Who Is the Fiji Water Girl?

Lewis Collier
January 9, 2019

But since she had no access to social media as she circulated the red carpet, Cuthbert, now widely dubbed "Fiji Water Girl", didn't realize she was becoming perhaps the first meme of 2019 until her work was almost done.

Fiji Water has made headlines - for all the right reasons - after its camera savvy model stole the show while posing with a tray of Fiji Water bottles during the 76th Golden Globes Awards.

Cuthbert reacted to her sudden fame in an interview with Glamour, telling the magazine, "I do love a good meme, so I think it's incredibly ironic and amusing that I'm one now".

When the victor was announced by Idris Elba and Taylor Swift, the singer burst into tears since her hard work and talent were recognized at such a prestigious award show.

Before being a viral meme on the red carpet, Kelleth Cuthbert starred in the Arkell's music video for "11:11" back in 2015.

Though Cuthbert looked attractive, she didn't have a stylist to fix her hair and makeup.

It worked. Fiji Water woman is a star!

Concluding her pseudo acceptance speech, she said: 'If these celebs weren't so thirsty I would have been able to serve the way I did.

And people watching the red carpet shows at home were here for it, as they took to social media to comment on Cuthbert's ever-present appearance, launching her into meme status.

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Doing the rounds online, the star has had a tongue-in-cheek reaction to the interest in her shots.

Here are a few of the memes starring the Fiji Water girl.

"No one's really going to be looking at me", she remembers telling herself. Safe to say, the model's spontaneity helped raise Fiji Water's brand awareness among consumers.

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga's film A Star Is Born didn't win Best Film (Drama) at the 2019 Golden Globes and fans are not happy.

The woman in blue has since been identified as model Kelleth Cuthbert.

In an interview with Glamour, Cuthbert is identified as a 30-something model and actress from Toronto but now living in Los Angeles.

She took that to heart, serving water like it's her big break.

"I've been photobombing since I was a kid", she said with a laugh.

Given her successful FIJI gig and her viral photos, something tells us we're about to see a whole lot more of FIJI Water Girl in the future.

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