Leila Lopes Of Angola Is Crowned Miss Universe

Leila Lopes from Angola has been crowned as the new Miss Universe.

Lopes beat out 88 other competitors to win the title in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

It was the 60th anniversary of the world's biggest beauty pageant.

Lopes has taken the crown from Mexico's Ximena Navarrete.

The pageant aired live on NBC. More than 1 billion people were expected to have watched the event.

The Miss Universe contest started as a local bathing revue in Long Beach, California.

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  • by BLAHammed on Sep 13, 2011 at 12:05 PM
    Why the long face?
  • by A pageant contestant on Sep 13, 2011 at 09:57 AM
    @ Soupa mann Well, that wasn't very nice, obviously you don't know anything about that pageant.
  • by Soupa mann Location: Greenville on Sep 13, 2011 at 09:28 AM
    Is that the best they could do out of all the girls in the world?????

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