Excited nang makapunta sa Pilipinas si Miss Universe 2017 Demi Leigh Nel-Peters.
Bibisita sa bansa ang 22-year-old South African beauty queen, kasama si Miss Universe Iris Mittenaere, para sa ilang aktibidad.
Sa Facebook Live niya noong Biyernes, December 1, sinabi ni Demi Leigh na marami siyang magagandang naririnig tungkol sa Pilipinas.
"I have only heard good things from the Philippines, I’ve only heard really amazing things.
"I can’t wait to experience the Filipino culture, and food, and people soon," pahayag niya.
Pinasalamatan din ng bagong Miss Universe ang mga Pinoy na nagpakita ng suporta sa kanya nang ganapin ang international beauty pageant noong November 27 (Philippine time).
“And your support towards me has also always been incredible and I really appreciate it so much.
“I think Filipinos are such a passionate people.
“I’m really looking forward to coming to the Philippines and I’m dying to meet all of the people in the Philippines.
“I think you guys are such passionate warm welcoming friendly people. [I’m] so really looking forward to that.”
ON PIA AND RACHEL. Nagbigay rin ng maiksing pahayag si Demi Leigh sa dalawang Filipino beauty queens—si Rachel Peters, na kinatawan ng Pilipinas sa Miss Universe 207, at si Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach.
Aniya, “I’ve got to spend some time with Rachel Peters at Miss Universe and she is such a gorgeous girl.”
Si Pia naman daw ang pinakagusto niya sa past Miss Universe winners.
“I adore all previous winners, but I really fell in love with Pia after she won and I loved her reign.”
Nakatakdang dumating sa Pilipinas sina Demi Leigh at Iris ngayong linggo para sa Significance Gala Night ng Department of Tourism at isang fashion show.
Lilipad din papuntang Pilipinas ang ilang Miss Universe 2017 candidates at ang Miss Universe Organization members.