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Shocking Miss Universe Goof-Up in Pics!

Destiny came around on Monday when in an awkward moment Miss Columbia was crowned Miss Universe 2015 for few minutes before finally giving away the crown to Miss Philippines- a moment which took the social media platforms by storm.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 21 December 2015, 02:17:46 PM
Celebrations!

Celebrations!

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Miss Philippines gave a statement saying that “it was a very non-traditional crowning moment."
The Big Moment

The Big Moment

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This was before any of the two- Miss Columbia and Philippines were announced as Miss Universe.
Winner declared

Winner declared

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Then Miss Columbia name was announced as winner of Miss Universe 2015.
Pride moment!

Pride moment!

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Miss Columbia Ariadna Gutierrez Arevalo was seen basking in the glory of the win.
Shocking turn!

Shocking turn!

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However, soon her moment of fame vanished as host Steve Harvey announced that Miss Philippines was the real winner.
Untraditional crowning!

Untraditional crowning!

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And, the crown was set to be placed on Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach.
New Winner declared

New Winner declared

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Miss Universe 2014 Paulina Vega took the crown off Miss Colombia’s head and placed it on Miss Philippines', just as the broadcast was ending.
The graceful moment!

The graceful moment!

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Wurtzbach appeared at a loss of what to do but returned with poise and waved to the crowd.
Miss Universe 2015 named!

Miss Universe 2015 named!

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Stunned, she walked to the front of the stage, where the coveted crown was taken off the head of Miss Colombia and put on hers.
The real mistake!

The real mistake!

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Host Steve Harvey who actually committed the mistake. Later, he tweeted, "I'd like to apologize wholeheartedly to Miss Colombia & Miss Philippines for my huge mistake. I feel terrible."