The rival international beauty contests were launched around the same time but have different origins.
Miss India, Harnaaz Sandhu beat 79 other countries to win the 7oth Miss Universe pageant at the Universe Dome in Eilat, Israel.
Elle Smith is representing the United States in the Miss Universe pageant taking place in Israel on December 12.
The Miss Universe pageant will proceed on December 12 in Eilat, Israel, despite an unnamed competitor testing positive for COVID-19 upon arrival.
Tourism Minister Yoel Razvozov made the announcement on Sunday, a day after Israel said it was banning all foreigners from entering the country.
The South African government has already withdrawn its support for the pageant's 70th edition, citing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The final of the Miss Universe pageant saw participants representing Mexico, Brazil, India and Peru discuss tough subjects.
Andrea Meza is a 26-year-old model, software engineer, and human rights activist from Chihuahua, Mexico.
The NFL star and pageant queen tied the knot in an intimate wedding ceremony in South Africa.
Multiple betting websites have announced Drouin's odds at +300, ahead of the second favorite, Miss Universe Philippines, who came in at +500.
Both Fox and Telemundo will air the competition live.
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Angela Ponce will be the first transgender woman to compete in Miss Universe, after former owner Donald Trump opened the contest up several years ago.
Sarah Idan and her family received death threats after the beauty queen posted a photo with Miss Israel in 2017.
Machado says she rebuffed Trump's advances, but the psychological damage left a mark.
"He liked a type," one Miss Universe staffer claimed in a new book.
Trump told Howard Stern he was going to make the Miss USA pageant gradually more scantily clad.
The controversial leader has repeatedly referenced raping women despite widespread condemnation.
The bureau monitored a Russian crime ring in the building from 2011 to 2013.