- ATLANTA : Miss south Africa's has been crowned Miss Universe 2019. The Newly minted Miss Universe, Tunzi beat 90 contestants to own the coveted title held at the Atlanta .
Zozibini Tunzi (@zozitunzi) Tweeted:
Tonight a door was opened and I could not be more grateful to have been the one to have walked through it.
May every little girl who witnessed this moment forever believe in the power of her dreams and may they see their faces reflected in mine.
I am #MissUniverse2019. https://t.co/gMkjmVCabo https://twitter.com/zozitunzi/status/1203930667316371457?s=20
“I grew up in a world where a woman who looks like me ,with my kind of skin & my kind of hair, was never considered to be beautiful. I think that it is time that stops today .”
Miss Universe (@MissUniverse) Tweeted:
Final Word: SOUTH AFRICA
#MissUniverse2019 LIVE on @FOXtv. Airing in Spanish on @Telemundo. https://t.co/kk1ySPXxXU https://twitter.com/MissUniverse/status/1203866840549773314?s=20
Miss Universe, Zozibini tunzi said
Zozibini tunzi final question response, which took away millions heart I think the most important thing that we should be teaching young girl today is leadership. something that has been lacking in young girls 4 woman for a very love time- but because we want to, that because of what society has labelled woman to be she said.
The 26-year old who broke all the stereotype. She is the pageant first black winner in 8 years .
Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) Tweeted:
Congratulations Miss South Africa, the new Miss Universe @zozitunzi! Agree with you…leadership is the most powerful thing we should be teaching young women today. We welcome your visit to #OWLAG, our Leadership Academy for Girls ?????? https://t.co/YL0NeO40QU https://twitter.com/Oprah/status/1203888524107436032?s=20
She described as a strong proponent of natural beauty ” encourages woman to love themselves as they are .”
Social media began making the rounds & congratulated her on her new title.
Swati , Rachana Journalism college