On Wednesday, the 2010 Miss Universe Pageant announced its panel of celebrity judges for this year’s flesh fest in Sin City! The eclectic mix includes “Mindfreak” illusionist Criss Angel, actor William Baldwin, Baldwin’s wife — Wilson Phillips’ singer Chynna Phillips — musician Sheila E, MSNBC Live host Tamron Hall, 2010 Olympic Gold Medalist figure skater Evan Lysacek, English actress Jane Seymour, actor/director director Chazz Palminteri, and supermodel Niki Taylor.
“When you combine the world’s most beautiful women, bikinis, a rock star, and a panel of top celebrity judges, you have a recipe for success,” pageant owner Donald Trump said in a statement Wednesday. “The Miss Universe pageant is a worldwide phenomenon and you won’t want to miss this show.”
This year’s Miss Universe Pageant — hosted by rocker Bret Michaels and The TODAY Show’s Natalie Morales –will broadcast live from Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip this Monday, Aug. 23 @ 9PM on NBC.
The pageant features 83 national winners seeking to succeed Miss Universe Stefania Fernandez of Venezuela. The USA will be represented by Miss USA Rima Fakih.