Finally, the name of the much awaited Miss USA 2015 pageant holder got declared and there was a swirl of mixed emotions! Leaving behind 50 contestants, the 26-year-old Miss Oklahoma Olivia Jordon has made her city proud by winning the pivoted title and swept away the $250K crown.
The gorgeous actress-model hearts of the preliminary judges to win the Miss USA 2015 pageant and also nailed the three difficult rounds, swimsuit, the evening gown and interview. Olivia Jordon, who is one of Boston University’s Alpha Phi sisters, is the 64th Miss USA winner. From the very first walk during the competition, Olivia Jordon impressed everyone. Miss Oklahoma started off with her swimsuit competition where she flaunted her hardly earned perfectly toned bikini body on the ramp. What gathered all the attention was her Barbie doll look during the evening gown round. Olivia Jordon looked breathtaking in a pink strapless Sherri Hill evening gown which was sublime and unique. Her beautiful smile made us fall in love with her instantly.
During the interview round, she was asked on the trending topic, same sex marriage and equality. Miss Oklahoma had an apt answer for the question, when asked, ‘what is the biggest issue our country needs to tackle next, post the same sex marriage rights being granted and the display of the Confederate flag was addressed?’ She replied, ‘We still need to talk about race relations. We really need to work on being an accepting society. No matter your race, no matter your gender. Everyone needs to be given the same rights and opportunities.’
She defeated the first runner-up Miss Texas (Ylianna Guerra) in the final moments of the Sunday pageant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She was presented her crown by 2014 winner Nia Sanchez of Nevada, who also congratulated her on Instagram.
The annual pageant was held on Sunday despite being mired in controversy due to co-owner of Miss Universe Donald Trump’s controversial comments about Mexicans and Mexican Americans. The real estate tycoon’s description of Mexicans as “rapists” who bring “drugs” and “crime” into the United States eventually led to NBC cutting ties with the show, and caused the show’s co-hosts, several judges and musical performers to drop out.
The show was picked up by the Reelz network last week, and TV personality Todd Newton and former Miss Wisconsin USA Alex Wehrley stepped in as replacement hosts. Here’s the entire episode of the event-