Five things you didn't know about Demi-Leigh Peters-Nel

Nov 29, 2017, 01:01
Five things you didn't know about Demi-Leigh Peters-Nel

"She is a woman that nothing is ever too much to ask for", she said.

The Miss Universe 2017 title was awarded to South Africa's Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, the second time the nation won the title after winning in 1978. Peters-Nel helps train women in self-defence moves through a programme she started called Unbreakable.

"Women earn 75% of what men earn doing the same thing".

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A SOUTH African student has been crowned Miss Universe - just one month after single-handedly fighting off three gun-wielding kidnappers in Johannesburg.

The runner-up was Miss Colombia Laura Gonzalez, while Bennett finished as the second runner-up.

The new Miss Universe, during an interview question at the pageant, revealed her disabled half-sister inspires her and she is her most significant motivator.

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Ninety-two women from around the had world participated in the competition. "But you know, everything happens for a reason", Peters told host Ashley Graham after being announced as a top 10 wild card pick. Demi has taken home a very handsome salary, a luxury apartment in NY and many more goodies.

Last year, Iris Mittenaere from France was crowned when the pageant took place in the Philippines.

Pizza appears to be the comfort food of choice for Rachel Peters, who failed to make the Top 5 of the Miss Universe 2017 pageant.

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