Dulcita Lieggi is the new Miss Dominican Republic after the original winner, Carlina Duran, was disqualified because it was discovered that she was married. Now Lieggi, who was first runner up, will be given the crown. Leiggi, 22, will represent her country in the 2012 Miss Universe competition. According to her Wikipedia page, the brunette is 5 foot 11, with green eyes. She reportedly works as a model and actress.During a press conference this week, Duran explained the misunderstanding...Read Full Story
Carlina Duran was crowned Miss Dominican Republic this year, but her crown was taken away this week. Why? Well, officials discovered the 25-year-old was married in 2009. Competition rules explicitly state that contestants must be single. Whoops. Duran's crown will now be given to a woman named Dulcita Lieggi, who was first runner up in the pageant. During a press conference this week, Duran explained the misunderstanding as a result of "the fruit of my inexperience," reports E! Online...Read Full Story
Dulcita Lieggi was crowned Miss Dominican Republic in 2012, after a woman named Carlina Duran was eliminated from the competition for being married. See more about Dulcita Lieggi here.