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8 Things to Know About Miss South Africa: Our New Miss Universe

The universe crowned its new Queen.

| November 27, 2017

She’s Also Expected to Compete at This Year’s Miss World Competition

As the winner of this year’s Miss South Africa, Nel-Peters was given the right to represent South Africa in both Miss Universe 2017 and Miss World 2017. Due to dates of the events coinciding, she was sent only to Miss Universe.

 

She’s A Swiftie

Via Grammy

Well, who isn’t a Taylor Swift fan?!? She’s also a big fan of Enya and THE Adele.

 

She Survived An Attempted Hijacking

Months after she was crowned Miss South Africa, Nel-Peters was the victim of an attempted hijacking in Johannesburg. She was held up by 3 armed men, but managed to get away the vehicle with the help of a Good Samaritan who drove her away from the scene.

 

Her Sister Suffers From Disability

According to her Miss Universe profile, her biggest motivation comes from her half-sister, who was born without a cerebellum and is completely disabled. Her sister also has the “most beautiful lashes” any girl can dream of.

 

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