Miss Universe 2015 Pageant host, Steve Harvey, mistakenly announced that Miss Colombia had won the 64th edition of the pageant broadcast live on the Fox Television Network before crowning the rightful 26-year-old actress and model from the Philippines on Sunday.
Ariadna Gutierrez Arévalo, 21, of Sincelejo, Colombia, had already been crowned by Miss Universe of 2014, Paulina Vega of Barranquilla, Colombia.
The 2014 beauty queen was forced to remove the crown, just moments after she’d placed it on Arévalo, giving it to Miss Philippines. Olivia Jordan, 27, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, finished third.
Steve Harvey went on Twitter to voice his apology but didn’t even get that right, naming Miss Philipinnes, Miss Philippians.
He finally got it right and apologized once again for his huge mistake.
He also apologized to the viewers that he felt he had disappointed explaining that it was an honest misake.
The video of him making the announcement went viral sparking numerous reactions, some bashing him and some impressed by his brave apology.
Kenyans on Twitter were not left behind.
His apology did not stop people from creating memes making him trend worldwide.
Those who defended him had this to say:
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