22 Things to Know About Olivia Pura, Miss Illinois USA 2020

Pageants & Prosecco caught up with Olivia Pura, Miss Illinois USA 2020 ahead of the Miss USA competition. She shares with us her reality of being a first-generation American and her thoughts of the growing number of former Miss Teen USA titleholders now competing as a Miss.

Former Miss Teen USA Named New Catfish CoHost

The world of social media & pageantry combine on MTV tonight as former Miss Teen USA, Kamie Crawford makes her debut as the newest cohost of the popular MTV docu-series, Catfish. Crawford announced the news to her followers on Wednesday. She will cohost all episodes of the new season with longtime host and founder, NevContinue reading “Former Miss Teen USA Named New Catfish CoHost”

Pageant Queens Rally Followers For Help With Australian Wildfires

Miss World Australia 2019, Sarah Marsckee, shared her heartbreak about her country to her followers by posting a current news video of the wildfires in action. She began the post with the words, “Our remarkable country is on fire and has been on fire for over two months.”

What it means to be Black, Beautiful & A Queen in a 2020 Beauty Pageant

2019 is Year of #BlackGirlMagic in the world of Pageantry. Almost every major national and international title or runner up is being held by a woman of color. What a time to be alive! But how long did it take for us to get here? And why are the Blacks overly excited about Zozibini’s win when 5 other Black women previously won Miss Universe in the last 67 years? The concept of beauty is slowing changing in the pageant world and South Africa just proved it.

South Africa wins Miss Universe!

YAY!!! Like many people of color, watching South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi compete all night was a breath of fresh air as she easily graced the stage and dominated each question and phase of competition that came her way. With this historic win, Tunzi is the third South African to take the crown since Demi Leigh-NelContinue reading “South Africa wins Miss Universe!”