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The 63rd annual Miss Universe pageant was held on January 25, 2015 at the FUI Arena at Florida International University, in Miami Florida. Gabriela Isler, Miss Universe 2013 crowned the 2014 Miss Universe winner, Paulina Vega of Colombia. The pageant had a new crown manufactured by Diamonds International Corporation. The estimated value of the new crown was $300,000.
Miss Universe 2014 ended with Colombia, Paulina Vega winning the crown.
Lloyd Boston - Fashion guru, TV host
Azucena Cierco - Latina actress, TV hos
Michelle McLean - Miss Universe 1992
Jimmy Nguyen - Prominent entertainment and digital media lawyer, diversity advocate, blogger and technology adviser
Corinne Nicolas - President of Trump Models Modeling Agency
Tyler Tixier - Part of the sales team of Delta Airlines
Final Telecast Judges:
Kristin Cavallari - American actress, TV personality, fashion designer
William Levy- Cuban American model and actor
Manny Pacquiao - Filipino world champion professional boxer
Louise Roe- English TV presenter, fashion journalist
Lisa Vanderpump- Reality star - Th Beverly Hills Housewives
Emilio Estefan- musician and producer
DeSean Jackson - Washington Redskins wide receiver
Nina Garcia - Creative Director of Marie Claire Magazine and fashion industry expert
Rob Dyrdek - Entrepreneur
Giancarlo Stanton - Miami Marlins right fielder
Lisa Madden, Miss Ireland Universe, recently stated in an interview that her fellow contestants at Miss Universe practiced unhealthy habits during their stay.
Madden says that pageant officials required all contestants to attend breakfast, lunch and dinner, but that some girls went out of their ways to keep from gaining weight. Madden even mentions some of the women using gauze in their mouths so that they couldn't eat solid foods.
While she did not feel the need to go to these lengths, Miss Ireland did say that she also did not feel the pressure that the other girls did. She believes that some contestants come from countries where so much is expected of them that they will do extreme things to stay thin.
Miss Universe 2014 Onstage Question and Answer
Nia's onstage question was from judge, Manny Paquiao, and she was asked "If you were given 30 seconds to deliver a message to the global terrorists, what would you say?" Miss USA's answer: "If I was given 30 seconds to give a message to the global terrorists, I would just say that you know as Miss USA I could always spread a message of hope and love and peace and so I'd do my very best to spread that message to them and everyone else in the world."
Miss Universe Netherlands
Miss Universe Netherlands' onstage question comes from judge, Giancarlo Stanton, and was "What's the biggest change you'd like to see for young women in the next generation?" Netherlands answered: "I'm an ambassador for child prostitution and I want that child prostitution stops so that's what I want for the next generation."
Miss Universe Ukraine
Ukraine's onstage question came from Lisa Vanderpump. Her question was "If you could remove the swimsuit competition from the Miss Universe pageant, would you? And why or why not?" Miss Ukraine's answer: "It depends on the situation. If it's gonna be nice, why not? I do feel comfortable in anything."
Miss Universe Jamaica
Emilio Esteban asked Miss Universe Jamaica, "One in three women will experience violence in her lifetime. What can be done to get that number down?" Jamaica answered: "Good evening esteemed judges. Good evening Doral. Crime is a global phenomenon. It does not affect just one nation and we as people of the world should work together to prevent now."
Miss Universe Colombia
The final question comes from Rob Dyrdek and was, "A number of people have asked me 'What can men learn from women?' but I'd like to know, what can women learn from men?" Colombia's answer: "I believe that women...that's quite a tough question...I believe there's still men that believe in equality and I believe that that is what women should learn from men."