Steve Harvey announces wrong Miss Universe winner

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Updated: Sunday, December 20, 2015, 11:04 PM

Steve Harvey holds up the card showing the winners after he incorrectly announced Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez as the winner.John Locher/AP

Steve Harvey holds up the card revealing the winners after he improperly revealed Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez as the winner.

It was a most significant error.
When a prime-time oversight compelled authorities to remove her of her crown and sash, an appeal pageant winner had the quickest reign ever.
Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutierrez, remained in charm pageant heaven after host Steve Harvey revealed her as the winner of Sunday night’s Miss Universe pageant.
A beaming Gutierrez was waving and grinning till it was revealed that Pia Wurtzback, Miss Philippines, was the real winner.

 

Former Miss Universe Paulina Vega (center) removes the crown from Miss Colombia (left) before giving it to Miss Philippines. John Locher/AP

Previous Miss Universe Paulina Vega (center) gets rid of the crown from Miss Colombia (left) prior to providing it to Miss Philippines.

Other contestants comfort Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez (center) after she was incorrectly crowned Miss Universe. John Locher/AP

Other candidates comfort Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez (center) after she was improperly crowned Miss Universe.

 

Harvey, the host of Family Feud, and a funnyman by trade, took the fall.

Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach reacts after she was announced as the true Miss Universe winner.John Locher/AP

Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach responds after she was revealed as the real Miss Universe winner.

“I wish to say sorry absolutely to Miss Philippians and Miss Columbia,” Harvey tweeted, spelling both nations incorrect.
“This was an extremely truthful human error and I am so regretful.”.
Gutierrez looked surprised as her minute in the sun faded quick.
Not everybody was difficult on Harvey
. @IAmSteveHarvey has actually done it once more,” tweeted basketball legend Magic Johnson. “an amazing task hosting the Miss Universe Pageant!”.

Broadcast journalist Karen Davila tweets about Steve Harvey's error.Digital2/Twitter

Broadcast reporter Karen Davila tweets about Steve Harvey’s mistake.

 

Steve Harvey apologized for the blunder on Twitter.r