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Trinidad and Tobago's Jeanine Brandt releases statement on controversial Miss World video

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Reigning Miss World Trinidad and Tobago Jeanine Brandt released an official statement on the controversial video clip of her presentation for the 70th Miss World Beauty With A Purpose Head to Head Challenge that circulated on social media. The beauty queen claimed thousands of children in Trinidad and Tobago live in poverty, sleep on cold grounds in makeshift homes, and have limited or no access to running water, food, school, and healthcare. Her critics complained it was an inaccurate portrayal of life in the dual-island Caribbean nation. "Over the past two years, I have worked assiduously through my NGO The Brandt Beauty Foundation to aid and support underprivileged communities. My intention was never to portray our twin-island nation in a negative light or to bring ill repute to the Miss World Trinidad and Tobago Franchise," she said in her official statement. The Miss World Trinidad and Tobago Organization also expressed full support to Jeannie and were disheartened over

Miss World Trinidad and Tobago 2021 is Jeanine Brandt

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Miss Palmiste, Jeanine Brandt, was crowned Miss World Trinidad and Tobago 2021 in a competition held on Sunday, January 31 at the South Academy for the Performing Arts (SAPA) in San Fernando. The 25-year-old professional makeup artist and founder of the Brandt Beauty Foundation bested 13 other contestants to win the title. Miss Marabella, Manisha Moonilal, and Miss Sand Fernando, Elisheva Phillips, were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Miss Union Village, Tobago, Ameika Louis, and Miss Chaguanas, Jemima Pierre, completed the Top 5. The new Miss World Trinidad and Tobago succeeds Tya Jane Ramey and will now have the opportunity to represent her country at the 70th Miss World pageant to be held later this year. “Last night I dreamt of a perfect ending. I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for a dream come true,” Jeanine wrote on social media. “I am awestruck and grateful to have the distinct honour of the title of Miss World Trinidad and Tobago bestowed on me