Meet Kelsey Merritt, the 21-year-old who will make history as the first Filipino woman to walk the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show


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This fall, Kelsey Merritt will become the first Filipino woman to walk the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
On Saturday, the 21-year-old Filipino-American model announced the news on Instagram with two heartfelt posts.
Merritt called the casting decision an “honor” and “dream come true.”
The model graduated with a degree in communications in 2017 and is currently signed with several major agencies.
Merritt will join several other models who will walk the high-profile runway for the first time this year including Winnie Harlow.

This fall, a 21-year-old model will become the first Filipino woman to walk the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

On Saturday, Kelsey Merritt announced the news with a heartfelt post on Instagram. The Filipino-American model shared a picture of herself holding a bouquet of flowers and smiling.

“We did it Philippines!” Merrit wrote in the caption of the post. “What an honor it is to be the first Filipino to walk in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2018!”

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Sep 7, 2018 at 8:37am PDT

In her post, Merritt called the casting decision a “dream come true” and thanked her agents and followers. “I couldn’t have done this without you guys,” she wrote. “Thank you for your never-ending support. I love y’all.”

She also shared a video of the emotional reaction she had when she found out she’d be walking in the show. “The best feeling in the world,” Merritt captioned the clip.

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Sep 7, 2018 at 4:27pm PDT

On Instagram, hundreds of fans congratulated …read more

Source:: Business Insider

      

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