Miss Universe crowned after Steve Harvey's major gaffe

Published: Sunday, December 20, 2015 @ 9:55 PM
Updated: Monday, December 21, 2015 @ 2:19 AM

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Miss Universe 2015 was crowned Sunday, eventually. 

After some confusion Miss Philippines, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, won the 64th annual Miss Universe Pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Host Steve Harvey incorrectly crowned runner up Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutierrez, first.

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“I will take responsibility for this,” said Harvey. “It was on the cards. It was my mistake...We feel so badly, but it’s still a great night.”

Gutierrez kept a positive attitude.

"Everything happens for a reason," Gutierrez said in a video clip posted to Twitter. "So I'm happy for all what I did."

>>Photos: 2015 Miss Universe pageant

Social media users quickly reacted to the awkward incident.

>>Fallout on social media brutal