Archive | December, 2013

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: The 21 Most Influential Former Beauty Queens

13 Dec

Throughout the past 60 years of Miss Universe and Miss USA competitions, former beauty queens have gone on to have successful careers — journalists such as Oprah Winfrey and Diane Sawyer, Oscar winners like Halle Berry, many leaders in philanthropy, and more.

Check out the former beauty queens who are doing their parts to change the world.

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Miss USA, Erin Brady helps to light the Toshiba Christmas Tree in Times Square

13 Dec

Erin Brady, Miss USA 2013, points to the 150-foot tall digital Christmas tree atop One Times Square on the Toshiba Vision and TDK screens, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, in New York. The tree will deliver high-tech holiday greetings to the “Crossroads of the World,” 24 hours a day, every 6 minutes, through January 13, 2014.


DAYSIDE – Miss USA 2013, Erin Brady

6 Dec

Erin Brady is interviewed on Dayside during her trip to Pensacola.

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Wonder Woman Revealed! Former Miss Universe Israel 2004 – Gal Gadot

5 Dec

The comic-book movie world finally found its Wonder Woman! Warner Bros. confirmed “Fast & Furious” star Gal Gadot will take on the iconic DC Comics role in director Zack Snyder’s upcoming “Man of Steel” sequel. Additionally, Gal is Miss Universe Israel 2004! You go girl.

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Ten questions for Miss Universe 2013, Gabriela Isler

5 Dec

Life is moving very fast these days for 25-year-old Gabriela Isler of Venezuela. Last month, during ceremonies in Moscow, Isler (a popular TV personality back home) was crowned Miss Universe – the seventh time a Venezuelan has taken that honor in the pageant’s 61-year history.

Dow: Living in New York City must be overwhelming if you’ve never been there before. How are you handling it so far?

Isler: It’s very overwhelming. There have been a lot of changes in my life this year. Not only becoming Miss Universe but also in my personal life. It’s a big change to move to the big city – the city that never sleeps. I have a new life – a new apartment – a new roommate. It’s a big experience.

Dow: You said that you have a roommate. Is that part of the rules of being Miss Universe? That someone must be there to watch over you?

Isler: I don’t know if it’s a rule, but I do have a roommate. It’s Miss USA, Erin Brady.

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