Well now. Everyone who was offended or alarmed about the Miss Universe contest seeming a bit tacky or even degrading and exploitative for branching out into a body paint round can calm down today because it seems the next stage of the competition is . . . . dum dum DAH! The make-your-own-Lady Gaga-style-national-costume-round!
We haven’t much more to say on the subject. Apart from – as long as our womenkind are creating sparkly winged concoctions and balancing beaded flowerpots on their heads (hello Miss Turkey), we think the feminist cause is still intact. Errr, don’t you?