Oh, dear. Miss Venezuela has become an internet sensation for all the wrong reasons, due to her bizarre bumbling at the Miss Universe competition.
On Dec. 19, Olivia Culpo brought home the crown at the Miss Universe pageant, winning the title for USA for the first time in over a decade. But, alas, her success is being overshadowed by another contestant: Irene Sofia Esser Quintero – also known as Miss Venezuela – who’s bizarre ramblings have made her an internet sensation!
Miss Venezuela’s Pageant Interview: Her Strange Answer
Now, my pageant knowledge stems mostly from films such as Miss Congeniality and Drop Dead Gorgeous, but it’s safe to assume there is lots of backstage bitching, backstabbing and various attempts of sabotage. But Irene took sabotage to a whole new level. Instead of doing something cliche like trying to trip up her opponents, or poison them, or tamper with her gown or any type of typical high jinx one would see in a movie, Miss Venezuela got creative.
What did she do? She out-shined her competitors by bizarrely rambling like Charlie Sheen during his “winning” phase — except with a big smile and less craziness. Irene was asked, “If you could change one law, what would it be and why?” by the handsome Pretty Little Liars actor, Diego Boneta, and her answer was nonsensical!
Irene, who’s first language is Spanish, replied with, “I think that any leys (laws) there are in Constitution or in life, are already made. I think that we should have, uh, a straight way to go in our similar, or, eh, in our lives as is this. For example, I’m a surfer, and I think that the best wave that I can take is the wave that I wait for it. So please do our only, eh, law that we can do. Thank you, Vegas!”
Well, at least she is polite!
Users took to Twitter to slam and tease Irene, but they are fools I say — fools! They think she is confused and sweet, but it’s obvious what’s going on here: she is trying to steal Olivia’s thunder. Irene knew she had lost the crown, so what better way to grab the limelight then look sweet and innocent while answering a boring question. Olivia must be positively raging right now.
Irene eventually came in third place, but I think she was robbed, especially after her beautiful metaphor about catching a wave.
What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers? Do you think Irene should have won for being so comical?
— Eleanore Hutch
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