New MISS USA is crowned

June 04, 2012

Olivia Culpo, Miss Rhode Island USA 2012 was crowned Miss USA 2012 Sunday, June 3rd at the Planet Hollywood Theater for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas.

The new MISS USA is a Rhode Island native and spoke about her love for the cello and summer band camp saying, "Band camp was my summer every summer." and conveyed how much music had inluenced her life having played the cello for 13 years. She is currently a student at Boston College. Bravo's Andy Cohen and E!'s Giuliana Rancic hosted the 61st MISS USA Pageant which was shown live on NBC. Akon and Cobra Starship performed!

Rounding out the top five...1st Runner up: Maryland, 2nd Runner up: Ohio, 3rd Runner up: Nevada, and 4th Runner up: Georgia