Miss Universe Winner 2016 has been announced and the crown now belongs to Miss France, Iris Mittenaere. Much to the amazement of the world, Iris beat Miss Haiti to take the title. Her reaction after winning the crown makes one believe that even she was vouching for Miss Haiti to win.
Miss France who is now Miss Universe 2016 winner is a young 23-year-old native of a town in north of France in Lille. She definitely carries great looks but also had a great academic profile. She is presently pursuing a degree in dental surgery.
Miss Universe Winner: What Does Miss France Plan to do Next?
Miss Universe Winner 2016, Iris Mittenaere, wants to be an advocate for dental and oral hygiene around the world. She also has an inclination towards sports. Looks like the 65th Miss Universe is a complete package.
What possibly was the turning point in the pageant for her was the Question and Answer Round. Iris tackled a difficult question with panache. She used an interpreter to answer but her thoughts came across clearly. Miss France succeeded Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach as the new Miss Universe.
France Takes Miss Universe Crown After 64 Years
The last time France took the Miss Universe Crown was in 1953. Spokane Daily Chronicle reported back in 1953 that 18-year-old Christiane Martel was the winner of the beauty pageant. Expect some big celebrations in France as the crown comes to them after such a long time.
— 65th Miss Universe (@MissUniverse_65) January 30, 2017
Miss Universe Winner 2016 Iris Mittenaere won the hearts of the audience and people around the world when she gave a beautiful response during the Q&A. She was asked by Steve Harvey to recount a time she failed and the lesson she learned from it. Her response, “So I think when you fail, you need to try again. If tonight I’m not one of the winners, I will still have the honor of being in the finals.”
— Iris Mittenaere (@MissUniverse) January 30, 2017
Well, Iris Mittenaere doesn’t have to be satisfied anymore by just being a finalist or a runner up as she is Miss Universe Winner 2016. May her contagious smile bring happiness as she promotes dental and oral hygiene across the world.