Miss Mexico Jimena Navarrete Crowned Miss Universe 2010
Miss Mexico Jimena Navarrete
Miss Mexico Jimena Navarrete becomes the Miss Universe 2010. The 22-year old Navarrete is from Guadalajara, Mexico.
Jimena Navarrete was crowned by the outgoing Miss Universe 2010, Stefanía Fernández from Venezuela.
The first runner-up of the pageant is Yendi Phillipps from Jamaica, while Jesinta Campbell from Australia becomes the second runner-up.The third and fourth places were occupied by Anna Poslavska from Ukraine and Venus Raj from Philippines respectively.
The 59th annual international beauty pageant was held at the Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas on 23 August 2010.
On her reply to question about unsupervised internet use by Evan Lysacek,the beauty said, "I do believe that Internet is an indispensable, necessary tool for the present time. We must be sure to teach them the values that we learned as a family."
The Most Photogenic and Best National Costume awards were given to Miss Thailand, Fonthip Watcharatrakul, 20.
Navarrete is Mexico’s second Miss Universe. Earlier, Lupita Jones from Mexico was crowned as Miss Universe in 1991.
Navarrete will be gifted with a luxury apartment in New York, an undisclosed amount as salary, designer clothing for one year, living expenses, beauty products and shoes. Besides this, she will also receive a scholarship for a film course in New York Film Academy.