GMANetwork.com – Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach can’t help but gush over meeting Venezuelan beauty queen and Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler this week. On Tuesday, the Filipina beauty queen shared stories about her brief bonding with the former titleholder.
“I still fan girl over the former title holders when I see them. My intro is always ‘OMG I’m a fan!’ This is what happens to you when you watch Miss Universe over and over for years,” she said in an Instagram post.
Pia and Gabriela also talked about their Miss Universe experience, and the Filipina beauty queen’ s long and successful journey to the most coveted crown from the prestigious annual international beauty pageant. See more here.
AmericanPress.com – Lake Charles native Maaliyah Papillion, Miss Louisiana USA, said it was not an easy journey getting to where she is today. She encouraged young women at the Junior Women’s Conference on Sunday to remember that they are strong enough to overcome any obstacle.
She said the most important way she can inspire young women is to lead by example and give them a positive role model.
“Even though I am Miss Louisiana, I still have struggles and sometimes insecurities and worries,” she said. “But that just makes me relatable.” She wants to let every young girl know that she is not perfect and that they can do anything if they just believe in themselves.
The theme of the conference this year was “How do you wear your crown?” Papillion told the young women to think of their crown as their personality. Read the full article here.
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It is official! The 2016 Miss USA Competition will take place from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will take place on Sunday, June 5th and will broadcast on FOX at 7/6c.
The 50 states and District of Columbia, in addition to the winner of the #FindingMiss52 social contest will compete onstage for the chance to win the title of Miss USA 2016 and the crown. Don’t miss it!
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SI.com – If you are going to learn how to pitch you might as well learn from someone who can throw a 100 MPH fastball, which is what Miss Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach did before throwing out the first pitch at Wednesday’s Mets game.Hard-throwing ace Noah Syndergaard spent some time with the Filipino beauty queen, teaching her the proper mechanics. Wurtzbach also caught the eye of mascot Mr. Met.
Wurtzbach’s appearance was a part of the team’s Filipino Heritage night, which was capped off with a 5–2 victory to complete the series sweep of the Reds. Read the full article here.