Beauty Queens in love: How Miss Puerto Rico and Miss Argentina hid their passion for TWO YEARS
Miss Argentina and Miss Puerto Rico 2020, announced their secret marriage on Oct 28 on Instagram
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO: From being competitors to lovers, Miss Argentina and Miss Puerto Rico 2020, Marina and Fabiola, announced their secret marriage on Oct 28 in an Instagram post. What took fans by surprise was they had successfully hidden their relationship for the past two years. The couple first met at the 2020 Miss Grand International in Thailand. The couple would frequently refer to each other as "friends" to keep the relationship hidden.
Since the competition ended, the couple has been active on social media but didn't drop any hints about their relationship culminating in marriage until recently. Though, they didn't reveal their relationship to the public, they would often say that they were "blessed to have each other" as "friends" on social media, signalling their presence in each others' lives..
Despite their closeness on social media, it's still not known when the couple exactly started dating. But as per the reports, the couple fell for each other way back in 2020 when they were competitors and placed among the top ten contenders. While they didn't win the competition, they did win each others heart's.
But no matter how hard they tried to keep the relationship private, their posts were getting more and more 'suggestive' that "something was going behind the closed doors", Daily Mail reported. The couple grew close while competing in the pageant, and "seemingly" fell in love during the final show where contestants show their unique skills, speech, and dance, and get to know about personal opinions the person holds.
Taking the veil off, the couple announced that they tied the knot secretly on Oct 28. In the shared Instagram video clip, captioned, “After deciding to keep our relationship private, we opened the doors to them on a special day. 28/10/22 ❤️💍✨.”, the video suggested that the marriage officiated was officiated at the court house in Bureau in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Keeping the heartwarming exchange for each other alive and thriving on social media, both posted on Instagram. Fabiola reposted the same set of pictures as Mariana celebrating their special day and wrote she was "blessed" to have Mariana and that she loves her. In December of 2021, Mariana had even taken a trip to Fabiola's hometown in Puerto Rico to visit Fabiola's parents and her now in-laws.
Founded in 2013 in Thailand, The Miss Grans International pageant's mission is to send out a message to give love and peace to the world, and to promote the knowledge and understanding of mankind to campaign to stop war and violence, the organization's website says. Marina and Fabiola met at the paegent in 2020.