- Deep down, we all knew Zozibini Tunzi would win the Miss Universe beauty pageant
- But waking up to that news was still the best possible way to start the second week of December
- Celebs like Cassper Nyovest and Bonang Matheba couldn't contain their pride upon finding out about Zozi's win
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South Africans are beaming with pride on this morning, 9 December. The news of Zozibini Tunzi's win has been spreading like wildfire, as it should.
The young beauty queen has won the coveted Miss Universe competition and made her country incredibly happy and proud beyond words.
First South Africa took the Webb Ellis Cup homeafter winning the 2019 World Cup, and now Zozi is wearing that gorgeous crown.
Black child, your dreams are valid!
Local celebs used social media to let everyone know just how proud they are. Everyone - from Bonang Mathebe to rapper Cassper Nyovest - are celebrating Zozi's achievement.
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Briefly.co.za gathered a handful of the joyous celebrations and for once the social media streets are a pleasant place to be.
Check out what some celebs had to say:
Zozi inspired the masses with her speech on what young women need to be taught:
“I think the most important thing we should be teaching young girls today is leadership. It's something that has been lacking in young girls for a very long time, not because we don't want to [take leadership], but because of how society has labelled women to be.”
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