HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Andrea Meza of Mexico has been topped Miss Universe.
Meza, who has a software program engineering diploma, beat out out Miss Brazil on the finish of the evening, screaming Sunday when the announcer shouted “Viva Mexico!”
Earlier winner Zozibini Tunzi match the crown on Meza’s head and waited to verify it will keep in place as Meza beamed and took her first stroll to the entrance of the stage.
Tunzi, a public relations skilled who grew to become the primary Black girl from South Africa to win the competition, had held the title since December 2019. Final yr’s ceremony was canceled as a result of pandemic.
The pageant was hosted by “Entry Hollywood’s” Mario Lopez and actor and mannequin Olivia Culpo, the 2012 Miss Universe. It was broadcast stay from the Seminole Exhausting Rock Resort and On line casino Hollywood in Hollywood, Florida.
Forward of the pageant, Paula M. Shugart, president of the Miss Universe Group, acknowledged that that they had spent months planning a protected competitors that adopted related pointers as final November’s 2020 Miss USA competitors held in Memphis.
The Miss Universe competitors airs in additional than 160 territories and nations throughout the globe together with within the U.S on the FYI channel and on Telemundo.
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