Natalie Morales Heads to Brazil for Miss Universe Competition
Natalie Morales Heads to Brazil for Miss Universe Competition
By Amaris Castillo | 09/08/2011 - 12:56

This year’s Miss Universe competition will air next Monday and one of our 15th Anniversary cover girls, NBC news anchor Natalie Morales, will host the event with Bravo president Andy Cohen.

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WATCH: Miss Universe 2010 Ximena Navarrete On Her Reign and Fashion
WATCH: Miss Universe 2010 Ximena Navarrete On Her Reign and Fashion
By Verky Arcos | 08/22/2011 - 17:12

Miss Universe 2010 Ximena Navarrete tried on Gabriela Cadena gowns recently for her press appearances for Miss Universe 2011 in Sao Paolo, Brazil.  As she tried the outfits, the beautiful mexicana found time to talk to us about her experiences this past year, why she loves the Ecuadorian designer's dresses, and why she doesn’t think Latinas consistently winning beauty pageants is a coincidence.

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Former Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera is Pregnant!
Former Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera Pregnant with NBA Star JJ Barea's Baby!
By Amaris Castillo | 07/21/2011 - 11:30

Zuleyka Rivera, who was crowned Miss Universe in 2006, is pregnant with her first child, People en Español reports. The Puerto-Rican beauty queen issued a press release which stated that she is pregnant with fellow Boricua Dallas Mavericks player, JJ Barea.

Why Latinas Rule Miss Universe

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Natalie Morales on Being Latina and Hosting Miss Universe
Natalie Morales on Being Latina, Hosting Miss Universe and What Makes a Woman Sexy
By Lee Hernandez | 08/20/2010 - 18:00

Today Show anchor, Natalie Morales couldn’t be more excited about hosting the 2010 Miss Universe Pageant at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas on Monday night. The bubbly and sweet host spoke to about how she got the gig, why she’s not the least bit nervous about hosting the event, and what makes a woman sexy.
Are you excited to host the Miss Universe contest?  

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Hair Poll: Miss Universe's Modern Bob
By Miranda Noland | 12/15/2009 - 10:54

Here at we've noticed a trend among our favorite latinas. They all seem to be chopping off their long locks and going for short and sexy 'dos. After seeing Salma Hayek and Christina Aguilera's new looks, we weren't too surprised when Miss Universe Stefania Fernandez arrived at the New York premiere of Did You Hear About the Morgans?with her own version of a sleek bob. The Venezuelan beauty queen has ditched the pageant hair and opted for this more modern style.

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Venezuela Wins Miss Universe...Again!
By Mariela Rosario | 08/24/2009 - 14:27

If you somehow managed to endure Heidi Montag's performance during the Miss Universe pageant, you were rewarded with Miss Venezuela's Stefania Fernandez, 18, winning the title, and you are to be commended!

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A Peek Inside Venezuela's Beauty Queen Factory
By Mariela Rosario | 08/21/2009 - 10:00

Venezuela is known for a lot of things: Hugo Chavez, Angel Falls and having the most beautiful women in the world. For a country that is relatively small, it has churned an impressive number of international pageant winners, most recently Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza.

Behind every beauty queen is the 60-year-old Osmel Sousa, president of the Miss Venezuela pageant. He also runs a beauty school in the hills of Caracas, a large pink building where the country's most beautiful women go in search of perfection.

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Miss Venezuela Crowned Miss Universe 2008
By smundhra | 07/14/2008 - 16:19

Miss Venezuela Dayana Mendoza was crowned Miss Universe 2008 on Sunday evening in Nha Trang, Vietnam.

The 22-year-old Miss Venezuela beat out three other Latinas for the title—Miss Colombia Taliana Vargas, who won first runner-up, as well as Miss Dominican Republic and Miss Mexico, who came in third and fifth, respectively. Miss Russia rounded out the top five in the fourth runner-up spot.

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