Brenda Azaria Jimenez Replaces Kristhielee Caride as Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2016
It is a shocking day for all Puerto Ricans and the pageant enthusiasts across the world, as unfortunately, Kristhielee Caride has been dethroned from the position of Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2016. Brenda Azaria Jimenez, who hails from Aguadilla and was adjudged as the first runner up to Kristhielee Yinaira Caride Santiago will serve as the new Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2016. However, there has been no official statement from the Miss Puerto Rico organization yet.
It is reported that the reason behind the dethronement of Kristhielee Yinaira Caride Santiago is considered to be a press interview, where Kristhielee Caride made some alarming comments. On Monday, March 14th 2016, the day after the scandalous press conference, where Kristhielee told the reporter El Nuevo Dia Patricia Vargas rudely, that she “do not love the cameras” Kristhielee Caride sent an apology letter to Vargas for showing attitude during the interview. Caride apologized to both the journalist and Desirée Lowry, the franchise holder of the Miss Puerto Rico Universe pageant along with the public.
The beauty queen, who hails from Isabela had a public clash with the press when she declined to answer questions or take pictures in an official event of the organization. Desirée Lowry said he would meet with the representative of Puerto Rico this week.
Nonetheless, speculations has been made that it is not official yet and Miss Puerto Rico Organization will be organizing a press conference with Desiree Lowry, MUPR Director at 4pm tomorrow on 18th March 2016, according to the Puerto Rico time.
Miss Universe 2016 is rumored to take place in October 2016, where contestants all across the globe will be competing with each other to succeed Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach from Philippines. Puerto Rico has a great record at Miss Universe pageant with five Miss Universe crowns under its belt. Do you think Brenda Azaria Jimenez would bring back Puerto Rico on the map of Miss Universe? Share your opinions.