Miss Oklahoma Is Crowned Miss USA 2015
She defeated 50 other contestants in the annual pageant
Olivia Jordan (aka, Miss Oklahoma) has been crowned Miss USA 2015.
She defeated first runner-up Miss Texas (Ylianna Guerra) in the final moments of the Sunday pageant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
She was presented her crown by 2014 winner Nia Sanchez of Nevada, who also congratulated her on Instagram.
On Saturday, Trump announced that he would not attend the show because he would be “campaigning in Phoenix.” (Trump is currently running for President, hoping to secure the Republican nomination.) Despite this, Trump’s spokesperson Hope Hicks told CNN that he has “no official events” on Sunday and would be traveling to New York.
Although the show went on, the drama isn’t over for Trump, as Mexico will no longer participate in the upcoming Miss Universe pageant.
2015’s winner will be the 64th Miss USA to represent the United States at the Miss Universe competition later this year.