Leila lopes not be confused with the Brazilian actress who committed suicide.
Miss Angola,Leila Lopes was crowned Miss Universe 2011 at the beauty pageants 60th anniversary after topping 88 other contestants.
This year’s Miss Universe pageant took place in the city of Sao Paulo in Brazil on Monday, September 12, 2011 and as you can expect from brazil was a fiesta.We talking swimsuits,models,colourful feather, hots babes with tans and not so hot men with messed up teeth.
When asked if she would change anything about her physical appearance in her interview question, Leila Lopes replied in a timid voice.
“Thank God I’m very satisfied with the way God created me and I wouldn’t change a thing, I consider myself a woman endowed with inner beauty.
I have acquired many wonderful principles from my family and I intend to follow
these for the rest of my life,”
It’s not rocket science but it pleased the judges,many believed it was the way she answered the question the helped win but thinks it’s that smile and her innocent personality.
Lopes continued to say that she has never gone for any form of cosmetic surgery and abides by three guidelines to maintain her beauty sleep, sun block and water.
She claims that her smile was the competition winner and man do I agree.
The Angolan native would like to help her country to escape a long history of war and poverty ,she plans to focus her efforts on combating HIV around the world.
Lopes managed to outshine Ukrainian 23-year-old, Olesia Stefanko, who was 1st Runner-up and swooped the accolade from Brazil’s hope,2nd runner-up Priscila Machado.The 3rd Runner-up was Miss Philippines and 4th Runner-up was Miss China.
This was the first time that the Miss Universe title was awarded to a contestant from the Southern African region and she has made many people proud.
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