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Winwyn wears replica of Reina Hispanoamericana’s real crown. Here’s why!

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The new Reina Hispanoameriana Teresita “Winwyn” Marquez greeted supporters and members of the media at Terminal 2 upon her arrival.

She flew in from New York around noon on Monday and quickly gave a quick press conference at the airport.

Marquez revealed that she was told by pageant organizers to guard her crown and all the prizes she received from her victory.

One of these is a replica of the Reina Hispanoamericana crown, which is made of rubies, diamonds, and silver and is worth $7,000 (Dh25,711 approx).

“This crown is actually a replica,” she said, “But it’s real, it’s worth $7,000. The real one has to stay in Bolivia. It’s a little bigger and it costs $12,000 Dh44,077 approx).”

But once the organization comes to Manila, she said they will bring the real crown.

When asked about the value of cash she has won, the Pinay beauty queen said she’d rather keep it a secret.

She also revealed that there were even gifts that she had to leave in Bolivia, including appliances and gowns.

“I had to leave them in Bolivia kasi hindi kayang dalhin dito. They gave me a lot of appliances, gowns, they gave me a lot of stuff, basically,” she said.

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