France’s Iris Mittenaere is new Miss Universe

Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach - Iris Mittenaere

Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach - Iris MittenaereIris Mittenaere, 24, of Lille, France was crowned Miss Universe 2016, besting 85 other contestants from around the globe. She became her country’s second Miss Universe after Christiane Martel who won the title in 1953. Haiti’s Raquel PĂ©lissier and Colombia’s Andrea Tovar were named first runner-up and second runner-up, respectively.

The 65th edition of the prestigious beauty pageant was held at the Mall of Asia Arena, in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines. The Philippine’s representative, Maxine Medina, made it to Top Six. Continue reading “France’s Iris Mittenaere is new Miss Universe”