Wendy, 20th anniversary as Miss Universe
May 13, 2018 - miss universe
Twenty years ago, Wendy Fitzwilliam prisoner a Miss Universe pretension in Hawaii. She is a second lady from Trinidad and Tobago to win a desired pretension after Janelle “Penny” Commissiong.
Wendy, as she is affectionately known, continues to be in a limelight. She is a competent attorney, actress, model, singer, and radio and radio host. She is also concerned in free and growth work opposite a segment and now produces Caribbean’s Next Top Model.
So impactful was her feat in 1998 that a subsequent year a Basdeo Panday-led administration concluded to horde a Miss Universe uncover in Chaguaramas in Trinidad following discussions with a afterwards manifestation owners now US President Donald Trump. That uncover too was eventful as it saw another black woman, Mpule Kwelagobe from Botswana winning a title. She was crowed by Fitzwilliam.
Yesterday, engineer Peter Elias posted congratulations on his Facebook page
“An ascending tour of will, adore and request all for country…Abundantly unapproachable of your feat and a lady we sojourn today.”
A fan wrote: “Wendy Fitzwilliam is such a grand lady …what else can we say, beauty and brains.”
And another wrote: “Beautiful and smashing Role model. we adore my honeyed TT.”
On May 12, 1998 during age 25, Wendy participated in a Miss Universe manifestation hold during a Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. She kick off hurdles from several other finalists and emerged leader that dusk with her royal atmosphere and ideal dusk robe presentation.
Her win came 21 years after Penny, a initial Miss Universe of African heritage, prisoner a climax in 1977.