• By Kunle Awosiyan
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    Nov 27, 2017
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    Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss South Africa,

    After three (long) (but beautiful) hours of pageant histrionics, host Steve Harvey crowned 22 year-old Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss South Africa, as our 2017 Miss Universe.

    Out of 92 finalists — the largest ever group of contestants to compete for the title — Nel-Peters won one of the four preliminary judge-awarded finalist spots awarded to contestants from her part of the globe (the somewhat-am0rphous "Africa & Asia Pacific" region), and remained a clear front-runner throughout the live broadcast, from swimsuit round to "final look," not to mention both of the tricky Q&A rounds now incorporated into the pageant.

    During the show, Nel-Peters also shared the story of literally being abducted by car-jackers on the night of being crowned Miss South Africa, and how she channeled the trauma into running self-defense programs for young women in her country.

    And she also managed to keep a straight face during Fergie's performance.

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