Brazil’s ‘Miss Bum Bum’ Pageant Gets First Black Winner

By Bola Kougbe


The annual Brazilian Miss Bum Bum pageant has crowned its first black winner among twenty-seven contestants from across different states of the country.

Samba queen and model, Erika Canela, was selected the pageant’s 2016 winner at the grand finale at a Sao Paulo nightclub.

The excited model expressed happiness, saying the pageant aimed to “show the Brazilian beauty”.

“I was very surprised.

“I am very happy and grateful to my mother, who voted for several mornings”, she said.

The Miss Bum Bum pageant celebrates female backsides in the country.


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