Miss World Bans Swimsuit Competition
Miss World Bans Swimsuit Competition
By Cristina Arreola | 12/19/2014 - 13:41

Miss World is saying goodbye to their infamous bikini competition.

Organizers announced that the 63-year-old beauty pageant will no longer feature a "bikini round."

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Cynthia de la Vega Fires Back After Being Bumped From Miss World Competition
Nuestra Belleza Mexico Cynthia de la Vega Fires Back At Pageant Officials
By Amaris Castillo | 08/08/2011 - 12:30

Cynthia de la Vega, who won second place in last year’s Nuestra Belleza Mexico contest, has been stripped of the opportunity to run for the upcoming Miss World pageant.

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Brazilian Model Mariana Bridi da Costa Dies at 20
By Monica Herrera | 01/26/2009 - 09:46

Brazilian model Mariana Bridi da Costa, who was fighting for her life last week after doctors were forced to amputate her hands and feet, died early Saturday morning at the age of 20.

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Amputated Brazilian Model Mariana Bridi da Costa Fights for Her Life
By Monica Herrera | 01/23/2009 - 10:20

The family of 20-year-old model Mariana Bridi da Costa is asking the world to continue praying for her survival, after the two-time Miss World Brazil finalist lost her limbs and stomach to severe blood infection. "Mariana is a warrior and will win this battle," says the family through her official website.

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