4 years after by accident crowning the unsuitable winner of Miss Universe, host Steve Harvey simply had one other teleprompter mishap on the 2019 Miss Universe competitors.
The Household Feud star is on-hand to host this yr’s pageant in Atlanta, and by accident launched the unsuitable contestant whereas saying the Nationwide Costume Contest winner.
“Right here’s a take a look at the winner, Philippines,” Harvey stated as a photograph of Miss Philippines Gazini Ganados’s outfit was displayed on a big display screen behind him.
But it surely wasn’t Ganados standing subsequent to him sporting the successful costume — it was Miss Malaysia Shweta Sekhon.
“It’s not Philippines, it’s Malaysia,” Sekhon stated, grabbing the mic from Harvey.
“Okay, properly, let me clarify one thing to you. I simply learn that within the teleprompter. Y’all obtained to give up doing this to me,” Harvey replied, addressing the present’s producers. “I can learn, they stated now, they’re making an attempt to repair it now. See, this what they did to me again in 2015. Performed me quick like that. That is Malaysia. I actually love this nationwide costume of Malaysia. That is loopy.”
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Skhon’s costume featured the nationwide dishes of her nation and represented the Malacca state of Malaysia and its historic heritage.
“What I’ve worn right here is the bride’s outfit of the combined marriage between the Malays and the Chinese language,” Skhon defined.
“No matter you stated, sure,” stated Harvey. “I’m scared to say your identify once more ’trigger I don’t know what the hell this teleprompter . Thanks, Malaysia.”
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Again in 2015, Harvey acquired main backlash after by accident saying that the winner was Miss Colombia (aka Ariadna Gutierrez) when the winner was really Miss Philippines, Alonzo Wurtzbach.
The second went viral, and after the mix-up, Harvey and Gutierrez finally grew to become buddies. In March 2018 Harvey had Miss Colombia on his discuss present, and so they mentioned how they moved previous the mishap.
“Her household was actually variety to me — her father was who I actually wished to be cool with,” Harvey stated, quipping that if anybody had carried out that to his daughter, he’d be “on the lookout for their a— for a very long time.”
For Gutierrez, she stated the second “modified my life perpetually.”
“I obtained to be in a film with Vin Diesel!” she gushed, referencing final yr’s xXx: Return of Xander Cage. “Now I’ve my very own sun shades line — all the pieces modified.”
In 2017, Harvey returned to host the pageant as soon as once more — and made gentle of his large flub the yr earlier than, quipping that he had eye surgical procedure carried out to assist him see the playing cards higher and announce the proper winner.
“I do know what you’re pondering — ‘Is that the man from final yr? Did they carry again the man from final yr?’ ” he stated. “If you make a mistake you simply need to preserve shifting ahead.”