Host Steve Harvey announced the wrong winner of the Miss Universe 2015 pageant on Sunday night – and the crowd watched in heartbreak and horror as the crown had to be removed from the head of one contestant and placed on another on live television.
Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez wiped away tears of joy as the $30,000 blue diamond and topaz crown was placed upon her head and she was named Miss Universe 2015, winning the title for her country for the second year in a row.
But her glory only lasted for two minutes.
Just as Gutierrez was blowing kisses and waving to her adoring fans she was informed that it was actually Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach who had won the crown instead.
Steve Harvey announces the WRONG winner – and Miss Colombia has to take off her crown and give it to Miss Philippines on live televisionJust as Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez was blowing kisses and waving to her adoring fans she was informed, on live television, that host Steve Harvey had read the results wrongIt was actually Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach who had taken the crown, and Gutierrez had to bend down and allow Former Miss Universe Paulina Vega to remove it from her head on live television
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