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21/12/2015 02:38 GMT | Updated 21/12/2015 06:59 GMT

Miss Universe 2015 Final Marred By Host Steve Harvey Crowning Wrong Winner

The 2015 Miss Universe final was thrown into embarrassing chaos on Sunday after host Steve Harvey crowned the wrong winner.

Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutierrez, had been announced in first place in the competition with Miss Philippines, Pia Wurtzbach, in second.

Gutierrez was already wearing the crown and blowing kisses to the audience when Harvey was forced to admit he'd made a mistake.

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Miss Philippines 2015, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach finally named the 2015 Miss Universe winner in Las Vegas.

He said: "There's... I have to apologise."

A clearly stunned Wurtzbach was then crowned winner.

To make matters even worse Harvey apologised on Twitter but managed to spell both countries wrong.

He quickly deleted the tweet but by Monday morning the whole debacle was top trend on Twitter and the subject of various memes.

Harvey later managed to successfully apologise...

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