- Rumors are rife claiming that the new Miss Universe Iris Mittenaere is gay
- The beauty queen is reportedly dating former Miss Universe candidate Camille Cerf who entered the competition in 2014
- If the rumors were true, this is a huge step forward in gender equality
Rumors broke out that the newly-crowned Miss Universe Iris Mittenaere is gay and is dating Camille Cerf. Miss Universe’s alleged girlfriend is a great woman, although people seem to make a big deal of the gender preference of the two.
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Camille Cerf is Miss France 2014 and is the country’s representative in Miss Universe 2014 where she finished in the Top 15. Her advocacy is to create an association that helps people with cancer to live a better life after her father died of the disease.
She is a model starting at an early stage. She was signed by Elite Model Management after she won the Elite Model Look contest. Camille is a French business woman after she went to business school aspiring to be a press secretary.
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If rumors proved to be true, Iris Mittenaere is the first beauty queen that is gay. Miss Universe Organization has not commented on the issue yet and what could be the implications of these rumors to Iris’ reign as Miss Universe. However, MUO is a strong supporter of women and also advocates LGBT rights and equality.
The response on this latest development is positive and is a major step for the LGBT community. Moreover, having a prominent figure like the Miss Universe as gay helps increase efforts in gender equality.
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