Steve Harvey Gives Miss Universe Crown To The Wrong Girl
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The Internet exploded Sunday night when Steve Harvey named the wrong winner at this year’s annual worldwide Miss Universe pageant. Instead of giving the crown to Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurztbach, the 58-year-old talk show host announced that Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez-Arévalo was the new Miss Universe.
After a few moments, Harvey explained that he had made a mistake and apologized to everyone for misreading the ballot card. He then crowned the rightful winner in the most embarrassing and cringeworthy few minutes in the history of the pageant. Harvey’s flub left Miss Philippines speechless and Miss Colombia in tears, seeing as both women were shocked at the entire situation.
Harvey also took to Twitter to apologize but, at first, misspelled the home countries of both the women. He said that he felt terrible for his huge mistake, but the Internet isn’t that likely to forget the incident anytime soon.
Here are some of the reactions:
— Van Shumake (@SemperVan) December 21, 2015
— Michael Cost (@MickyCost) December 21, 2015
omg I’m done 😂😭 pic.twitter.com/fBT1GgpYDf
— jessica uli russo (@xoangeleyes) December 21, 2015
Nope. Too awkward. Packing my bags and moving to Antarctica tonight. Goodbye everyone. 👋🏼#MissUniverse2015
— Travis Bryant (@TravisBryantNYC) December 21, 2015
OHH MYYYY GODDDDDDD #MissUniverse2015
— Bernice Abreu (@berniceabr) December 21, 2015