Jamaica's Davina Bennett is second runner up to Miss Universe 2017

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In the US, 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. REUTERS/Steve Marcus Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters competes in the 66th Miss Universe pageant at Planet Hollywood hotel-casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. November 26, 2017.

Miss Colombia Laura Gonzalez was named runner-up, while Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett was dubbed second runner-up.

Nel-peters has dedicated her award to South Africa.

However Miss Universe seems to have another tradition emerging-that the outgoing victor dons a certain Dubai-based designer.

"[South] Africa, I love you". Peters-Nel helps train women in self-defence moves through a programme she started called Unbreakable.

In the first question-and-answer section of the pageant Nel-Peters, who holds a degree in business management, was asked what the biggest issue facing women around the world is.

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The 26-year-old beauty from Camarines Sur was the first Asian to enter the top 10 of Miss Universe 2017, but failed to advance to the competition's final five.

American comic turned TV host Steve Harvey returned to the Miss Universe stage for a third time. On Sunday, he poked fun at his mistake throughout the night.

And she also managed to keep a straight face during Fergie's performance.

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She will now be handed a year-long salary, and a luxury apartment in New York City. "Congratulations to our Miss Universe!"

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