Shocking Finish at the Miss Universe Pageant

- If you thought the departure of Donald Trump from Miss Universe meant the end of controversy for that pageant, well…

Pageant host Steve Harvey appeared to read the wrong name of the winner of the pageant on Sunday night: 

 

The Miss Universe contestant from the Philippines is this year's winner but for one brief moment, it appeared as if it might be a repeat win for Colombia.

   Colombia contestant Ariadna Gutierrez Arevalo was already wearing the crown as this year's Miss Universe winner when host Steve Harvey returned to apologize.

   Harvey says it was his mistake and that he would take responsibility for not reading the card correctly that named contestant Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach this year's winner and Colombia the first runner-up.

   A mystified Wurtzbach appeared stunned as she walked to the front of the stage alongside the crown-wearing Arevalo before last year's Miss Universe from Colombia removed the crown and placed it on Wurtzbach's head instead.

Harvey apologized on Twitter Sunday night: 

 
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