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UPDATE: Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach wins Miss Universe 2015

- after mix-up in which Miss Colombia was mistakenly announced the winner; Miss BVI 2015/16 Adory R. Baly did not make Top 15
The crowning moment millions of television viewers missed since Fox cut the broadcast shortly after the mix-up. Photo: Twitter
After first being announced as the First Runner-Up by host and comedian Broderick Stephen 'Steve' Harvey, Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach was announced the winner of Miss Universe 2015 moments ago, December 20, 2015 at Las Vegas' Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Photo: www.ibtimes.com
After first being announced as the First Runner-Up by host and comedian Broderick Stephen 'Steve' Harvey, Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach was announced the winner of Miss Universe 2015 moments ago, December 20, 2015 at Las Vegas' Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Photo: www.ibtimes.com
About a minute after Miss Colombia was announced as the winner, Broderick Stephen 'Steve' Harvey approached the front of the stage and said he had to make an announcement. He then revealed he had made a mistake and that Miss Philippines was actually the winner. Photo: twitter
About a minute after Miss Colombia was announced as the winner, Broderick Stephen 'Steve' Harvey approached the front of the stage and said he had to make an announcement. He then revealed he had made a mistake and that Miss Philippines was actually the winner. Photo: twitter
The contestants that made the Top 10 at Miss Universe 2015. Photo: Inquirer.Net
The contestants that made the Top 10 at Miss Universe 2015. Photo: Inquirer.Net
Miss World BVI Adorya R. Baly during the Costume segment of Miss Universe 2015. Photo: Miss Universe.com
Miss World BVI Adorya R. Baly during the Costume segment of Miss Universe 2015. Photo: Miss Universe.com
With Miss World now complete, persons in the Virgin Islands are now focusing their attention on the 2015 Miss Universe pageant where the territory is being represented by Miss British Virgin Islands, Adorya R. Baly. Photo: Miss Universe.com
With Miss World now complete, persons in the Virgin Islands are now focusing their attention on the 2015 Miss Universe pageant where the territory is being represented by Miss British Virgin Islands, Adorya R. Baly. Photo: Miss Universe.com
The pageant tonight will be hosted by Emmy winner Broderick Stephen 'Steve' Harvey and Rush Hour 2 actress Roselyn Sanchez. Photo: Miss Universe.com
The pageant tonight will be hosted by Emmy winner Broderick Stephen 'Steve' Harvey and Rush Hour 2 actress Roselyn Sanchez. Photo: Miss Universe.com
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After first being announced as the First Runner-Up by host and comedian Broderick Stephen 'Steve' Harvey, Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach was announced the winner of Miss Universe 2015 moments ago, December 20, 2015 at Las Vegas' Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

The First Runner-Up was Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez who was first announced as the winner and was already sashed and crowned when Mr Harvey, much to the disbelief of the audience and Miss Philippines, corrected his mistake. Miss USA Olivia Jordan was the other person making the Top 3.

The top 10 candidates were Miss USA Olivia Jordan, Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez, Miss Japan Ariana Miayomoto, Miss Thailand Aniporn Chalermburanawong, Miss Australia Monika Rudolovic, Miss Dominican Republic Clarissa Molina, Miss France Flora Coquerel, Miss Curacao Kanisha Sluis, Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach and Miss Venezuela Mariana Jimenez.

The Virgin Islands was represented by Miss BVI 2015/2016, Adorya R. Baly who did not make the Top 15.

See previous story posted December 20, 2015

Adory R. Baly takes to the stage @ Miss Universe tonight

With Miss World now complete, persons in the Virgin Islands are now focusing their attention on the 2015 Miss Universe pageant where the territory is being represented by Miss British Virgin Islands 2015/2016, Adorya R. Baly.

The 64th annual Miss Universe beauty pageant will take place tonight, December 20, 2015 where 80 contestants from around the world will compete for the title during the three-hour broadcast from Las Vegas' Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The competition is expected to start at 7pm EST on FOX and the winner will be crowned at around 10pm EST.

The public relations arm for Ms Baly, if there is one, has been poor as there have not been updates given to the Virgin Islands public about Miss Baly’s progress in Las Vegas.

A check on her Facebook page today, December 20, 2015 had several posts, one of which read, “When I was young I dreamt of being a superstar I still dream that dream.”

The pageant tonight will be hosted by Emmy winner Broderick Stephen 'Steve' Harvey and Rush Hour 2 actress Roselyn Sanchez.

Emmy Award-nominated actress Niecy Nash, celebrity entertainment mogul Perez Hilton, 2012 Miss Universe Olivia Culpo and football legend Emmitt Smith will be part of the judges for the event. The three-hour event will see performances by Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Seal and Grammy Award-winning sibling trio The Band Perry and Golden Globe and Grammy Award-nominated Charlie Puth.

Meanwhile, there has been no official statement from Washa O. E. Wintz’s camp either on her progress and experience at Miss World 2015 in Sanya, China. Wintz had placed in the Top 13 of the Talent Segment.

Miss Spain Mireia Lalaguna Royo was crowned Miss World 2015 on December 19, 2015.

