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Thailand's Anchilee Scott-Kemmis departs for 70th Miss Universe in Israel

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Miss Universe Thailand 2021 Anchilee Scott-Kemmis departed for Israel on Tuesday, November 23 to compete in the 70th Miss Universe pageant. The 22-year-old beauty who majored in sociology at the University of Sydney was wearing a blue jumpsuit by Thai fashion designer, Narong Ketkaew, during her departure.  Many fans and members of the press flocked to the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. Former Miss Universe Thailand and Miss Universe Top 10 finalist, Amanda Obdam, was also present to show her support. Anchilee will compete with over 70 other contestants from around the world to try to win her country's third Miss Universe crown on December 12 in the southern Israeli port and resort town of Eilat. "Thank you so much for today. I have no words. Thank you for supporting me, from the bottom of my heart," she shared on her social media. Photos: Miss Universe Thailand

Miss Universe Thailand 2021 is Anchilee Scott-Kemmis

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Anchilee Scott-Kemmis bested 29 other contestants to be crowned Miss Universe Thailand 2021 in a glittering national competition held on Sunday, October 24 at the NICE Pattaya, Convention and Exhibition Center. The 22-year-old Thai-Australian model and social researcher holds a bachelor's degree in sociology. She succeeds last year's winner and Miss Universe Top 10 finalist, Amanda Obdam. Tharina Botes and Nanthiya Suwansawaeng were named first and second runners-up, respectively, while Kasama Suetrong and Pimnara Vonzurmuehlen completed the Top 5 finalists. The new Miss Universe Thailand will now prepare to represent her country at the 70th Miss Universe pageant to be held in Eilat, Israel this December. "Thank you everyone for sending me power on this beautiful night. I am honored to represent Thailand and will do everything in my power for you all. To everyone reading this who doesn’t the standard: Tonight, we made our own and we did it for our young girls growing up to

Miss Universe Thailand 2020 Amanda Obdam: 'I am against corruption in every form'

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Miss Universe Thailand 2020 Amanda Obdam sparked a controversy for her answer in a viral video from her question and answer training for Miss Universe. The question was "If you have to choose a leader, between a smart person with a bit of corruption or somebody who is quite incapable but then he is very clean, which kind of leader would you choose?" Amanda replied: "Corruption is never right and should not be in any country. However, I would have to choose a leader who is capable of leading the country even though that would cause corruption. Because I firmly believe that a country can flourish in a forward direction if there is a leader who is there to back the economy, to make the country a better place for everyone and so that the citizens can have all their trust in him." The original video has immediately been taken down but unfortunately copies of it still resurfaced. It has ignited an online outrage from some disappointed Thai fans who do not support her answ

Thailand's Amanda Obdam stuns in magenta at her send-off for the 69th Miss Universe pageant

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Miss Universe Thailand 2020 Amanda Obdam has departed for the USA aboard a Turkish Airlines flight on Tuesday, April 27 to compete at the 69th Miss Universe pageant in Hollywood, Florida this May. The 27-year-old Thai-Canadian model looked absolutely stunning in a magenta outfit by Milin during her send-off at the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. "Thankful for every single thing in my life right now. Thank you all of my team, without you I wouldn’t be here right now. Thank you to everyone who always supported me, I am forever grateful. I’m going to the Universe everyone!! What a dream come true," she posted on her official social media page. While it has been 33 years since Thailand last won the international pageant with Miss Universe 1988 Porntip Nakhirunkanok, the country has been consistently achieving placements since 2015. Thai fans are "hungry" for their third Miss Universe and they have high expectations that Amanda is more than ready to finally bring the co

Miss Universe Thailand 2020 is Amanda Obdam

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Amanda Obdam was crowned Miss Universe Thailand 2020 in a glittering competition held on Saturday, October 10 at the TRUE ICON Hall, ICONSIAM in Bangkok. She succeeds last year’s winner and Miss Universe Top 5 finalist, Paweensuda Drouin. The 27-year-old Thai-Canadian model from Phuket who holds a degree in business administration and economics triumphed over 28 other finalists to win the coveted national beauty title. In response to her final question, she said: “If I were to represent Thailand, honestly, I will just show everyone myself because I often get critiqued of being half, half-Thai half-Canadian, but what I wanna say here today is I am Thai. I was born to a Thai mother and I couldn’t have been more Thai so I wanna show you all of me, all of my Thainess because I am Thai.” The new Miss Universe Thailand was handed over the title with the new “Power of Authenticity” crown worth 3.5 million baht crafted by a world-leading jewelry brand Mouawad. She will represent her country at