Cambodia and Laos compete for the first time in Miss Universe pageant

28 November, 2017, 01:01 | Author: Julio Duncan
  • Meet Miss Universe 2017: South Africa's Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

Miss Universe contestants arrive at a welcome event at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on November 16, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters will fulfill her duty traveling around the world to represent the Miss Universe Organization and its various causes.

During the Q&A portion, the final three contestants answered the same question "What quality in yourself are you most proud of and how will you apply those quality in your time as Miss Universe".

Mittenaere has spent the past year in New York City living the life of a Miss Universe celebrity, after her 2016 win at the pageant that was held in the Philippines.


Nel-Peters joins Margaret Gardiner as the only South Africans to win the Miss Universe title.

HO/The Miss Universe Organization/Matt Petit Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters sizzles in her yellow two-piece. She is the second woman from her home country to earn the crown. "That just showed me that if women take hands and stand together, we are unbreakable and we can say no to the things that are wrong in the workplace, at home or wherever you might go". There will be musical performances from former Black-Eyed-Pea Fergie, and from Rachel Platten, best known for her 2015 hit "Fight Song".

When Graham asked Peters how she felt about her reception, the 26-year-old model said: "I was a little nervous".

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