Golden Globes crimson carpet: 'Fiji Water woman' turns into an unsuspecting star

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Turns out it's Canadian model Kelleth Cuthbert of Toronto, who now works for Wilhelmina International in Los Angeles and several Canadian modelling agencies, including Toronto-based Plutino and Specs in Montreal.

While she became a viral sensation as the Fiji Water Girl who photo-bombed today's top stars at the Golden Globes on Sunday, she primarily works in commercial acting and fashion modeling.

The model was totally unaware of all the social media furore surrounding her appearance on the red carpet, where she wore a long blue gown.

And she's been congratulated for being the year's "first meme".

. Her efforts, of course, went viral and now everyone wants to know: Who is the Fiji Water girl? Why is she serving water on the red carpet?

"Well, you have creep up quietly, because if they know that you're there, it just ruins the whole moment".


The model told the Los Angeles Times that she intentionally helped the company steal the show at the Golden Globes, adding that "it [was] all strategic".

Of all the awards, speeches, and memes inspired by the 76th Golden Globes, what actually endured beyond Sunday's broadcast? People on Twitter quickly noticed her, and they shared some of the shots she appeared in, dubbing her "Fiji Water Girl". Even Fiji Water has paid a compliment to Kelleth on their Twitter handle.

Kelleth Cuthbert was easily one of the most talked about "celebrities" of the evening - and she had no idea she had gained any sort of attention.

"She was perfectly cast, nearly that Cinderella Disney princess idea that you wanted to believe that some woman handing out water at the awards somehow ended up in the back of all these photos".


She's married to photographer Christopher Von Steinback.

"I really am so Thankful to everybody", she wrote. But one of the strangest memes that came from that night wasn't related to a movie or TV show at all; instead, it focused on a bottled water brand.

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Vaughn Davis, the owner of Auckland advertising agency The Goat Farm thought the "guerilla styled" marketing campaign by Fiji Water was a master stroke.


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