Miss Universe 2015 Runner-Up Reunites with Steve Harvey, Says Infamous Mix-Up Changed Her Life
March 16, 2018 - miss universe
From good tragedy can come good triumph, and no one knows that improved than Ariadna Gutierrez.
The 2015 Miss Universe runner-up seemed on Steve Harvey‘s speak uncover on Wednesday — over dual years after a host’s barbarous confusion during a pageant. At a time, Harvey mistakenly announced — and crowned! — Gutierrez, Miss Colombia, as a winner. He satisfied a blunder a few mins later, and informed Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, Miss Philippines, that she was a genuine crown-holder.
“That night right there was so crazy, man,” pronounced Harvey, 61, reflecting on a snafu.
But over time, he and Gutierrez, whom he called a “sweetheart,” eventually became friends.
“Her family was unequivocally kind to me — her father was who we unequivocally wanted to be cold with,” he said, quipping that if anyone had finished that to his daughter, he’d be “looking for their a— for a prolonged time.”
And even yet she didn’t take home a crown, Gutierrez, 24, pronounced that manifestation still “changed my life forever.”
“I got to be in a film with Vin Diesel!” she gushed, referencing final year’s xXx: Return of Xander Cage. “Now we have my possess sunglasses line — all changed.”
In 2017, Harvey returned to horde a pageant once again — and made light of his large flub a year before, quipping that he had eye medicine finished to assistance him see a cards improved and announce a scold winner.
“I know what you’re meditative — ‘Is that a man from final year? Did they move behind a man from final year?’ ” he said. “When we make a mistake we only have to keep relocating forward.”