The backlash against Miss Universe winner Ariana Miyamoto reflects the struggle of biracial people in Japan.
Half-Japanese and half African-American, Miss Nagasaki Ariana Miyamoto is the first-ever mixed-race Miss Universe Japan. Many many feel Miyamoto, 20, who was born in Nagasaki, shouldn't represent a homeland in which 98 percent are of the same race. Show More Summary
There’s plenty of controversy surrounding the antiquated pageantry of the Miss Universe competition, with the issues moving from gender to race. The notion of beauty-as-worth is a tired, sexist one, but so is the notion of race and nationality meaning more than it should. Show More Summary
Bi-racial beauty queen Ariana Miyamoto should be spending this week celebrating her new title as Miss Universe Japan, but instead she has been using her energy to fight off nasty comments. A photo posted by Miss Universe Japan (@missuniversejapan)...Show More Summary
Miss Universe crowned a new Miss Japan on Thursday, Mar. 12, but not without controversy. Ariana Miyamoto has been selected to represent Japan in the Miss Universe pageant, but the 20-year-old is facing criticism due to being the daughter...Show More Summary
The newest Miss Universe Japan isn't Japanese enough for some in her country thanks to her "hafu" ethnicity, meaning she's half Japanese and half African American. But Ariana Miyamoto is still carrying her head and crown high. Read more...
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It’s only March and we’ve already got Miss Universe drama. Ariana Miyamoto, who was recently crowned Miss Universe Japan, has ignited a firestorm of racist comments online from people arguing that she is not Japanese enough to represent their country. Show More Summary
Beauty pageants often come under scrutiny for having strict standards for a woman's outer appearance, and that conversation continues over the current controversy currently regarding Miss Universe Japan. Recently, Ariana Miyamoto was crowned Miss Universe Japan, and since then, she has been on the receiving end of endless racial criticism. Show More Summary
Japan's newest Miss Universe contestant, Ariana Miyamoto, might not deserve her crown… according to some people! After the 20-year-old was chosen to represent the country in the Miss Universe pageant next January, some questioned if she was Japanese enough to hold the title! This is because the beauty queen is the daughter of a Japanese woman and [...]
Japan’s newly crowned Miss Universe Japan — who was born and raised in Nagasaki — isn’t Japanese enough, according to some critics.
Ariana Miyamoto, who will represent Miss Japan in the Miss Universe pageant, speaks fluent Japanese, was born and raised in Nagasaki … and is apparently “not Japanese enough.” Miyamoto, whose father is African-American, had to spendShow More Summary
Ariana Miyamoto recently broke barriers in Japan by becoming the first biracial woman to represent the country in the Miss Universe pageant. Miyamoto, whose mother is Japanese and father is black, should be celebrating this achievement but she’s defending her crown against naysayers who don’t think she should hold the title because of her ‘hafu’ status.
International model Anna-Lisa Christiane and Miss Universe New Zealand Rachel Millns went to their country’s Parliament this Monday to make a very special delivery: 90,000 signatures asking for cosmetics animal Read More The post Miss Universe NZ Asks Parliament to Ban Animal Testing appeared first on Ecorazzi.
Change happens slowly in Japan, but it does happen. You wake up one day, and things that weren't possible years ago are happening today. Nowhere is that more evident than in the woman who will represent Japan in the Miss Universe pageant—but that's to the chagrin of some who wanted a more "Japanese" winner. Read more...
After last week's fashionable horror theme Face Off heads the other way this week with an alien beauty contest with an actual Miss Universe presenting the challenge. Which of the remaining eight contestants' creations will become Miss Intergalactic? Results ahead. Read more...
This stunner was turning heads long before dating Nick Jonas. After all, did we already forget she captured the world's—nay the universe's—attention as 2012's M iss USA/Miss Universe winner?! Her profile has only grown since then now...Show More Summary
This is Katarína Bezecná, a contestant in the Miss Universe Slovak Republic pageant. Pretty girl, but this image…? The longer you look at it, the weirder it gets. Even the look on her face is a little like: It’s not quite … Continue reading ? The post Miss Universe Slovak Republic: Serious Side Eye Material appeared first on PSD : Photoshop Disasters .
You heard it here first: Olivia Culpo is one to watch. Crowned Miss Universe in 2012, the 22-year-old beauty has brows to rival Cara Delevingne's, flawless skin, and a seriously sexy piece of arm candy (she's been dating Nick Jonas since 2013). Show More Summary
At the end of last month, on the same weekend, fans witnessed the coronation of two new queens. The first was ice princess Ashley Wagner, crowned the U.S. figure skating champion for the third time; the second was Miss Universe Paulina Vega from Colombia. Show More Summary