Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters is Miss Universe 2017

29 Ноября, 2017, 01:00 | Author: Greg Santos
  • Rachel Peters competes in the swimsuit competition during the 2017 Miss Universe Pageant. Frazer Harrison Getty Images  AFP

"She is a woman that nothing ever too much to ask for and I think that is exactly who I am", she said, paving her way to the crown.

The South African beauty told how she escaped a kidnapping attempt last month by PUNCHING one of her three attackers in the throat.

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss South Africa 2017 is crowned Miss Universe on Sunday, 26 November from the AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

In her acceptance speech, Nel-Peters said she was both proud and humbled to have won and that her dreams had become a reality.

Peters-Nel was robbed at gunpoint and survived an attempted hijacking in June, shortly after being crowned Miss South Africa. She was bestowed with the crown by last year's victor, Iris Mittenaere from France.

Ninety-two women from around the had world participated in the competition.

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However Miss Universe seems to have another tradition emerging-that the outgoing victor dons a certain Dubai-based designer.

In the pageant's 66th year, almost 100 women from around the world - including first-timers from Cambodia, Laos and Nepal - took part.

Second runner-up was Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett - who works with deaf students and is working on a new sign language app.

Steve Harvey returned as the show's host despite botching the 2015 Miss Universe crowning.

Here are 7 things you need to know about your new Miss Universe. The contestants have been touring, filming, rehearsing and preparing to compete for the Miss Universe crown in the Philippines.

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