Monday, 27 November 2017

ENTERTAINMENT: Miss South Africa Wins #MissUniverse 2017 Title, see how beautiful she looks

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ENTERTAINMENT:  Miss South Africa Wins #MissUniverse 2017 Title, see how beautiful she looks
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

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Previous Miss Universe Iris Mittenaere, right, crowns new Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters at the Miss Universe expo Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) 

Miss South Africa 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been delegated Miss Universe, turning into the main Miss South Africa to take this esteemed title since Margaret Gardiner won in 1978, as indicated by a report by The Independent UK. 

The event was held in Las Vegas in the US, a delighted Demi-Leigh contended with 91 hopefuls from around the world – the greatest number of contestants ever – and legitimized the confidence a huge number of South Africans had that she would win. 

Sprinters up were Miss Colombia (first princess) and Miss Jamaica (second princess). 

The 22-year-old from Sedgefield in the Western Cape was one of the hot top picks going into the show and got immense help from around the globe via web-based networking media. 

In her acknowledgment discourse Demi-Leigh said she was both pleased and lowered to have won and that her fantasies had turned into a reality.
“I resonate with everything that the Miss Universe organisation stands for, especially empowering women across the globe.
“I have always tried to be the example of the change I want to see in the world, and this platform will give me the opportunity to make a difference. I hope I have made South Africans proud and that I will continue to do so during my reign,” she said.
During her time as Miss South Africa, Demi-Leigh launched her highly successful Unbreakable campaign to empower thousands of young girls and women throughout the country, by teaching them skills on how to handle difficult situations like hijackings, muggings, robberies and toxic relationships.
She partnered with specialists to give women the necessary knowledge to be able to handle any unwanted situations.
She held six workshops around South Africa and has said she would like to promote this campaign internationally.
Demi-Leigh wowed both the judges and the audience in a sheer flesh-toned, long-sleeved hand beaded dress by Anel Botha. It was inspired by the constellations and consisted of 50 000 hand placed Swarovski crystals which took a team of eight people 168 hours to complete.
The Miss Universe pageant was hosted by Steve Harvey and Ashley Graham. Judges for the finale included Wendy Fitzwilliam (Miss Universe 1998 from Trinidad and Tobago); Jay Manuel (TV host, creative director and makeup artist); Ross Mathews (TV personality); Megan Olivi (Fox Sports 1 host and reporter); Lele Pons (Vine and YouTube personality) and Pia Wurtzbach (Miss Universe 2015 from the Philippines).
Before she was crowned Miss South Africa, Demi-Leigh had completed her B. Com in business management and entrepreneurship and was a part-time model.
Demi-Leigh’s father and stepmother Bennie and Elzab√© Peters and mother and stepfather Anne-Mari and Johan Steenkamp were in the audience and were overcome when Demi-Leigh’s name was announced.
“Demi-Leigh has worked incredibly hard for the past few years to achieve this goal and we are all so proud of her,” said a tearful Elzab√©.
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ENTERTAINMENT:  Miss South Africa Wins #MissUniverse 2017 Title, see how beautiful she looks

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