South Africa’s Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe 2017. The three ladies from Jamaica, South Africa and Colombia made it to the top three but South African beauty emerged as the winner. Sadly, Shraddha Shashidhar, who represented India at the event, couldn’t even reach to top 16. This comes as a sad news for all Indians. Do you know about the question that decided the winner? Well, the South African beauty was asked, "what quality in yourself are you most proud of and how will you apply that quality to your time as Miss Universe?"
The glittering ceremony was hosted by Steve Harvey. Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who recently earned a business management degree, was crowned Sunday during the event that took place at The AXIS theater at Planet Hollywood casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip.
The runner-up was Miss Colombia Laura Gonzalez. The second runner-up was Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett.
Ninety-two women from around the world participated in the decades-old competition. This year’s edition had the most contestants ever.
The 22-year-old Nel-Peters has earned a yearlong salary, a luxury apartment in New York City for the duration of her reign and more prizes.
Last year, Iris Mittenaere from France was crowned when the pageant took place in the Philippines.
This is known to all that recently, Manushi Chillar won the Miss World 2017 title. thus, people had high expectations from Shraddha as well. But, things didn't turn out in her favour. Checkout some pictures of the Indian beauty.
(With AP Inputs)