Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi took home the Miss Universe crown with her beautiful natural, short fro, but according to the beauty queen, her friends urged her to wear wig.

"It was so strange because even a lot of people I knew, people that were my friends, were like, 'Sis, we love you, but we're just saying, maybe you should put on a wig or buy a weave,'" she told Insider.

"I decided, no, this is not worth it," she continued. "I decided that I just want to go for a different look. I'm going to cut my hair and see how it looks from there. And I just remember looking into the mirror and loving it."

She was adamant that she wanted to remain true to herself and shunned the wig and extensions.

"I was like, 'No, you know what, I'm going to do it the way I am, because I've been with my natural hair for the past three years,"' she said. "I don't see why I should change it just because I'm stepping into another platform."