GODDESS # 1
MISS MALAYSIA DEBORAH HENRY
-perhaps the biggest/shocking surprise of the night,was hyped by everyone and declared as the Miss Universe winner in most websites/blogs/forums.
WEAKEST POINTS/MAJOR RUMORS:
*weak sash- the last time they placed was last 1970 in the person of Josephine Lena Wong Jaw Leng(I still believe that sash makes a difference in Miss Universe,if she wore India's sash,she could have placed)
*too formal/boring-sometimes she's looks too serious,people understand that she is the way she is,but most of them say "She could have been more enthusiastic in Brazil!"
*age-based on statistics,Miss Universe still prefers candidates ages 18-22,but hey Miss Angola Leila Lopes just won Miss Universe and she's 25 years old.
*politics- to make way for China to win the crown.That could be possible but cannot be proven.
*Muslim-country- I don't believe this,Miss Universe has allowed Muslim countries to enter the semis in the past
*Handpicked- some people think that Miss Universe Org doesnt like hand-picked candidates to place in the Top 15
*Miss World Semifinalist -this is big time not true,Yendi Philips of Jamaica and Ada Dela Cruz of Dominican Republic were 1st Runners-up in Miss Universe 2010 & 2009 respectively,not to mention Mpule Kwelaglobe from Botswana who was a non-semifinalist in Miss World 1998 but won Miss Universe 1999 beating the Asian Goddess Miriam Quiambao.There were many cross-overs from Miss World that made it in Miss World.
from the Philippines