Miss Colombia Gives Statement After Having Her Crown Snatched

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Remember the horrifying moment when Steve Harvey, bless him, mistakenly announced Miss Colombia as the winner (opens in new tab) of Miss Universe 2015? Well, after a few days of in-fighting between contestants, Miss Colombia has come forward with a statement. 

The runner-up, whose crown was literally snatched off her head, says she's feeling okay about the gaffe, despite it being the most awkward pop culture moment of 2015. 

"After the storm comes the calm," she said via Instagram. "My destiny was this. I was able to bring happiness to my country after becoming Miss Universe for only a couple of minutes... Today because of that COLOMBIA and the LATIN COMMUNITY are being talked about in every corner of the world. I also want to congratulate the Philippines for their new Miss Universe. The happiness that you must be feeling must be incredible."

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In the world of social media statements, this is about as eloquent and classy as it gets. But never forget: 

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Mehera Bonner
Entertainment Editor

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.