The Miss Universe 2012 Beauty Pageant has officially started, December 19, 2012, in Las Vegas, Nevada, with hosts Andy Cohen and Giuliana Rancic. There are 89 contestants representing 89 countries, who came from all over the world to show that beauty has a purpose.
Miss Universe 2012 Beauty Pageant Bigwig, Donald Trump, tweeted:
“The #MissUniverse women totally blow away the Victoria’s Secret women! “
How correct Mr. Trump is – the women are all gorgeous, and at the end of the coronation night, reigning Miss Universe, Leila Lopes, would be crowning the new Miss Universe 2012.
Mr. Trump came out during the opening in a Santa Claus costume. “Live While We’re Young” by One Direction was played on the opening of Miss Universe 2012.
Miss Philippines received the loudest applause, followed by Miss Puerto Rico and Miss USA.
Donald Trump has also previously announced the Judges’ Panel who would have their hands full during the Miss Universe 2012 Beauty Pageant. (Facebook Page)
“Nigel Barker, Photographer and Host of Oxygen’s new series The Face Diego Boneta, Singer and Actor best known for starring role in “Rock of Ages” film Scott Disick, TV Personality from the E! Network CeeLo Green, Singer-Songwriter and Coach of NBC’s The Voice Brad Goreski, Celebrity Stylist and Star of Bravo’s It’s a Brad, Brad World Kerri Walsh Jennings, Three-time US Olympic Gold Medalist in Beach Volleyball Chef Masaharu Morimoto, Star of Iron Chef and Award-Winning Chef Ximena Navarrete, Miss Universe 2010 and Face of L’Oreal Pablo Sandoval, Two-Time World Series Champion and MVP with the San Francisco Giants Lisa Vanderpump, Star on Bravo’s hit series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and new series Vanderpump Rules”
The 2012 Miss Universe competition has already conducted the Evening Gown, Swimsuit, and National Costume portions of the contest, so winners would be announced during this coronation night at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
Some of the popular contestants for the Miss Universe 2012 Beauty Pageant are Miss USA, Miss Philippines, Miss Great Britain, Miss Jamaica, Miss Venezuela, Miss Australia, Miss New Zealand, Miss Columbia, Miss Poland, Miss Ukraine, Miss Finland, Miss Puerto Rico, Miss Mexico, Miss France, Miss South Africa and Miss Netherlands.
The official Top 16 Miss Universe 2012 Contestants are:
1. Miss Venezuela
2. Miss Russia
3. Miss Mexico
6. Miss France
7. Miss Peru
8. Miss Poland
9. Miss Hungary
10. Miss South Africa
11. Miss USA
12. Miss India
13. Miss Croatia
14. Miss Australia
15. Miss Brazil
16. Miss Kosovo
Top 16: Venezuela, Turkey, France, Peru, Russia, Mexico, Poland, Hungary, South Africa, Philippines, Croatia, Brazil, Kosovo, Australia, India and USA.