The 23-year-old philanthropist and model wowed the crowd and viewers everywhere, not to mention sparked an instant conversation on social media, when she stepped out wearing an Afro.
The pageant victor started the program after she was robbed at gunpoint shortly after she was crowned as Miss South Africa. Many contestants start from a small age being in pageants and are fixed on the notion of competing in Miss Universe from a small age, dismissing higher education.
Nel-Peters took the crown from Iris Mittenaere who won it in 2016 Miss Universe contest.
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Did you watch this year's Miss Universe pageant? Many controversies have risen with the requirements because many believe, that just like a teacher is required to have a degree to teach students or a counselor requires a masters to counsel someone, Miss Universe should require education so the crowning Miss Universe can fulfill her global duties of educating the world on public health issues at the best of her abilities.
"If women take hands and stand together, we are unbreakable", said the 22-year-old representative from South Africa, "and we can say no to the things that are wrong in the workplace, at home or wherever you might go".
The competition's top 13 finalists were Thailand, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Spain, Ireland, Croatia, Great Britain, USA, Brazil, Canada, Philippines, Venezuela and China.
Aside from her Afro, she dazzled in her yellow evening gown and was also solid in the question and answer segment. "She is a woman that nothing is ever too much to ask for, and I think that is exactly who I am".
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Femme Fanon: "miss jamaica look like a plate of oxtail, rice an peas, fry dumplin, an fry plantain and de gwan disrespect de gyal?!? chuh mi nah wan hear it! sacrise!"
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters surely impressed the judges with her brains, beauty, and charisma during the event.
"The Universe is now brighter with you as a shining star".
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