By Alex Parker
Miss Universe is changing. Such was made clear in a recent declaration by the pageant’s new owner.
The show was held Saturday, and CEO Anne Jakkaphong Jakrajutatip told the audience it’s a transformative day
At the 71st Miss Universe competition in New Orleans, Anne heralded female dominance.
The biological male touted the start of womanly stewardship — and an end to manly ownership:
“It has been seventy years (that) the Miss Universe Organization [has been run] by men. But now, time is up. It’s the moment, really, for women to take the lead. … Welcome to the new era of the global women’s empowerment platform. Welcome to the Miss Universe Organization.”