Iris Mittenaere took home a climax during a Miss Universe manifestation on Jan. 29, 2017, and now she’s vital it adult in her new home — NYC! HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY sat down with Iris, where she dished her post-pageant plans! And, you’re never going to trust what her favorite thing about a large city is…
Bonjour, Iris Mittenaere! The overwhelming Miss France won a pretension of Miss Universe during a 2017 pageant in Manila, Philippines, on Jan. 29! And, HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY held adult with Iris to get a full dip on her life after a crown. We common a special impulse with Iris when we were with her for her initial revisit to a Statue of Liberty with CitySightseeing Cruises! You can check out all of a pics from a sparkling day on a Hudson River with Iris, in a gallery above!
When we held adult with Iris, she had usually been vital in a city for 7 days, however, like any New Yorker, she’d already fell in adore with a large city. “I unequivocally like it [here],” she gushed, adding, “There’s a unequivocally good energy.” She told us that NYC indeed reminded her of her native, Paris, France given both places have a lot of history.
As for what she’s achieved in a brief volume of time she’s been means to call a East Coast her home? — “I’ve been unequivocally busy, though we went to Times Square and Central Park. And, currently it’s a initial time we will see a Statue of Liberty,” Iris told us on a journey to Lady Liberty, Feb. 10!
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How has life altered given winning Miss Universe? — “It’s surreal. Everything altered in one second when they pronounced my country’s name. Everything has been positively crazy. It’s a new city, a new life, there’s new people around me, and it’s formidable to comprehend and trust in all of these things.”
How is your family doing a large pierce from France to NYC? — “They are unequivocally unapproachable and we wish they are unequivocally happy for me. My mom is unequivocally fearful given we am so distant away, though we consider everything’s going to be ok. We’re unequivocally close, and it’s usually 6 hours or 7 by plane.”
How is being in dental propagandize — “I unequivocally like it. This year I’m going to work with another organization, that is Smile Train. It’s an classification that raises money and uses dental medicine for children who have split palates, so it’s unequivocally engaging and it’s one of my passions. I’m unequivocally vehement to go to a lot of countries to do that. You can change a lives of these children. When we see a before and after, we know all and because we wish to do this.”
What recommendation has Miss Universe, Pia Wurtzbach, 27, given you? — “I unequivocally like Pia and when we won she pronounced to me, that we was one of her favorites, so we was so happy. She’s given me a lot of advice. She pronounced that we ‘need to be loose and suffer all and don’t vigour myself.’ So, that’s accurately what I’m perplexing to do.”
How did we sojourn so ease during a Miss Universe pageant? What was going by your head? — “I feel good on stage. we unequivocally like it. we didn’t design to win so we was only on stage, and we told myself, ‘I only wish to suffer this moment. It’s a once in a lifetime experience.’ we didn’t unequivocally caring about a result. If we didn’t win, it was ok.”
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What are we destiny skeleton as Miss Universe? — “I’m going to work with Smile Train. we wish to uncover a people that my nation is so beautiful. But, my initial design is Smile Train. we consider one year will be brief for this, though my second design is to pronounce for all a women who can't speak. we wish to uncover people that women have something to say, something to do, and [that] we are not only mothers, sisters, or a wife, [but that] we are a lot of things. We have jobs. we consider it’s important. we wish to be a good purpose indication for children, women and girls.”
How was your initial New York Fashion Week experience? — “I knew conform week in France, though we didn’t know, here. we walked in my initial Fashion Week uncover for Sherri Hill, and that was fun!”
What do we adore a many about NYC? — “I adore hotdogs!” [Iris indeed ate a hotdog before we got on a cruise] “This is like in a film where people eat hotdogs in a travel with yellow cabs. This is accurately like French people when they go to New York — All they wish to do is this!”
How do we stay in such good shape? — “I don’t have a diet, though we do a lot of sportive during a gym. we do cardio. It’s critical to run.”
HollywoodLifers, how extraordinary is Iris?!