Miss Universe 2015: Host Reveals Wrong Winner

Miss Universe 2015: Host Reveals Wrong Winner

Host left red faced after gaff

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Paulina Vega, Miss Colombia 2014 is crowned the winner on stage at the conclusion of The 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE® Pageant, broadcast live from the FIU Arena in Doral-Miami, Florida on January 25, 2015 at 8:00 PM ET on NBC. HO/Miss Universe Organization L.P., LLLP

Well this is embarrassing. The Miss Universe 2015 pageant has ended in shattered dreams and a dash of confusion after the host named the wrong contestant as the winner.

Ariadna Gutierrez Arevalo from Colombia was crowned as the winner and stood on stage to cheers and applause from the audience when host Steve Harvey returned to announce the slip up.

“OK, folks, um, I have to apologise. The first runner-up is Colombia…Miss Universe 2015 is Philippines.”

Harvey apologised emphatically: “I will take responsibility for this, it was my mistake. It’s on the card … horrible mistake, but I can show it to you right here.

And continued: “It is my mistake, but it’s still a great night…Please don’t hold it against the ladies, please don’t. I feel so badly but it’s still a great night.”