world as well as foster strong relationships between business partners and world-class brands. To continue the value of the MISS UNIVERSE brand," said JKN CEO who just became the first woman and non-US citizen to own the entire MUO. MUO CEO Amy Emmerich, who virtually attended the conference with MUO President Paula Shugart, said: “I am excited to be working with JKN to create the growth of the Miss Universe Organization to t

Miss Universe is now owned by Thai billionaire Anne Jakrajutatip

Chief Executive Officer of JKN Global Group Public Company Limited, Anne Jakrajutatip, has now been confirmed as the new owner of the Miss Universe Organization. The Thai transgender businesswoman, also known as Anne JKN, made the announcement of full ownership of MUO on social media with the caption "Yes, I own it all, I am the sole owner, and finally, the universe is ours." This update also just confirmed the recent rumor that a billionaire from Thailand was interested in buying Miss Universe after the news broke out it was allegedly being sold by the previous owner IMG for $20 million. A virtual press conference will be held with MUO President Paula Shugart and CEO Amy Emerich to discuss this historic acquisition. It will be broadcasted live on JKN18 TV channel, and on Facebook and YouTube this Thursday, October 27 from 10 a.m. (Bangkok time). Anne made history by becoming the first-ever woman and non-US citizen to own the entire organization. She now has the power to over