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Trump On Miss Universe Flub: Make Them 'A Co-Winner'

If Donald Trump were still in charge of Miss Universe, he says Steve Harvey's mistake never would have happened.

By Kate Grumke | December 21, 2015

In case you missed it, the Miss Universe pageant was pretty awkward. Steve Harvey announced Miss Colombia won, but the winner was actually Miss Philippines. (Video courtesy of the Miss Universe Organization)

Donald Trump says this never would have happened if he were still in charge.

"Make 'em a co-winner because what happened to the girl from Colombia is devastating — to give it to her for a couple of minutes and then take it away," Trump said.

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In September, Trump bought out NBC's shares in the Miss Universe and Miss USA pageants. Then he sold the pageants to WME/IMG.

Trump tweeted: "Very sad what happened last night at the Miss Universe Pageant. I sold it 6 months ago for a record price. This would never have happened!"

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