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  • 10
    Aug
    2015

    Lara Dutta back with fresh season of Miss Diva 2015

    IndianExpress.com – Actress-entrepreneur Lara Dutta is back with an all fresh season of Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2015 — a beauty pageant to choose an Indian representative to compete at the Miss Universe 2015. Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2015 will start its journey across 10 cities, starting August 16 in Kolkata, said a statement.

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    The series will be hosted and mentored by Lara, who is a former Miss Universe title holder. She won in the year 2000. The auditions for the Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2015 will take place across the country in cities like Kolkata, Lucknow, Indore, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Pune, Delhi, Hyderabad and Bengaluru, culminating in the final round of auditions at Mumbai.

    Read the full article here.


  • 10
    Aug
    2015

    Former Miss USA Erin Brady Reveals What Inspired Her Business Romeo In A Box

    OKMagazine.com – Erin Brady may be known for her reign as Miss USA 2013, but the beauty pageant titleholder is now making a name for herself as an entrepreneur!

    With a background in business, Brady put her skills and passion to use by joining ABC Family’s new unscripted series, Startup U, to help develop and find investors for her company Romeo in a Box.

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    Brady exclusively chatted with OKMagazine.com about her run on the show, what inspired her business, what it was like going through the experience with her husband and more!

    http://okmagazine.com/get-scoop/erin-brady-business-romeo-in-a-box-why-she-joined-startup-u/


  • 7
    Aug
    2015

    Not Japanese Enough? Miss Universe Japan looks to fight prejudice

    Nichibei.org – At first glance, Ariana Miyamoto might not be instantly recognized as a Japanese woman. But the 21-year-old model and former bartender — who in March became the first mixed-race contestant to be crowned “Miss Universe Japan” — was born and raised in Japan, and Japanese is her native language.

    But because of her darker skin she was criticized online for “not being Japanese enough” and there were those who wanted to know why a “pure” Japanese had not been chosen.
    Even Miyamoto had her doubts when she was declared the winner out of 44 finalists. “Is it really all right that it’s me?” was her first reaction.

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    She admits she worried a lot about what people thought. But when she came to see that there were far more people supporting her than putting her down, she became brighter about the future and the kind of role she could play. “I’d like to participate in movements that fight against racism and stereotypes,” she says.

    “My mother is Japanese and my father is African American. Probably that’s why I got so much attention,” Miyamoto says with a laugh. Some of her classmates in Sasebo, Nagasaki, used to bully her, saying things like, “Don’t swim in the same pool ‘cause your skin will rub off on me.” Read the full article here.


  • 7
    Aug
    2015

    Miss Universe Jamaica Contestants Model At Independence Village

    Jamaica-Gleaner.com – As part of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s Proud and Free at 53 celebrations, on Monday, the Independence Village at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre came alive with a cultural fashion show.

    Dubbed Fashion Greets Music, the beautiful 2015 Miss Universe Jamaica contestants modelled gorgeous designs by Neah Lis, Courtney Washington, Shades of Africa, Mutamba, Minka, and Andrea Lindo.

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    The ladies dazzled in an array of vibrant designs, some masterfully using the black, green and gold. But it was the denim-meets-bandana segment that was the show stopper. The designs were a merger of traditional bandana and staple denim, creating designs the likes of which many have not seen before. Read the full article here.


  • 7
    Aug
    2015

    Newly Crowned Miss Oklahoma USA 2015

    Congratulations to Alexandra (Alex) Miller on her formal crowning as Miss Oklahoma USA 2015. She became Miss Oklahoma USA on July 12, following Olivia Jordan’s selection as Miss USA, and she was crowned in a formal ceremony in Norman, Oklahoma by the reigning Miss Oklahoma Teen USA, Cherokee Pearce and several other former Oklahoma titleholders. Best of luck for a great year Alex!

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