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Miss Angola (Miss Universe 2011) Is Going To Film School…

Miss Angola (Miss Universe 2011) Is Going To Film School...

From the New York Film Academy’s blog:

New York Film Academy extends a big congratulations to 25-year-old Miss Angola Leila Lopes, named Miss Universe 2011 at the 60th annual pageant in Brazil. Lopes became the first winner from her country to receive the honor when she was crowned at the Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo on Monday night. Lopes beat competition from 88 other contestants during the event, which was broadcast on NBC and Telemundo around the world. Lopes was granted a package of prizes including a one-year film and acting scholarship and housing from the New York Film Academy by the panel of judges, who included Indianapolis 500 racer Helios Castroneves, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Adrienne Maloof and actress Vivica Fox and broadcaster Connie Chung. We look forward to welcoming Miss Universe 2011 to New York Film Academy.

Well… she’s said to be a business management student in the UK, but maybe she’ll go to NYFA here in NYC, thrive there and decide to make a switch and pursue filmmaking and/or acting full-time at NYU; and maybe we’ll be talking about her work here on Shadow And Act in the future… then again, maybe not :)

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Frank A Hilario

If you read carefully the question for and the answer of Miss Angola, you will find 1 grammatical error (“very well satisfied” should be “very much satisfied”) and 3 logical (the 2nd, 3rd and 4th sentences of her reply do not concern “physical characteristics” at all! These should have been considered errors, and should have eliminated her outright. What happened was that Miss Angola was rewarded the crown for her mistakes!

James Madison

She’s gorgeous. Congrats!


After reading who was part of the panel, this doesn’t seem to be as much of an honor. Oh well, congrats anyway and make the best of your time and title.


Woah! she’s pretty! I’ve seen another face photo.


Congratulations to her. I stopped watching pageants way back when. Anyways, hope the acting thing falls through!

Oh… she’s beautiful… I guess :)

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