When Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach won the Miss Universe crown last year, there was a whole lot of brouhaha over the misread winner and the other contestants overflowing with sympathy for Miss Colombia. At that time, Miss USA Olivia Jordan stood out as one of the few who became a true friend to our Queen P.
Over the past six months of being roomies in New York, these two were inseparable, attending events together, watching concerts, and building an even stronger friendship in the process.
But as a new Miss USA was crowned last night, Pia just earned herself a new roommate.
Meet Deshauna Barber, an Army Reserve Officer who just bagged the coveted Miss USA title.
Everyone is talking about the former Miss District of Columbia, an army girl-turned-pageant queen who just brought a refreshing change to the pageant game. Her win says a lot about the changing times, but it also means that she will now be spending more time with Pia who, together with Olivia, crowned her last night.
Pia looked regal at the event in a Venexiana Ltd. black caped frock, Amanda Pearl clutch and accessories, Chinese Laundry heels, and her signature top bun.
Although it was an emotional night of goodbyes for Pia, we’re sure our friendly queen will jive well with the her new roommate. Can’t wait to see what adventures she will share with Deshauna on their way to Miss Universe 2017.
Images from @piawurtzbach, @deshaunab_, @missuniverse from Instagram and Ethan Miller from Getty