the Miss Universe 2019 competition airs live tonight, December 8 at 7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT on Fox. The competition will last about three hours, ending at approximately 10 p.m. ET after former Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray of the Philippines crowns her successor.
During Friday’s December 6 preliminary competition, two contestants fell during the swimsuit contest — Miss France Maeva Coucke, and Miss Malaysia Shweta Sekhon, both took a tumble on stage. Three other competitors nearly fell as well, bringing a halt to the competition so that the runway could be swept “to minimize accidents.”
The other ladies who nearly fell but caught themselves mid-slip included Miss Indonesia Frederika Cull and Miss Malta Teresa Ruglio. Miss New Zealand Diamond Langi got her heel caught in her flowy blue cape, but she was able to work herself free before slipping any further.
Former Miss Universe Catriona Gray, who co-hosts this year’s competition, took the chance to acknowledge the ladies who slipped and offered some encouraging words. “We witnessed earlier these amazing women come out here, glowing with confidence, and even though we had a few falls, they took themselves up. They stood back up again. And I just want to take the chance to acknowledge that,” she said.
She also gave a shoutout to the audience for cheering the girls on, and encouraging them to get back up, saying “I want you all to give yourselves a round of applause for being an amazing audience, for really encouraging those girls to get back up on their feet. Thank you so much.”
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There Have Already Been a Few Slips During the Preliminary Swimsuit Competition
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