Archive | May, 2015

The 57 Miss Universe Canada 2015 Finalists raised over $118,000 for Operation Smile

29 May

The 57 Miss Universe Canada 2015 National Finalists raised over $118,000 for the Operation Smile Charity.

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Miss USA and Miss Teen USA Join Express Written Consent

27 May

MLB.com – Miss USA Nia Sanchez and Miss Teen USA K. Lee Graham join JB on the USS San Antonio for Express Written Consent.

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#beMOREthanPRETTY Campaign Launches

27 May

During their reign, and beyond, our titleholders enrich others through humanitarian efforts affecting positive change. Due to an immense variety of efforts and charities supported by Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA titleholders each year, MUO will highlight all efforts under one philanthropic umbrella, #beMOREthanPRETTY. With this campaign, MUO has the ability to better support and draw attention, to our titleholder’s philanthropic efforts; as well as the efforts of other young women around the world.

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Our Miss USA contestant’s will introduce the new philanthropic tagline to the world by highlighting their own charitable affiliations this June, via Miss USA’s #beMOREthanPRETTY Challenge. Miss USA, Nia Sanchez started the challenge this Memorial Day weekend by conducting an act of charity for a cause close to her heart and challenging two(2) Miss USA contestants to do the same within 24 hours. We ask that each contestant continue nominating others to keep the cycle of good will and empathy in effect well into July. If any person is unable to meet the challenge within 24 hours, we ask that they consider making a donation to the USO’s ‘OPERATION: That’s MY Dress’ Campaign and continue nominating others.

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Fleet Week with Adorable Sailor Selfies

27 May

People.com – This year, the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard have decided to make a social media splash by encouraging people to snap photos with the troops and use the hashtag #SelfieWithASailor – and plenty of celebrities have been quick to dive right in, including Miss USA 2014, Nia Sanchez.

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People En Español’s 50 Más Bellos Party

27 May

Popsugar.com – People En Español celebrated its 50 Más Bellos issue with a party in New York City on May 12. William Levy, Becky G, Miss Universe Paulina Vega, Ana Layevska, Sofia Carson, Danilo Carrera, and Eva Longoria were there to commemorate their inclusion in the list, but plenty of other guests showed up to support the magazine, including Pablo Lyle, Don Francisco, Jackie Cruz, Nicole Herrera, J Balvin, and Jorge Bernal.

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Miss Universe 2014, Paulina Vega shoots music video with Carlos Vives

11 May

Carlos Vives recently filmed his new music video “Las Cosas de la Video”, the next single from his album “Más corazón profundo” with Miss Universe 2014, Paulina Vega.

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OK! Style How To: Miss Universe Paulina Vega Gives Tips On How To Look Like A Beauty Queen

5 May

OKMagazine.com – We all can’t be pageant queens, but we can get pointers from Miss Universe. OK! Magazine’s Style Director, Pandora Amoratis, talks to Paulina Vega (@MissUniverse) about the beauty of being yourself.

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Miss USA Nia Sanchez shows off martial arts moves

5 May

MyFoxNY.com – Miss USA Nia Sanchez is also a fourth-degree black belt in tae kwon do, so who better to teach us some self-defense?

She learned martial arts when she was a child. And after being crowned Miss USA last year, Nia is spreading her message of empowerment by teaching self-defense classes like this one at Hunter College.

Miss USA demonstrated her top three moves on the students and on me.

As she prepares to pass her crown to the next Miss USA in July, Nia Sanchez hopes to pursue a career in television.

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Miss Universe Paulina Vega talks working with Latino Commission on AIDS

5 May

NYDailyNews.com – Let the past Miss Universes worry about world peace. Reigning queen Paulina Vega is focused on a cause closer to home: Stamping out HIV/AIDS in the Latino community.

The Barranquilla, Colombia, native, only the second Miss Universe from that country, was recently named the madrina (godmother) for the Latino Commission on AIDS’ 25th anniversary Cielo Latino gala taking place in New York City on May 15.

“(The commission) has been working with the Miss Universe organization over 10 years and they really do an excellent job,” Vega tells Viva.

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