Winwyn Marquez was crowned as Reina Hispanoamericana 2017. The 24-year old beauty queen was the first Asian to join and won the said pageant.
KAMI learned from ABS-CBN Entertainment that after the pageant, she already arrive at the Philippines wearing the replica of the crown made with rubies, diamonds and silver which costs $7,000.
Before winning the said pageant, Winwyn joined multiple pageants in the Philippines but didn't get the opportunity to win. She also experienced being bashed by netizens.
"Yung bashers ko before sobrang dami. Na hindi sila naniniwala sa pageant, hindi sila naniniwala sa akin."
"Lahat ng bashing ginawa 'kong positive eh. Kaya 'kong patunayan sa sarili ko, not to them.. na kaya 'kong gawin 'yan."
Winwyn was hoping that using her new title as Reina Hispanoamericana, she will become an inspiration to others.
KAMI wants to remind you that you should never give up on what you want or love to do. Because eventually, when the right time comes it will be given to you.