11/10/2016 2:28 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Miss Honduras 2016 just brought her bosses to their knees … pageant officials have re-crowned her after they got threatened with an international lawsuit.
Sirey Moran was stripped of her crown back in July after pageant honchos became enraged she was choosing to spend her time at charity events rather than gigs that would make money for the org.
What to do? Hire famed lawyer Joe Tacopina, who got the pageant to see it Sirey’s way. Her crown was just restored, making her eligible to compete in Miss Universe. Tacopina’s office tells us, “The Miss Universe Honduras Org and Sirey have resolved all previous conflicts concerning her title.”
He continues, “Sirey looks forward to representing Miss Honduras at the Miss Universe competition early next year.”
Everyone was mum on why the pageant folded, but we’re told Tacopina made it clear in August … some of the crown holders were in Sirey’s corner, and there’s nothing messier than a group of angry contestants with scepters.
Oh, Steve Harvey‘s hosting again … which is awesome.