After a year without a contest due to the coronavirus outbreak, Andrea Mesa of Mexico is officially named Miss Universe.
Mesa graduated with a software engineering degree, defeating Miss Brazil at the end of the night, screaming on Sunday when the announcer shouted “Viva Mexico!”
According to E! Beauty queen news from 74 countries and territories competed, but only 21 made the finalists there.Meza was faced with questions about both the beauty standards and the COVID-19 epidemic.
In a final statement, Miss Mexico was asked to revise the changing world beauty standards.
Miss USA 2020 ASYA BRANCH says she believes in the faith of Christians assisted by tough times: ̵6;I really believe in my values’.
“We live in an increasingly progressive society, and as we progress as a society, we progress through a pattern,” she says. “Nowadays, beauty is not just the way we look. For me, beauty is not just the way we look. But only in our spirits But it’s also in our hearts and how we behave, don’t let anyone tell you you’re worthless. ”
Meza was also asked how she would deal with the coronavirus outbreak, which forced the show to be canceled in 2020.
“I believe there is no perfect way to deal with such a difficult situation as COVID-19,” she explains. We have lost a lot of lives and we cannot afford it, we have to take care of our people, that is why I will be taken care of. From the beginning ”
The previous winner, Zozibini Tunzi, wore a crown on Meza’s head and waited for sure to be where Meza fired a beam and led her first to the front of the stage.
Tunzi, a public relations specialist who became the first black woman from South Africa to win the contest, has been crowned since December 2019.
Think of the USA ASYA branch in representing the United States at Miss UNIVERSE: ‘I am proud to be part of the greatest country’.
“I always knew my title of Miss Universe was unique,” Tunxi said of the torch relay in a statement (via E! News). But this year has opened the door for me as I never expected.I am so grateful for the opportunity to connect with people around the world and uplift the reasons I care. Most about ”
The contest was hosted by Mario Lopez of “Access Hollywood” and actress and model Olivia Culpo, Miss Universe 2012, broadcast live from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood in Hollywood, Florida.
Click here to subscribe to our entertainment newsletter.
Prior to the contest, Miss Universe Organization Chairman Paula M.Shugart said they spent months planning a safe race that follows a similar approach to the Miss USA 2020 competition last November, which was held at Memphis city
Click here to get the FOX NEWS app.
The Miss Universe competition is broadcast in over 160 territories and countries around the world, including in the United States on FYI and on Telemundo.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.