Miss Universe 2017: A Prologue

66th Miss Universe Competition

Has it really been almost a year?

It’s been 10 months since we experienced Miss Universe in Manila first hand – more specifically, had the pleasure of scoring a gig with one of its local broadcasters. Truth be told, it’s actually why we’re starting Pageant Geeks. 

Now, this forthcoming pageant was actually almost déjà vu.  It can be recalled that the Philippines was initially offered to serve as host country for the second year in a row, following the amazing local reception and reportedly nearly overshadowing the 2017 Super Bowl. But scheduling conflicts, specifically with the recently-concluded ASEAN Summit, ultimately prompted the MUO to return to Las VegasContinue reading “Miss Universe 2017: A Prologue”

India Takes 6th: Manushi Chhillar is Miss World 2017!

Miss World 2017 Winner

And regain its clout it did!

India’s Manushi Chhillar has captured her country’s 6th Miss World crown, 17 years after Priyanka Chopra‘s win in 2000. The 20-year-old model from the northern state of Haryana bested 117 other beauties for the 2017 title.  The pageant was held for the 7th time in Sanya, China on November 18.

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