Miss USA Olivia Culpo Crowned 2012 Miss Universe
Miss USA Olivia Culpo was crowned the 2012 Miss Universe on Wednesday at Las Vegas’ Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino.
The 20-year-old beauty queen and accomplished cellist beat out 88 other contestants, including first runner-up Janine Tugonon of the Philippines, to win the highly-coveted title and crown.
Miss Universe 2011 Leila Lopes of Angola, presented Culpo with the crown.
The Miss Universe competition was hosted by Giuliana Rancic, Andy Cohen, and stylist, Jeannie Mai. The judges’ panel included CeeLo Green, Nigel Barker, Scott Disick, Pablo Sandoval, and Kerri Walsh Jennings, among others.