Miss Universe 2017: Who Took Home the Crown?

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A new woman is in the charge of the whole entire galaxy.

On Sunday night, while The Crown was being honored at the 2017 SAG Awards, a crown was being placed in the head of a new Miss Universe.

But which beauty earned this mostly meaningless and very much sexist distinction?

Miss Universe 2017

The three-hour event opened with host Steve Harvey taking to the stage and joking about the way in which he announced the wrong winner last year.

In a "meeting" to kick off the Fox broadcast, the comedian convened with a group of security professionals and said the following:

"If something happens at the end, if I get this name wrong, I step to the right, and I drop down in this trap door."

He quipped that as he escaped, the other men would be responsible for finding someone who looks exactly like Harvey to bring on stage.

Harvey then joked to the crowd that he had undergone "eye surgery" to ensure he would not make a similar mistake this time around.

And then reigning Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach came out to prove there were no hard feelings, thanking Harvey for making her the "most popular" Miss Universe ever.

Ashley Graham also played a role at the ceremony, speaking at one point backstage to Miss Canada, Siera Bearchell, about body image and confidence.

Iris Mittenaere

"We are confident with ourselves. We love ourselves," Bearchell said, advising girls facing similar issues to "focus on what you love about yourself" because "that's what's important."

It was an important message to send.

Later on, Harvey had to laugh over the fact that both Miss Colombia and Miss Philippines, the women he mixed up in 2016, advanced to the final six.

But the latter did not make the final three.

In the end, after the audience strangely booed a few contestants for using interpreters, Miss France was crowned Miss Universe 2017.

AndĀ Iris Mittenaere could not have looked more shocked to hear her named called.

Iris Mittenaere Picture

A native of Paris, the 24-year old is pursuing a degree in dental surgery.

She plans to use her Miss Universe platform to advocate for dental and oral hygiene.

During the competition's question-and-answer, session, Mittenaere praised France's open borders and refugee population, touching on the most controversial issue facing America right now..

"In France, we want to have the most globalization that we can, we want to have the biggest exchange of people that we can," Mittenaere told the judges, adding:

"Having open borders allows us to travel more through the world and to find out more about what's out there in the world."

The answer sat well with those in charge of choosing the champion.

Congratulations to IrisĀ Mittenaere!

Let's hope her name never appears in the above photo gallery!

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