global beauties
December 7, 2002 11:23 AM   Subscribe

Global Beauties More info than you would ever care to know about international pageants like Miss World.
posted by konolia (8 comments total)
And you heard it first-Rebekah Revels, Miss USA, was a finalist-and she won the talent portion of the competition.
posted by konolia at 11:25 AM on December 7, 2002

Miss Earth's going to have stiff competition from Jane Jetson in the Miss Solar System pageant.
posted by Stan Chin at 11:36 AM on December 7, 2002

Wow. We really do have way too much time on our hands.
How many goddamn ways are there to line up a bunch of women to judge their assets?

World, Earth, USA, America, Universe, and all their sub genus strata...
posted by Busithoth at 11:47 AM on December 7, 2002

Remember, most of these are either sponsorships or businesses in their own right, some of them with "brand extension". Miss Universe alone is responsible for the Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA awards. (It's also a Donald Trump and NBC partnership ... telling you that this one is about ratings.)
posted by dhartung at 12:03 PM on December 7, 2002

I'm Miss World...Somebody Kill Me.....
posted by jonmc at 1:21 PM on December 7, 2002

Ew jonmc, what was that?

'what's that on stage?"
'It's a man, it's a woman, no.... it's miss world!'
posted by sebas at 3:25 AM on December 8, 2002

sebas...That was Courtney Love, who sang those lyrics in her song entitled"Miss World"...and who I always thought was kind of attractive
posted by jonmc at 7:29 AM on December 8, 2002

I've heard of Miss Universe and Miss World but Miss Earth? Miss International? What are those?
posted by SisterHavana at 9:04 PM on December 8, 2002

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