Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Iris Mittenaere from France is Miss Universe 2016

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FRENCH BEAUTY HOLDS THE CROWN NOW

Final Results: 

First Runner-Up :
  Miss Universe Haiti, Raquel Pelissier

Second Runner-Up :  Miss Universe Colombia, Andrea Tovar

Top Three:  Miss Universe Colombia Andrea Tovar; Miss Universe France Iris Mittenaere; Miss Universe Haiti Raquel Pelissier

Iris Mittenaere from France is Miss Universe 2016! Iris was born in Lille in the Nord Pas de Calais region in northern France.

Iris is in her fifth year of pursuing a degree in Dental Surgery. Besides dental school, she has always been fond of extreme sports, including skydiving, bungee bumping and hang gliding. She also enjoys cooking French food and traveling.

As Miss Universe, she wants to continue her awareness campaign for dental and oral care, taking her campaign all around the world. She also hopes to advocate for access to education and children's rights.

When asked what quality makes someone confidently beautiful, Iris told us, "Beauty shines from the inside out. Be kindhearted, believe in moral values, have confidence in myself, but also admit my flaws, that is the way to work on myself and become confidently beautiful."

Manila, Philippines – January 29, 2017 – In front of a global audience, Iris Mittenaere was crowned the new Miss Universe at Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines. The three-hour special programming event aired live on FOX in the United States. 

Emmy® Award winner Steve Harvey returned to host this year’s competition with model, designer and body activist Ashley Graham as backstage host. Grammy® Award nominee and multi-platinum hip-hop artist Flo Rida and four-time Grammy® Award-winning R&B group Boyz II Men performed.

The judges who helped crown Miss Universe include:

Cynthia Bailey: Former model and founder of The Bailey Agency School of Fashion, a modeling and fashion school dedicated to helping young women achieve their dreams; current cast member on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.”

 Mickey Boardman: Editorial Director and advice columnist for PAPER magazine.

 Leila Lopes: First Miss Universe from Angola and former United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for Desertification; currently working with various charitable organizations in Africa.

Francine LeFrak: Emmy® and Tony® Award-winning producer, social entrepreneur, women’s empowerment activist and founder of Same Sky, an initiative that provides training and employment to HIV+ women survivors of the Rwandan genocide.

Sushmita Sen: Bollywood actress, philanthropist and champion of women’s rights in India; founder of I AM Foundation; and first-ever Miss Universe from India.

Dayanara Torres: Former UNICEF ambassador, writer, siner, model, actress and former Miss Universe from Puerto Rico.

Lets see some highlights from Iris' Miss Universe journey below!
Preliminary Swimsuit

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Preliminary Evening Gown

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Crowning Moments

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