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Miss Brazil, Gabriela Markus, walks on stage during the Miss Universe Pageant at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 19, 2012.  Miss USA, Olivia Culpo was crowned Miss Universe 2012,  beating out beauties from around the world to claim the coveted title.  The title of first runner-up title went to the contestant from the Philippines, Janine Tugonon.  AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR        (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images) Miss Brazil, Gabriela Markus, walks on stage during the Miss Universe Pageant at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 19, 2012. Miss USA, Olivia Culpo was crowned Miss Universe 2012, beating out beauties from around the world to claim the coveted title. The title of first runner-up title went to the contestant from the Philippines, Janine Tugonon. AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)  

Top 10: Hottest moments from the Miss Universe pageant [SLIDESHOW]

Miss USA Olivia Culpo was crowned Miss Universe on Wednesday, meaning that she is the most beautiful and wonderful woman in the entire universe. Because Donald Trump — rather, his organization — said so.

The Rhode Island native is the eighth woman from the United States to win the highly coveted and awesome Miss Universe title. Last year, the crown went to Leila Lopes of Angola. USA! USA!

But you don’t really care about the history of the Miss Universe pageant, do you? No, you do not. You care about beautiful women in bikinis, so here you go:

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  • Miss USA, Olivia Culpo, was crowned Miss Universe 2012.
  • Miss Brazil, Gabriela Markus.
  • And here we have Miss Brazil again, but this time from a different angle. She's very multifaceted.
  • The only blonde in the swimsuit group, Miss Australia, Renae Ayris.
  • Miss Mexico, Karina Gonzalez.
  • Miss France, Marie Payet.
  • Miss India, Shilpa Singh.
  • Miss Philippines, Janine Tugonon wasn't quite good enough to beat the good ole USA, even though she looks like this.
  • Here is Miss Russia,  Elizabeth Golovanova. (No, it's not just you. They are all starting to look remarkably similar at this point.)
  • Let's revisit Miss USA once more, shall we?

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