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10 things you need to know about Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere

January 30th, 2017
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Want to know more about the newly crowned 65th Miss Universe Iris Mittenaere? Dig in!

1. She’s currently taking up a degree in Dental Surgery

Don’t you think Iris’s smile is simply captivating? This lady admitted that she decided to take up dentistry because when she was young, she didn’t have good teeth and her dentist inspired her a lot. Now she wants to do the same for the kids out there.

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Expect that she’ll be spreading some SMILE in the days to come!

2. She’s the second woman from France to bring home the crown

France has not won the Miss Universe title since Christiane Martel was crowned in 1953. And this is the third time that France was included in the Top 5 in the pageant competition. Another additional trivia: She’s the first European woman who has officially won the pageant since 1990!

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This calls for a celebration!

3. She joined the sports competition series Ninja Warriors France

As a sports enthusiast, Iris joined the Ninja Warriors competition in her country but got booted out on the first round when she slipped and fell. She considers it as one of the most embarrassing moments of her life.

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Okay lang iyan, te! Nakuha mo naman ang korona sa Miss U.

4. She’s a certified cat-lover

In her first interview after being crowned the Miss Universe winner, Iris admitted that she owns two cats.

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We wonder if she practiced her cat walk with her pets! Meow!

5. She has a sweet tooth

Iris revealed that she loves milk chocolate flavored ice cream, which is perfect when she’s hanging out at the beach with a good book to read.

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Kaya naman pala hindi maganda ngipin mo noong bata, ate girl!

6. She describes herself as a night owl

This lady is at her best at night and finds it a challenge to get up every morning to go to school. And she prefers to have a roommate than to live alone.

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Ay buti, hindi ka nagkaka-eye bags, gurl!

7. She has a talent for concocting French cuisine

This young lady loves to cook and considers it as one of her talents.

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Would you be so kind as to cook for us some bouillabaisse?

8. She just recently celebrated her 24th birthday

A few days before today’s pageant coronation, Iris turned 24. She was born in Lille, France, January 25, 1993.

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We bet she wished to win the pageant when she blew her birthday cake!

9. She’s an extreme sports buff

Don’t let that pretty face fool you! This lady is one tough girl and admits that she enjoys skydiving, bungee jumping, and hand gliding.

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Ikaw na, ate!

10. She loves listening to Beyoncé

Guess what’s her fave song? “Run the World (Girls)!”

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Now she’s living the dream! Wooohooo!

Congratulations to Miss Universe 2016, Iris MIttenaere!

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