WATCH: Demi-Leigh tells Ryan Seacrest about being hijacked

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (Photo: Screengrab/
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (Photo: Screengrab/

Cape Town – Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was a guest on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan on Wednesday. 

The beautiful local celeb told hosts Ryan Seacrest and Kelly Ripa about the hijacking ordeal that she endured earlier this year.

The 22-year-old told explained how her self-defence training helped her and what she was thinking and feeling in the moment.  

Watch the interview here:

The newly crowned @missuniverse was carjacked...but thankfully she got out by punching them in the throat. #kellyandryan

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Demi-Leigh has just moved into her New York City apartment and made her debut on Good Morning America. 

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