Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray has taken to social media to explain how she broke her crown.
In a video shared online, she admits that the iconic Phoenix Mikimoto Crown broke as a result of her dancing at her homecoming parade in the Philippines.
The nearly 30-carat crown is embellished with 500 diamonds and 120 naturally white South Sea and Akoya pearls.
The moment you've all been waiting for: The Story Behind The Broken Crown. 🧐 pic.twitter.com/DvBviRKyqf— Miss Universe (@MissUniverse) March 19, 2019
On their official Twitter handle, the Miss Universe Organisation was quick to assure the Filipino-Australian beauty queen that it would be repaired in no time.
⚠️ Don't worry it'll be fixed in no time ⚠️— Miss Universe (@MissUniverse) March 19, 2019