Clarissa Molina Crowned Nuestra Belleza Latina VIP
Clarissa Molina marks a back to back victory for Dominican Republic by winning the Season 10 of Nuestra Belleza Latina VIP edition on May 22, 2016. Clarissa Molina succeeds Francisca Lachapel from Dominican Republic.
Setareh Khatibi was announced as the first runner up and was awarded the CEA Scholarship. Catherine Castro from Puerto Rico was adjudged as second runner up and Bárbara Turbay from Colombia was titled as third runner up of “Nuestra Belleza Latina VIP”.
Molina won 53% of the votes of the public and this allowed her to take the crown and other prizes worth $ 200,000, among which are a car and a one-year contract with Univision. Clarissa Molina was also amongst Top 3 of People’s Choice Poll of TKOP for the title of Nuestra Belleza Latina 2016.
The show began with an electrifying performance of Julión Álvarez y su Norteño Banda which also featured the four finalists: Colombian, Setareh Khatibi, Puerto Rican, Catherine Castro, Dominican, Clarissa Molina and Colombian, Bárbara Turbay dancing along to a choreographed routine in shiny red dresses.
During the coronation gala, Clarissa Molina channeled her inner JLo in performing a sassy dance medley. Osmel Sousa, who was overwhelmed at Clarissa’s performance, said he was happy he went to New York to get her to come to this season of the competition. Daniel Arenas called her “a 10” and Jacky reflected that she was totally envious of her body and how she presented herself on the stage.
Thereafter, Spanish crooner, Pablo Alborán took the stage to perform live for the first time his single “Se Puede Amar” the theme song of “Tres Veces Ana,” the new Univision telenovela starring Angelique Boyer.
Miss Universe Dominican Republic 2015, Clarissa Molina, has acquired exemplary exposure after her Top 10 finish at Miss Universe 2015 and this surely benefited her to accomplish her goal of winning Nuestra Belleza Latina 2016. Clarissa embarked on the journey of NBL in the former Season 9, where she was ranked 4th overall.
Congratulations to the newly crowned Nuestra Belleza Latina VIP, Clarissa Molina! She definitely earned it!