Originally published on metropolis.co.jp on June 2010


The rights to photograph Miss Universe 2007, Riyo Mori, were auctioned off in a charity fundraiser on Yahoo! Japan last month. The winning bid? A whopping ¥3.526 million. Mori, 23, is a goodwill ambassador for Doctors Without Borders, which organized the auction. The winning bidder, who remained anonymous, gets to photograph the beauty queen at a studio in Tokyo.