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Daytime Talk and Game Show Host Steve Harvey Crowns Wrong Miss Universe

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Steve Harvey, Ariadna Gutierrez

Steve Harvey, Ariadna Gutierrez

I'd hate to be Steve Harvey this morning. The in demand television host caused an international pop culture incident Sunday night on Fox when he crowned the wrong woman Miss Universe! 

At the climax of the Miss Universe 2015 pageant, Harvey announced Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutierrez, as the winner. The problem was, the card he was holding clearly named Miss Philippines, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, as the winner and Miss Colombia as first runner-up.

Poor Gutierrez was basking in the glow of her faux win, crown atop her head and bouquet of flowers in her hand, when Harvey had to walk back naming her Miss Universe last night in Las Vegas. 

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The self-titled daytime talk show host quickly took to social media to apologize for his mistake. However, he caused yet another collective groan by misspelling both "Philippines" and "Colombia" in his tweet.

Steve Harvey

On the bright side, the Family Feud front man has a great title for his next New York Times' best-selling book — Act Like a Winner, Think Like a Runner-Up.