Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe 2017.
Nel-Peters beat out first runner-up Miss Colombia Laura González and second runner-up Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett for the crown Sunday night in Las Vegas.
Nel-Peters, who recently earned a business management degree, was crowned during the event at The AXIS theater at Planet Hollywood casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip.
The 22-year-old beauty queen ended the 39-year title drought of South Africa. Demi-Leigh is only the second South African to take home the crown after Margaret Gardiner (1978).
On Bellable Prediction list published on Saturday we correctly selected 6 out of the final Top 10 with Miss USA, Miss Colombia, Miss Thailand, Miss Venezuela, Miss Brazil and Miss Philippines.
Miss USA, Kara McCullough, one of the favorite, did not make it to the Top 5 and Miss Venezuela, the perennial favorite, with Keysi Sayago, had to settle with a Top 5 placement.
Since 2014 Miss Colombia has one first place, two second places and one third place. Including the infamous 2015 moment when show’s host gave the crown to Miss Colombia to seconds later announce it was a mistake and crown Miss Philippines.
Steve Harvey returned as the show’s host despite botching the 2015 Miss Universe crowning. On Sunday, he poked fun at his mistake throughout the night. Three days after people in the U.S. celebrated Thanksgiving, Harvey told the audience he is “grateful for the Oscars,” referring to the best-picture flub at this year’s Academy Awards.
Last year, Iris Mittenaere from France was crowned when the pageant took place in the Philippines.
Ninety-two women from around the world participated in the decades-old competition. This year’s edition had the most contestants ever, including the first representatives in its history of Cambodia, Laos and Nepal and it was Iraq first participation in 45 years.
Anitta, the brazilian sensation that is taking over the world
Anitta, the brazilian singer has become an international sensation since she rosed to national fame in Brazil in 2013 after releasing the single “Show das Poderosas“, which reached the top of the Brasil Hot 100 Airplay chart.
The also songwriter, actress, dancer and businesswoman is a phenomenon in social media with more than 30 millions followers on Instagram alone, millions of views on her videos on Youtube, and a popular artist on Spotify.
Anitta, in its first year after signing with Warner Music, she was the singer who most remained at the top of iTunes Brazil and was elected by the same as the Artist of the Year.
She was also elected by the Associação Paulista de Críticos de Arte (APCA) as the revelation of the year in music in 2013. She is a three-time winner as the Best Brazilian Act on the MTV Europe Music Awards, and was the first Brazilian artist to win the Best Latin American Act award.
The first two singles of her third studio album Bang, “Deixa Ele Sofrer” and “Bang” reached the top of the iTunes Brazil chart and also made Anitta the first Brazilian singer to occupy the top of Spotify Brazil.
In 2017, she was chosen by Billboard as the 15th most influential artist in the world in social networks.
She has collaborated with fellow artists Jota Quest and Nile Rodgers, Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, J Balvin, Maluma, Simone & Simaria, Nego do Borel, Tyga, Major Lazer, DJ Alesso and others.
On TV she July 2018 has being one of México’s The Voice couches and in 2016 Brazil she was a hostess on the third season of Multishow program Música Boa Ao Vivo.
Since 2017 Anitta is in a internationalization processs of her music releasing songs in spanish and english and signing with the social media and new media producter Shot Studios in the United States.
The best of Anitta, Brazil’s biggest pop export, is still ahead.
The Colors of Anitta
Forbes: Top 10 best paid Hollywood actresses 2018
They are world-renowned names in the movie industry and millionaires. As usual, Forbes magazine released the list of the best paid Hollywood actresses in the world between June 2017 and June 2018.
Scarlett Johansson was the most successful actress in the last year. She raised 40.5 million dollars, becoming one of the most influential women of the cinematographic industry.
In second and third place follows Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Anniston, respectively, with values that are around 28 million dollars.
1º – Scarlett Johansson – 40,5 million dollars.
2º – Angelina Jolie – 28 million dollars.
3º – Jennifer Aniston – 19,5 million dollars.
4º – Jennifer Lawrence – 18,5 million dollars.
5º – Reese Witherspoon – 16,5 million dollars.
6º – Mila Kunis – 16 million dollars.
7º – Julia Roberts – 13 million dollars.
8º – Cate Blanchett – 12,5 million dollars.
9º – Melissa McCarthy – 12 million dollars.
10º – Gal Gadot – 10 million dollars.
Mommy Moves: Rap Mom becomes viral sensation with Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” Parody
Cali Rae Daniels has become in an Internet sensation for her hilarious parody of Cardi B‘s “Bodak Yellow” Billboard 100 mega hit.
The Mother of three from Denison, Texas, uploaded her Bodak Yellow video to Youtube and Facebook on Nov 4, 2017 and at the time of this writing is has 2.8 millions views on her Youtube Channel alone. On Facebook it has more than 10 millions views, with some other media outlets publishing the video on their own platform.
In her “Rap Mom” Youtube Channel, Cali Rae Daniels, have being posting video parodies about popular songs of herself in a car rapping to the songs walongside her three kids.
What makes a viral sensation of this “Mommy Moves” version is the hilarious lyrics about being a mom capturing reality of parenting.
“Little kids, you can’t mess with me if you wanted to, where you started from? I am the bottom, I gave birth to you,”
“Hit the store, you can’t get them both, no you gotta choose and I’m quick, cut them rewards off so don’t get comfortable.”
We are sure this won’t be the last time we will hear from this mom.