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Chloe Powery-Doxey to represent Cayman Islands at 71st Miss Universe

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Miss Universe Cayman Islands 2022 first runner-up Chloe Powery-Doxey has been confirmed to represent the Cayman Islands at the 71st Miss Universe pageant. The 25-year-old coach and Women of Valor Basketball Club alumna from the district of George Town replaced the national winner, Tiffany Conolly, who is currently facing legal proceedings related to assault, property damage, and disorderly conduct. As is customary, if for any reason a queen is unable to complete her reign or perform her duties, the first runner-up shall take over. The upcoming Miss Universe edition will be held at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA on January 14. Meet the new Miss Universe Cayman Islands: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Cayman Islands Universe­čç░­čçż (@officialmissuniversecayman) Photos:  Maggie Jackson , AJConolly Photography RELATED POSTS: Miss Universe Cayman Islands 2022 is Tiffany Conolly Miss World Cayman Islands 2022 is Lea

Miss Universe beauties take center stage at extravaganza in Bangkok

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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

Five queens invited to first-ever Miss Universe Extravaganza in Bangkok

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The first-ever Miss Universe Extravaganza presented by the new owner of the Miss Universe Organization, the JKN Global Group PCL, will be held this Monday, November 7 at the Siam Pavalai Royal Grand Theatre, Paragon Cineplex, in Bangkok, Thailand. Headed by the self-made billionaire, media mogul and TV host Anne Jakkaphong Jakrajutatip, the highly anticipated event to be broadcasted across JKN streaming channels will be attended by MUO President Paula Shugart and CEO Amy Emmerich. One of the highlights will be the gathering of five Miss Universe beauties consisting of Natalie Glebova (2005), Leila Lopes (2011), Catriona Gray (2018), Andrea Meza (2020), and reigning Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu, for the first time in the Land of Smiles. The JKN Universe Extravaganza is also expected to give away gifts worth 7 million baht in total to the fans who will be attending the fabulous One Universe celebration. Following the historic event, a private gala dinner will be held in the evening from

Miss Universe Czech Republic 2022 is Sára Mikulenková

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S├íra Mikulenkov├í has been officially confirmed to represent the Czech Republic in the 71st Miss Universe pageant in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA this January. The 20-year-old model from Vala┼ísk├ę Mezi┼Ö├ş─Ź├ş was chosen among the Top 20 finalists of the ─îesk├í Miss Essens 2022 competition whose final show is scheduled for December 11. Another finalist, Ane┼żka Heraleck├í, was already named Miss Earth Czech Republic 2022 and will go to the Miss Earth 2022 final this month in the Philippines. "I don't even know where to start but yes, strange things are happening to me right now with life, but in a positive way. Fate took me in a different direction than I had planned. I feel humility, gratitude, joy, tears of happiness, and above all, support," said the newly appointed Miss Universe Czech Republic. This year's revolutionized ─îesk├í Miss Essens pageant showcases the contestants' journey to the competition with the reality show "Hled├í se Miss" on Prima Show. The judg

Former Miss Universe Argentina and fellow beauty queen secretly wed

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Former Miss Universe Argentina Mariana Valera and fellow beauty queen from Puerto Rico, Fabiola Valentín, revealed they had secretly tied the knot after keeping their relationship private for a long time. Their intimate wedding ceremony took place last Friday, October 28 in San Juan, Puerto Rico where same-sex marriage has been legal since 2015. Back in 2019, they both tried to join Miss Universe but while Mariana won her national title and went on to compete in the prestigious pageant in Atlanta, Georgia, Fabiola was not lucky enough to take home the Miss Universe Puerto Rico title as she only placed in the Top 3. Their paths crossed a year later when their pageant journey brought them together in Miss Grand International 2020 which was held in Bangkok, Thailand where they both placed in the Top 10 and fell in love. "Congratulations to both of you. MGIO always support “LOVE” without boundaries," Miss Grand International Organization posted about them on social media. The Mi

