Miss Universe contestants speak on sexual harassment issue

A pediatric nurse’s racist tweets about white moms raising sons to be “rapists” and “killers” backfired big time

A pediatric nurse’s racist tweets about white moms raising sons to be “rapists” and “killers” backfired big time

Demi-Leigh plans to share these workshops and help as many women as she can, according to the official Miss Universe website.

In the pageant's 66th year, almost 100 women from around the world-including first-timers from Cambodia, Laos and Nepal- took part.

"The new Miss Universe is a woman that has overcome many fears and by that she is able to help other women to overcome their own fears".

Nel-Peters says she will use her reign to champion HIV/Aids and self-defense causes.

Nel-Peters, 22 beat runner-ups, Miss Colombia and Miss Jamaica to become the second woman from her home country to earn the crown.

In the USA, dozens of politicians, Hollywood executives and actors, and media personalities are facing accusations of sexual misconduct, sparked by a wave of allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

But she failed to make it to top five where candidates were asked a question to determine the top three.


She also said her disabled half-sister has been among her great inspirations. Miss Universe consists of around 90 women from all over the world who compete in various competitions, like the swimsuit competition, formal wear, and communication skills, where they are asked various questions on public health issues like social media and mental health, terrorism, social movements and so forth.

Steve Harvey has returned as the show's host despite botching the 2015 Miss Universe crowning.

Winning first runner-up was Colombian actress Laura Gonzales Ospina. On Sunday, he poked fun at his mistake throughout the night.

The winners of the 2016 and 2017 Miss Universe beauty pageants are expected to participate in the Miss Universe 2017 Christmas Tour which will take place in Manila beginning December 6.

Each of the three contestants was asked a final question that finally determined the victor of Miss Universe 2017.

Grammy-Award victor Fergie and Rachel Platten, best known for her 2015 hit "Fight Song", are scheduled to perform during the show.

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