Sanneta Myrie made history at the Miss World pageant as the first contestant to wear her hair in dreadlocks. Myrie, who is also a doctor, was crowned Miss Jamaica in August. She placed in the top five during Saturday’s event, which was held in Sanya, China.
Some changes are coming in the world of beauty pageants.
Caption this: Miss South Africa, Rolene Strauss, is crowned Miss World 2014 at the final, on stage at the Excel centre in east London, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014.
Unfortunately, it looks like they've found the bodies of María José Alvarado and Sofia Trinidad, Miss Honduras World 2014 and her older sister, both of whom were allegedly kidnapped just days ago.
A 2014 Miss World contestant has been reported missing days before the start of the pageant.
Newly crowned Miss World, Megan Young of the Philippines, center, reacts after winning the Miss World contest, in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
The Miss World pageant, being held in Indonesia this year, is supposed to about smiling beauty queens. But thanks to the Islamic Defenders Front, things are getting ugly.
When the Miss World pageant began in London in 1951, the winner — Sweden's Kiki Haakonson — was crowned in a two-piece swimsuit. But this year, the pageant is being held in Indonesia — world's most populous Islamic country — and bikinis will not be present.
Well, I know I don't need to tell you guys this, because you've been raptly following the results of the Miss World Fiji pageant, but the Miss World Fiji pageant has turned into a real shit-show. Following complaints from concerned citizens, pageant officials have decided to take the title away from this year's…
Courtney Love — stripper, actor, rock star, widow, drug addict, Nelson College for Girls alumna, deadbeat mom, author, litigant, blogger, vintage enthusiast, and all-around Bad Girl — is an individual who seemingly has an uncommon devotion to making bad choices.
India's Miss World contestants are learning Bollywood-style dances this year, in the hope that the films' growing popularity abroad can give them an advantage in competition, just as international acclaim launched actress Deepika Padukone to Bollywood's A-list.
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The "Miss Landmine Survivor" pageant will be held April 2nd in Luanda, Angola, reports the BBC. The contest, organized by Angola's de-mining commission, aims not only to give victims confidence, but to raise awareness. Millions of mines were planted in Angola during a 27-year civil war that ended in 2002. Tens of…
Pity Miss England. Georgia Horsley, who has a body that many women would kill for, has been told she's got to gain weight and gain weight fast if she wants a chance at winning the title of Miss World. Says Horsley: "Miss World judges like naturally curvy girls and don't like the stick-thin women you see on the…