Miss Universe 2010
Miss Universe 2010The Miss Universe pageant was held on August 23, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Jimena Navarrete, Miss Mexico was crowned Miss Universe 2010, after competing with 82 other beauties that were represented from six continents. She was crowned by Miss Universe 2009, Stefania Fernandez.
Evan Lysacek, Olympic gold-medal figure skater was the judge who asked Jimena the question of how she felt about unsupervised internet use. The other celebrity judges were illusionist Chris Angel, Oscar nominated actor Chazz Palminteri, Supermodel Niki Taylor, Actor Billy Baldwin, anchor of MSNBC Live Tamron Hall, actress, singer Chynna Phillips, drummer Sheila E, Golden Globe and Emmy winner, Jane Seymour.
Chazz Palminteri & his wife
Jane SeymourCo-hosts for the evening were Rock Star Bret Michaels and the NBC correspondent Natalie Morales. Everyone loved seeing Bret Michaels back on the stage. He is so loved by his fans. They both did a great job co-hosting Miss Universe. It also was a nice reunion with Donald Trump who hired him as the Celebrity Apprentice on the past Apprentice show. Donald Trump is proud of the Miss Universe pageant, which he co owns with NBC.
Donald TrumpThe contestants competed all week long in swim suits and evening gowns and it was a hard decision for the judges.
The final top five countries were Mexico, Jamaica, Australia, Ukraine and Phillipines.
Fourth runner up was Miss Phillipines Venus Raj, Third runner up was Miss Ukraine Anna Poslavska, Second runner up was Miss Australia Jesinta Campbell, First runner up was Miss Jamaica Yendi Phillipps, and the winner Miss Mexico Jimena Navarrete.
Miss Congeniality Miss Australia Jesinta Campbell
Costume Award & Miss Photogenic Miss Thailand Fonthip WatcharatrakulMiss Universe 2010 Jimena Navarrete came into the press room at the end of the evening and was joined on the stage with Lupita Jones, a former Miss Mexico who won the Miss Universe crown in 1991.
Lupita Jones & Jimena Navarrete
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