29 June 2009

CONFIRMED: Top 15 Semi-Finalists will be chosen for Miss Universe 2009

The rumor that Miss Universe 2009 pageant will go back to its old format of having Top 10 semi-finalists only, instead of 12,15 or 20 is confirmed as purely RUMOR. There's no truth about this stuff that started circulating in different Latin American beauty pageant message boards.

Miss Universe 2009 will have Top 15 semi-finalists as confirmed by a report of an American newspaper which is shown below.

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"Each contestant from more than 80 countries around the world will be judged in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview TO SELECT 15 SEMI-FINALISTS, who will vie for the coveted title of Miss Universe 2009. In recent years, worldwide distribution of the popular competiton has topped more than 180 countries."

That was the exact texts confirming that the 58th Miss Universe pageant to be held in Bahamas in August 23 will select 15 semi-finalists instead of 10.

Well, from that said report, Billy Bush and Claudia Jordan will host the pageant live from the Atlantis, Paradise Island.