35 Responses to “UPDATE: Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach wins Miss Universe 2015”

  • ReX FeRal (20/12/2015, 13:46) Like (6) Dislike (13) Reply
    I am surpeised that her public relations is so weak and her mother use to run GIS
    • @ rex feral (20/12/2015, 15:24) Like (15) Dislike (0) Reply
      With GIS you just put out propaganda about the government of the day unfiltered or unchallenged. Running the PR for a Queen you have to have facts, creativity, staying power, and you have to be able to coordinate and work with the Miss BVI Committee and its open to debate and blogs.

      Find out if she can hand that?
  • ... (20/12/2015, 13:52) Like (14) Dislike (1) Reply
    Adory has been in the public eye since she became Miss BVI, some of you sounding like that crazy man Masa
  • Gumption's Tours BVI (20/12/2015, 14:00) Like (28) Dislike (1) Reply
    Just don't read the comments until after you're show tonight for we know how much BVI love their very own.

    I personally wish you the best & only ask you do your best. It's not easy road for anyone to be on a big stage especially when the whole world is watching... If you're nervous it's because it's a big dream, but hear this- the other ladies are just as nervous as you...
    I leave you with my favorite qoat about view on life.

    "Life is like a camera, just focus on what's important capture the good times and development the negatives , if thing's don't work out just take another shot"

    You're a winner & myself and many others are cheering for you tonight... After you're mission and ready to whine down, do contact us for a tour on us as I'm sure you and the team have been very busy. Agin advance - Thank you for representing the BVI.
    • Spelling (20/12/2015, 20:23) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
      Qoat? Invest in autocorrect. That probably wouldn't pick it up. Quote for future reference.
  • reason (20/12/2015, 14:24) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Maybe is reason why she is doing it
  • Proud of you! (20/12/2015, 14:31) Like (17) Dislike (1) Reply
    Adory don't worry darling do it for you not the crowd of bvi haters you got about 15 strong in las vargas we got your back
  • facts man (20/12/2015, 14:41) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    It is clear that the system is rigged in so many ways for ladies from the small islands outside of Jamdown and Trini that it is difficult even to see how she can place
    • @ facts man (20/12/2015, 15:05) Like (17) Dislike (1) Reply
      I second the motion the system is rigged, so the power elites can choose, their blondie blue eye girl!
      • Expat (21/12/2015, 18:10) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        So! Miss Phillippines is blonde and blue-eyed you mumu. (@factsman & company)
    • @ facts man (20/12/2015, 15:28) Like (6) Dislike (4) Reply
      ha ha stop setting up excuses for when she does not even come close later LOL
      • Hmm (20/12/2015, 18:43) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
        is because of people like you! Place going never make it far..
        for a christian community we are to negative...
  • Fam (20/12/2015, 14:58) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply
    I'm very excited about Ms. Baly she will give it her best
  • Jonny (20/12/2015, 15:16) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    All these comments are interesting, but it all boils down to only one question and one decision: Who will be crowned the 2015 Miss Universe
  • K (20/12/2015, 20:52) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    So sorry but she didnt make it in the top 15
  • Not shocked (20/12/2015, 22:21) Like (1) Dislike (8) Reply

    Why you actin surprise? Hardly kept us uodsted

  • top (20/12/2015, 23:19) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    she deserved it Miss BVI may be one of deeds years
  • Vexx (20/12/2015, 23:28) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Poor bvi
  • Negative (20/12/2015, 23:43) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    Waste ah money!
  • ROTFLMAO!!!!!!! (20/12/2015, 23:47) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    Best Miss Universe ever...LOL they crowned the wrong girl. After Celebrating with Miss Universe 2014, Miss Colombia looked like a deer in head lights. Like no mommy daddy he is not taking the crown, he is joking right. Steve was like nah heffer give up the crown Miss Phillipines won ROTFLMFAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    • SB (21/12/2015, 08:56) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
      BEST ENDING EVER! But seriously after what Trump said about Latinos(and no we not just talking bout Mexicans) you guys thought a Latino would win .......his chit? C'mon son.
    • kelo (21/12/2015, 09:07) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
      so happy it did not happen to Miss BVI hahahahah
    • fact (21/12/2015, 10:38) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
      miss Colombia wasn't surprise she didn't win. She was the worst on all of the questions. Just another pretty face and nothing more. Miss Philippines won fair and square. The crown is exactly where it should be and not because Trump hates Latinos.
      • ONLY A LOOK (21/12/2015, 11:21) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
        DID ANY ONE SAW THOSE BOOBS ON MISS PHILIPINES SHE HAVE TO WIN SHE WAS LOOKING DAMN GOOD.
  • cct (21/12/2015, 00:05) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply
    After all the $$$$$ zeo placement
  • ta ta (21/12/2015, 02:41) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    Miss bvi you did your best to hell with the rest
  • SMH (21/12/2015, 04:47) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    I too thank her for represe
  • sign (21/12/2015, 07:57) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    What confusion with this show can’t believe what happened last night!
  • What?? (21/12/2015, 09:08) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Ms. BVI didn't make the Top 10??? This whole thing is rigged...... lol. Let's protest...
  • sslo (22/12/2015, 21:02) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Look at miss world bvi 2015.she does not have no college degree or university degree and they sent her to miss world..what a shame


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