Miss Universe contestants speak on sexual harassment issue

Miss Universe contestants speak on sexual harassment issue

Meanwhile, Mazwai was not alone in her belief that the Miss Universe crown belonged to the Jamaican beauty.

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".

It is official! The newest Miss Universe 2017 has been finally crowned!

Donald Trump formerly co-owned The Miss Universe Organization with NBCUniversal.

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The 23-year-old philanthropist and model wowed the crowd and viewers everywhere, not to mention sparked an instant conversation on social media, when she stepped out wearing an Afro.

The outspoken poet said she had "outgrown" Eurocentric beauty standards and argued that "We are raising another generation of black girls who must aspire to whiteness".

"I really do think [we'll see a curvy Miss Universe.] I think we're on the way", Graham said.

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.

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"In some places, women get paid 75 percent of what men earn for doing the same job, working the same hours, and I do not believe that is right", she said.

The former Miss South Africa was held at gunpoint just one month after being crowned and has now gone on to win the new crown.

Grammy-Award victor Fergie performed her new song "A Little Work" while the contestants walked down the stage wearing evening gowns.

The competition's top 13 finalists were Thailand, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Spain, Ireland, Croatia, Great Britain, USA, Brazil, Canada, Philippines, Venezuela and China. Her runner-up is Colombia's Laura Gonzalez.

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India's Shraddha Shashidhar lost out on the Miss Universe 2017 title, failing to make it even to the top 16. Miss Universe shows us that a pretty, young woman doesn't need education, their beauty will do it all.

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