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Video: Chaos Reigns As Steve Harvey Crowns The Wrong Miss Universe

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Miss Universe 2014 Paulina Vega removes the crown from Miss Colombia 2015, Ariadna Gutierrez, in order to give it to Miss Philippines 2015, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, after Steve Harvey mistakenly named Gutierrez the winner instead of Wurtzbach. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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The Miss Universe pageant has had quite a notable 2015. First it was dumped by NBC because Donald Trump is racist, now it has gotten its most replayed moment since... wait, when was the last time people actually cared about the Miss Universe pageant?

On Sunday night at the Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, the Miss Universe crown came down to Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach and Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutiérrez (Miss USA Olivia Jordan was the 2nd runner-up). When it was time to announce this year's tiara-holder, host Steve Harvey emphatically announced "Miss Universe 2015 is... Colombia!"

Hugs were exchanged, Guitérrez wiped tears from her eyes, and bad EDM blasted from the soundsystem. Miss Colombia's moment in the sun was short-lived, though. Harvey awkwardly walked back to the stage and had an announcement to make: "OK folks, uh... I have to apologize."

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"The first runner-up is Colombia," he continued. The camera cuts to a shocked Wurtzbach on the side of the stage. "Miss Philippines, take your first walk as Miss Universe," says Harvey. Miss Colombia doesn't even know what to do with herself, guys!

"I take responsibility for this. It was my mistake—it was on the card," says Harvey, who shows the card to the camera

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Steve Harvey shows the card that had the correct winner of the Miss Universe 2015 title (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Steve Harvey felt really bad about it!

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And while he sold the entire Miss Universe organization off in in September, youknowwho just had to chime in:

Amazingly, Trump toned it down a bit the next morning, telling the TODAY show, "Steve Harvey is a great guy, I like the way he got out and did it. It simply was a terrible error."

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"Things happen, it's live television."

And if he still owned the pageant, what would President Trump have done? "I think I'd make them a co-winner. It'd be very cool."


Of course the Internet had a field day with this one, including Justin Bieber:

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But ultimately this all raises a pretty good question. We're still having beauty pageants in 2015?