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2012 Miss Universe competition

Olivia Culpo reacts as she is crowned the

Olivia Culpo reacts as she is crowned the 2012 Miss Universe by Leila Lopes, Miss Universe 2011, during the 2012 Miss Universe Pageant at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. (Dec. 19, 2012) Photo Credit: Getty Images

A 20-year-old beauty queen from Rhode Island, Olivia Culpo, was crowned the new Miss Universe, beating out 88 other women during a televised competition at the Planet Hollywood casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

Miss USA, Olivia Culpo, waves to the crowd
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Miss USA, Olivia Culpo, waves to the crowd after being crowned Miss Universe during the Miss Universe competition in Las Vegas. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Miss USA 2012, Olivia Culpo, competes during the
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Miss USA 2012, Olivia Culpo, competes during the Swimsuit Competition of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show in Las Vegas. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Miss USA 2012, Olivia Culpo, competes in a
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Miss USA 2012, Olivia Culpo, competes in a gown of her choice during the Evening Gown Competition of the 2012 Miss Universe Presentation Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon stands on stage during
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Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon stands on stage during the 2012 Miss Universe Pageant at Planet Holywood in Las Vegas. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Miss Philippines 2012, Janine Tugonon, looks on as
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Miss Philippines 2012, Janine Tugonon, looks on as Miss USA 2012, Olivia Culpo, reacts after being named a Top 10 finalist during the 2012 Miss Universe Pageant at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon stands on stage during
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Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon stands on stage during the 2012 Miss Universe Pageant at Planet Holywood in Las Vegas. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Olivia Culpo reacts as she is crowned the
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Olivia Culpo reacts as she is crowned the 2012 Miss Universe by Leila Lopes, Miss Universe 2011, during the 2012 Miss Universe Pageant at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Miss USA, Olivia Culpo is surrounded by contestants
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Miss USA, Olivia Culpo is surrounded by contestants after being crowned Miss Universe 2012 during the Miss Universe Pageant at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Miss USA Olivia Culpo walks on stage after
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Miss USA Olivia Culpo walks on stage after being named Miss Universe 2012 during the Miss Universe Pageant at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Miss USA Olivia Culpo stands on stage with
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Miss USA Olivia Culpo stands on stage with other Miss Universe contestants during the 2012 Miss Universe Pageant at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. (Dec. 19, 2012)

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