January 13, 2023

Celeb Twitter Round-Up: Miss SA’s Costume Ruffles Twitter’s Feathers

Remember when reigning Miss South Africa, Ndavi Nokeri, unveiled her national costume for the 71st Miss Universe beauty pageant? If you’re one of those people who got nightmares about it, then sorry, folks, that dress is back and in action!

The preliminaries were held on Wednesday, 11 January at the New Orleans Morial Convention Centre in Louisiana, and Nokeri showcased her national costume on the stage:

Yup, wings and Protea hat and all!

There were some tweeps who showed their love for it:

But others? Ja no, they were not feeling AT ALL.

They especially took issue with the wings:

@Bralu_nkompela and @mpilokhumalo_ are empathic about having a word with Sello Medupe and Henk Henderson, the respective designers behind the dress and the wings:

Based on the the outfit alone, @charliesamsonSA’s take was more bleak than others:

The Miss Universe beauty pageant is going full-steam ahead starting tomorrow, Saturday 14 January, and ending on Sunday, 15 January – will Nokeri crack the finals?

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