Having watched the Miss Universe 2014 contest and realizing the winner looked older and faker than the rest of the contestants, really fired me up inside, imagining that the contest’s criteria for choosing Miss Universe was the woman with the biggest beauty-brains balance. Guess not. However, what perplexed me the most was the answers the top 5 misses gave to the judges, since not even one of them managed to respond the question correctly. I know it’s a lot of pressure -plus that damn translator interrupting them- and overall, beauty overtakes intelligence, but giving a weak answer about the topic and completely drifting away from the topic asked is a whole other thing.
So I took the time to write down possible answers of what they could have said for the sake of my own patience (and maybe for other future wanna-be contestants that don’t want to look dumb on international TV), which you can read below:
“What would happen to the world if we could no longer use the internet?”
Miss Ecuador used her minute to “tell teenagers and everybody that we should use the methodology of technology and the Internet for positive work.” NO SH-, but what would happen?! Thanks for evading your question, Constanza.
What she could have said: If we could no longer use the internet, there would be a serious communication shortage in between the countries of the world. Nowadays, Internet is a must to renew worldwide technology, and it’s also used as the widest information resource, so it’s disappearance would mean a huge progress delay worldwide.
“What is your biggest fear and how do you plan to overcome it?”
Miss Venezuela‘s actual response: “We should overcome all our fears and this in turn would make us stronger. As soon as we overcome our fears, we can face any challenge.” Pretty quote, yet another unanswered question…
What she could have said: I think my biggest fear is losing my parents, and the only way to overcome this is to make them proud every day, not taking them for granted and understanding how much they have done for me all throughout the years.
“What can be done about the lack of jobs for young people starting their careers around the world?”
“I do believe we should invest in education – and that is my primary advocacy. Education is a primary source and a ticket for better future,” was Miss Philippines dumb response. And before y’all start rising thoughts about how her answer wasn’t dumb, realize that a person’s career does NOT start until that person graduates from school. It IS true that education is the primary source to find a job and we all agree that we should invest in it, yet she was asked to mention a possible solution to the LACK OF JOBS for those persons that just graduated, looking to start their career.
What she could have said: I think that there should be an expansion in the whole system of professions, meaning that the jobs should be given to those with the required experience accordingly, without corruption, which would mean promoting many adults that are working in low job posts, and hiring new young professionals for those places.
“What is the most significant thing we can do to help elect women to political offices around the world?”
Miss Spain stated that “in order to select a good woman, she must posses good qualities in order to do a good job – discipline, knows how to adapt… so she can fulfill her job.” Just read the question again. Now, read the answer. Let it sink in.
What she could have said: In order for women to be elected equally around the world, I think feminism should be established sparingly, and not only in political offices but in the whole professional world, which would mean a change in the view of the electors, comparing other successful women with the ability of those they want to elect.
“What is your opinion in places that do not allow women to vote, or drive cars?”
After greeting the audience, the adorable Miss Brazil responded: “In my opinion, we as women achieved our independence through time. Unfortunately nowadays we still have problems with our independence. But we need to keep our open minds because nowadays we are homemakers, part of a work force. In our country, our president is a woman. We are capable of everything.” Yet, what is YOUR opinion of the places that don’t notice that “independence”? It’s cool that Mrs. Rousseff is your president, but I truly hope she doesn’t have the same understanding problem as you do.
What she could have said: I think those places should realize they’re a little behind than everyone else, because women nowadays are more independent than ever; we are people just like men, and our opinion is just as valuable as theirs. That selfish ban should be abolished.
Now, whether or not it IS a must to have undergone plastic surgery and to have the lowest IQ possible to be the next Miss Universe, this was the last time I watched that beauty pageant until it regains credibility and legit audience. If our beautiful Miss Dominican Republic would have passed to the Top 5, I’m sure she would have had something better to say (I hope so) than the rest of those bimbos.
- Miss Venezuela crowned Miss Universe 2013 (nonsoosaji.wordpress.com)
- Another near Miss (businessmirror.com.ph)