The Miss Universe 2019 is none other than South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi! She won against Puerto Rico, first runner-up, and Mexico, second runner-up.
Zozibini is a 26-year-old public relations graduate.
LOOK: South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi is crowned as the new #MissUniverse2019. pic.twitter.com/OrCmExKC4Y
— ABS-CBN News (@ABSCBNNews) December 9, 2019
This was her winning answer to the question, “What is the most important thing we should teach young girls today?”
“Leadership. It’s something that has been lacking in young girls and women for a very long time. Not because we don’t want to, but because of how society has labeled us to be. I think we are the most powerful beings in the world and that we should be given every opportunity. We should be teaching these young girls to take up space. Nothing is more important than taking up space in the society,” said Zozibini.
Proudly representing her Xhosa heritage and carrying the women that came before her on that stage, @zozitunzi's @Biji_LaMaison gown is a regal work of art.
Her cape also features traditional Xhosa print and we are living for it. 😍🔥
📸: @rapplerdotcom pic.twitter.com/CeNQKAoxOR
— Miss South Africa (@Official_MissSA) December 7, 2019
Congratulations, Miss South Africa! You deserve the win!
Photo courtesy of PPTVHD36‘s Instagram account
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