Miss Universe Armenia 2022 is Kristina Ayanian

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Kristina Ayanian has been officially announced as Miss Universe Armenia 2022 on Wednesday, November 2, and will now represent her country at the 71st Miss Universe pageant. The 25-year-old Bentley University graduate and a stock exchange company employee succeeded last year's titleholder Nane Avetisyan and will now prepare to travel to New Orleans, Louisiana, USA this January for the prestigious international competition. No stranger to pageantry, the talented classical pianist has been joining beauty competitions from a young age and won the titles Miss Boston Preteen, Miss Massachusetts Outstanding Teen and Miss Boston. Last year, she was named Miss Grand Armenia and went on to participate in Miss Grand International in Thailand. Armenia, a former Soviet republic in the mountainous Caucasus region between Asia and Europe, debuted at Miss Universe in 2018 with Eliza Muradyan. The country has yet to win the coveted crown. Meet the newly appointed Miss Universe Armenia: View

Chayenne van Aarle to represent Belgium at 71st Miss Universe

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Miss Belgium 2022 Chayenne van Aarle has now been officially confirmed to represent her country at the 71st Miss Universe pageant. The 23-year-old bilingual flight attendant from Antwerp won her beauty title during the national competition held at the Proximus Theater in De Panne in March. "Chayenne grew up in a castle full of neglected animals, from which her love for animals was born. As a child, she walked among zebras, kangaroos, camels and alpacas," the Miss Belgium Organization posted about her on social media. "As the daughter of hard-working parents, she quickly became independent and can now put that strength to good use in her Miss Universe adventure." The upcoming Miss Universe edition will be held at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA on January 14. Meet the new Miss Universe Belgium: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Chayenne van Aarle (@chayennevanaarle) Photos: Miss Belgium Organizat

Miss Universe Thailand 2022 Anna Sueangam-iam stuns fans with Fadil Berisha photos

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Miss Universe Thailand 2022 Anna Sueangam-iam finally released her stunning photos shot by New York City-based fashion photographer Fadil Berisha and they're currently receiving a lot of positive feedback on her social media. The photos she captioned "Crowns aren’t made of rhinestones. They’re made of discipline, determination and a hard to find alloy called courage" were taken during her official trip to New York in September. Anna is expected to be back in the USA this January for the 71st Miss Universe pageant which will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is one of several other contestants for the upcoming Miss Universe edition that was photographed by the world-renowned photographer. In case you missed it, here are the photos now everyone is talking about: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Anna Sueangam-iam (@annasnga_1o) Photos: Fadil Berisha Photography / Anna Sueangam-iam RELATED POSTS: Thailand's Anna Sueangam-iam to wear S

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

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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

Česká Miss Essens 2022: Meet the Top 20 finalists

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Out of over 8,000 applicants, the selected Top 20 finalists vying for the newly reformatted ─îesk├í Miss Essens 2022 have been officially revealed. Continue to follow the contestants' journey to the competition on the reality show "Hled├í se Miss" every Saturday night exclusively on Prima Show . One of them will walk away with the title in the final telecast on December 11. Meet the Top 20 finalists: Adriana Bere┼żnyk, 24, Praha Aneta Hyp┼íov├í, 20, Bene┼íov Ane┼żka Heraleck├í, 20, Jihlava Anna Am├ęlie Va┼í├íkov├í, 21, Praha Barbora V├ştkov├í, 22, Bzenec Karol├şna Il─Ź├şkov├í, 18, Dub┼łany Kl├íra Stejskalov├í, 19, Prost─Ťjov Kristina Jur─Źenko, 19, Kladno Krist├Żna Pavlovi─Źov├í, 20, Strakonice Marie Dan─Źi, 25, Krnov Natalia Al-Imam, 22, Praha Nat├ílie Je┼Ö├íbkov├í, 20, Znojmo Nelly Kol├í┼Ö├şkov├í, 18, Brno Nicole ┼á├íchov├í, 25, Praha S├íra Klugerov├í, 25, Teplice S├íra Mikulenkov├í, 20, Vala┼ísk├ę Mezi┼Ö├ş─Ź├ş Tereza R┼»┼żi─Źkov├í, 22, Jablonec nad Nisou Valentina Vor├í─Źov├í, 21, Praha Vanesa ┼áv├ędov├í, 19, P┼Öerov Vanessa ─îe