- Confusion arose in the Miss Universe 2019 pageant when Miss Malaysia Shweta Sekhon was awarded the Best National Costume special award
- This was because host Steve Harvey originally announced Gazini Ganados of the Philippines as the winner
- Later on, the Miss Universe organization clarified this award confusion
- It turned out that Harvey got the announcement right and that Ganados is the real winner of the special award
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There was confusion in the Miss Universe 2019 pageant when Steve Harvey announced that Gazini Ganados won the Best National Costume special award only to be refuted onstage by Miss Malaysia Shweta Sekhon that she was the winner.
Fortunately, the Miss Universe organization finally clarified this award confusion.
It turned out that Harvey got the announcement right and that Ganados is the real winner of the special award.
Ganados’ national costume, which was inspired by the Philippine Eagle, was created by designer Cary Santiago.
Aside from the special award, Ganados also made the Filipino nation proud by getting into the top 20 of the competition.
KAMI reported earlier that Catriona Gray made her last appearance as the reigning Miss Universe 2018.
Catriona Gray is a Filipino-Australian actress and model, born on January 6, 1994. Catriona’s father is Ian Gray, a Scottish-Australian. Her mother is Normita Magnayon, a Filipina from Albay. She already joined and became a finalist in Miss World 2016 before winning Miss Universe last year.
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