-Newly-crowned Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters revealed her favorite former Miss Universe title holder
- Demi- Leigh Nel admitted that Pia Wurtzbach is her favorite among the former Miss Universe winners
- The South African beauty queen is planning to visit the Philippines
Demi- Leigh Nel Peters, a South African model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Universe 2017, said that Pia Wurtzbach is one of her favorite Miss Universe winners.
This year’s Miss Universe pageant was held last November 26, 2017 at The Axis at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
In a statement made by Nel-Peters, she mentioned that aside from Margaret Gardiner, who was crowned as the first ever Miss Universe from South Africa, she also fell in love with Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, who was crowned Miss Universe 2015 and one of the judges of this year’s pageant.
Wurtzbach followed the steps of Margie Moran and Gloria Diaz, Filipinas who also won the Miss Universe.
KAMI learned about Peters’ opinion from ABS-CBN News.
“I adore all previous winners but I really fell in love with @PiaWurtzbach after she won and I loved her reign”, she confided on her Twitter account.
Miss Universe Organization also confirmed that the newly-crowned Miss Universe is heading to the Philippines together with some of this year’s contestants and Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere, who is Pia Wurtzbachs’ successor.
The Department of Tourism also confirmed on Facebook that Nel-Peters and this year’s Miss Universe contestants are coming here in the Philippines. No particular date was mentioned as to when they are flying to Manila.
The Manila Bulletin announced that the ladies will have a meet and greet session, a fashion show, and a gala event.