Miss Universe 2020 host Olivia Culpo slammed as 'boring', upset fans say 'bring back Steve Harvey'

A viewer noted, 'Miss Universe really hits different with Steve Harvey as the host, the goosebumps every time he announces the finalists gives off a different energy'


                            Miss Universe 2020 host Olivia Culpo slammed as 'boring', upset fans say 'bring back Steve Harvey'
Miss Universe viewers want Steve Harvey back after the 69th edition of Miss Universe was hosted by Olivia Culpo and Mario Lopez (Getty Images)

Miss Universe viewers were already skeptical about Steve Harvey not hosting the event this year. Turns out, former pageant winner Olivia Culpo's emceeing failed to win hearts as many said that she had 'no energy'. Culpo, the winner of Miss USA and Miss Universe in 2012, hosted this year's pageant ceremony with Mario Lopez, who last served as the host during Miss Universe 2007. 

Harvey, who has been a host for Miss Universe for the last few years, was replaced this year by Lopez. The Daytime Emmy Award-winning show host, Harvey, took to Twitter to share how he felt after the news was announced. The 'Family Feud' showrunner quipped, "I’ll miss you guys — but I’ll see you for the 70th!"

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Olivia Culpo and Mario Lopez speak onstage at the Miss Universe 2021 Pageant at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on May 16, 2021, in Hollywood, Florida (Getty Images)

'Bring back Steve Harvey'

While Culpo and Lopez started the show on a high note, Twitter users slammed them saying their hosting was a snooze fest. A user slammed the former Miss USA winner's hosting and said, "Miss Universe really hits different with Steve Harvey as the host, the goosebumps every time he announces the finalists gives off a different energy, the way viewers could really feel the tension and excitement OLIVIA COULD NEVER!"

Another user quipped, "Me seeing olivia culpo change her outfit but not her energy!" A viewer chimed in saying, "They say two is better than one but I kind of doubt that now. Olivia Culpo makes me want to go back to sleep!" Another similar tweet read, "Please give Miss Olivia a bed she needs to go back to sleep!" One more called her "very boring".

Steve Harvey interviews Miss Philippines Gazini Ganados onstage at the 2019 Miss Universe Pageant at Tyler Perry Studios on December 8, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia (Getty Images)



 



 



 



 



 

Fans of Janine Tugonon, the 1st runner-up of Miss Universe 2012, quipped that at this point, she should take over the show. A fan wrote, “If for any reason that the Miss Universe cannot fulfill her duties, the 1st runner up shall take over.” Give that mic to Janine, Olivia!" A Steve Harvey fan shared, "I think we can all collectively agree that Steve Harvey was the best host in Miss Universe Pageant!" Another fan wrote, "Bring back Steve Harvey and PH will bring home the crown!" A viewer noted, "If Catriona became gold standard when it comes to being a Miss Universe, then Steve Harvey is also a gold standard when it comes to being a Miss Universe Host."

Olivia Culpo and Mario Lopez speak onstage at the Miss Universe 2021 Pageant at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on May 16, 2021, in Hollywood, Florida (Getty Images)


 



 



 



 

The 69th edition of Miss Universe kickstarted at 8 pm ET at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, where Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa will crown her successor at the end of the event.

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