South African crowned Miss Universe

Erica Roy
November 28, 2017

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters is Miss Universe.

This year's edition of the Miss Universe pageant has separated contestants by geographic region for the first time.

In the "Final Word" portion of the competition, Miss Nel-Peters said: "Miss Universe is a woman who has overcome many fears, and by that she is able to help many women overcome their fears".

Finally, Miss Universe Demi Leigh Nel-Peters, from South Africa, stated, "You have to be confident in who you are as an individual".

Miss USA Kára McCullough, Miss Canada Lauren Howe, Miss Spain Sofia del Prado and Miss Brazil Monalysa Alcântara also made the Top 10 list.

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A South African pageant has been crowned the world's most lovely woman in 2017 after she beat some 92 hot and dashing finalists in the 2017 Miss Universe contest.

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, 22, edged out her rivals from Colombia and Jamaica to take the crown.

Winning first runner-up was Colombian actress Laura Gonzales Ospina. "More than your poise and beauty, you are a cut above the rest with your grace and elegance that exemplifies a true woman of substance and an inspiring Filipina", Araneta said. On Sunday, he poked fun at his mistake throughout the night.

Nel-Peters earned a yearlong salary and a luxury apartment in New York City for the duration of her reign as well as more prizes.

Others in the top 10 besides the eventual victor were Miss Thailand, Miss Spain, Miss Colombia, Miss Brazil, Miss Canada, Miss Philippines, Miss Venezuela and Miss Jamaica. "Because not yet have we had a curvy girl in Miss Universe or even in the Miss USA pageant".

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