Chinese-Australian indication violation Miss Universe ‘mould’

June 29, 2018 - miss universe

When Francesca Hung stairs adult to a lectern during a Miss Universe general foe after this year representing Australia, she will be violation a cover in some ways. 

The daughter of a Chinese father and Irish-Australian mother, Ms Hung admits she doesn’t demeanour like past Australian winners.

Miss Universe Australia Francesca Hung being crowned.

“I consider internationally everybody has an thought of what Miss Australia should demeanour like,” a 24-year-old told SBS News.

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“And we consider it will be a small bit of a startle to everybody when a blonde hair, blue-eyed lady doesn’t travel out.

“I theory looking during your past winners – Jesinta Franklin, Rachael Finch and Jennifer Hawkins – we used to consider that was a standard Australian lady that everybody wanted to be and look 

Miss Hung kick 31 other women during a manifestation final in Melbourne on Thursday to take a Miss Universe Australia crown.

The win dumbfounded a Sydney-raised model. She says she didn’t even design to make it by a state rounds let alone take a tip spot.

Growing adult in Sydney’s northern beaches, Ms Hung says she struggled with her temperament in a comparatively “white” suburb.

“I felt like, arrange of different, a small bit broke by my informative birthright flourishing up,” she says.

“And now it’s something that we welcome and I’m so happy to be different. I wish to unequivocally enthuse and be a purpose indication for any multicultural child flourishing up.”

For many years Ms Hung struggled to mangle into a modelling world, though is uncertain if her credentials was a cause in steady rejections from several modelling agencies.

A trend towards Eurasian and pan-asian models recently has helped. She also credits David Jones envoy Jessica Gomes for changing perceptions.

“Once she became a face of David Jones that unequivocally altered things for models with a multicultural background.”

Ms Hung hopes that a universe takes notice of a ‘real’ multicultural Australia when she represents her nation during a Miss Universe manifestation this year.

“I consider it will be unequivocally good for other counties to see that we are such a different nation and brazen thinking.”

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