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Jamaica's Davina Bennett Wears Afro Finishes 3rd At Miss Universe 2017

29 November, 2017, 01:19 | Author: John Swanson
  • Jamaica's Davina Bennett Wears Afro Finishes 3rd At Miss Universe 2017

Ashley Graham may have served as a host for the Miss Universe 2017 pageant on Sunday night, but that didn't stop her from airing her grievances with the show's historic lack of body diversity.

Nel-Peters advocated for increased self-defense classes during her time in the competition and spoke candidly about her own experience being held at gunpoint in her native country.

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters wearing the Miss Universe crown.

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss South Africa, won the Miss Universe crown on Sunday night, November 26.

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Wurtzbach won Miss Universe in 2015.

A Good Samaritan saw her fleeing the scene and drove her to safety, and she escaped unharmed.

When asked to name the most important issue women face in the workplace, Nel-Peters said the lack of equal pay. "We're all so proud of you", she said in an Instagram post on Tuesday.

After that incident, Nel-Peters chose to start training other women in personal self-defense.

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While the contest claims to crown the most handsome and talented woman in the universe, it has not managed to attract represent from all countries in the world - but that is changing. "If you can see a curvy girl on the cover of Sports Illustrated or Vogue, then we can definitely see a curvy girl as Miss Universe".

This year's Miss Universe was a bit different from the previous ones as it featured 92 contestants from around the globe - the largest number of contestants in its history.

Winning first runner-up was Colombian actress Laura Gonzales Ospina.

Peters earlier entered the top 16 of the pageant as wildcard finalist, even after failing to enter the top four of the Africa and Asia Pacific group. (BPCI) congratulated Peters through Binibining Pilipinas' Facebook page for a phenomenal representation of the country in this year's Miss Universe pageant.

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MI congressman John Conyers is giving up his leadership position as top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee. Conyers, who has served in Congress since the 1960s, has been embattled since a BuzzFeed report this week.

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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