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USA: South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi wins Miss Universe 201901:58

USA: South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi wins Miss Universe 2019

United States, Atlanta
December 9, 2019 at 19:25 GMT +00:00 · Published

South African Zozibini Tunzi shared her emotion following her crowning at this year's Miss Universe pageant in Atlanta on Sunday, after the contest where more than 90 women from all around the world competed.

"In this society we struggle to find ourselves as beautiful, because we've been boxed that way and society has been programmed for a very long time in a way that it never saw beauty in a way, you know, that was black or magic. But now we are slowly moving into a time where finally women like myself can find their places in society," shared the 2019 Miss Universe while addressing the press.

Tunzi also said that her crowning will be "something very special for everyone back at home."

Miss Mexico and Miss Puerto Rico were her two runner-ups in the competition.

USA: South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi wins Miss Universe 201901:58
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South African Zozibini Tunzi shared her emotion following her crowning at this year's Miss Universe pageant in Atlanta on Sunday, after the contest where more than 90 women from all around the world competed.

"In this society we struggle to find ourselves as beautiful, because we've been boxed that way and society has been programmed for a very long time in a way that it never saw beauty in a way, you know, that was black or magic. But now we are slowly moving into a time where finally women like myself can find their places in society," shared the 2019 Miss Universe while addressing the press.

Tunzi also said that her crowning will be "something very special for everyone back at home."

Miss Mexico and Miss Puerto Rico were her two runner-ups in the competition.

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