Miss USA Wins Miss Universe Crown

Posted by on Dec 20, 2012 at 11:07 am

We’d be remiss if we didn’t offer our congratulations to the newest Miss Universe. Just because.

A self-described “cello nerd” defeated dozens of contestants from all over the globe to bring the crown back to the US after a drought of more than a decade.

Twenty-year-old Olivia Culpo is the new Miss Universe. She won the title last night at the Planet Hollywood casino on the Las Vegas Strip, replacing outgoing champion Leila Lopes of Angola.

“I’m dreaming, it’s a dream,” she said while surrounded by the other contestants.

The Boston University sophomore ended at 15-year losing spell for the US – an American had not won the Miss Universe title since Brook Lee in 1997.

Can’t say we can disagree with the judges.



The most unique outfit of the night goes to Miss Turkey. Mmm, turkey. Click to enlarge. You won’t be sorry.


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