Last year’s winner will be crowning the Miss USA 2017 on Sunday — and we have a few ideas of who could be walking away with the title.
In a video by PageantLive, former Miss Nebraska USA Natalie Christina McGovern had Miss California and Miss Nevada in her top picks while talent coach Kyle Haggerty has his eye on Miss Florida and Miss Texas.
Miss USA 2016 Deshauna Barber, who represented the District of Columbia, was the first Miss USA to be actively serving in the armed forces — and proved the pageant is not just about women in swimsuits.
“There have been so many situations where people look at you as a woman more than anything and just believe that you’re weak,” she said. “It’s important for us as women to make sure that when we’re in the room with men, that we stand our own.”
We scoured the Internet for other favorites — and our personal picks — and selected who has a good chance of walking away with the crown, sash, and bragging rights for a whole year.
The Miss USA competition will air May 14 at 8 p.m. Eastern on FOX.
Watch the video below to see our Top 10 picks for the next Miss USA (in alphabetical order):