Chelsi Smith, a winner of each Miss USA and Miss Universe in 1995, has reportedly handed away from most cancers on the age of 45.
Smith was thought-about a trailblazer within the pageant world. She turned the primary biracial winner of Miss USA. Daniel Lara, her longtime buddy, instructed Radar On-line, “She had the most important coronary heart, was so real and actually wished happiness for us all. She’s already missed.”
Chelsi Smith was additionally an actress and made appearances on Martin, Due South and even the TLC documentary, The Historical past of the Bathing Swimsuit.
One other certainly one of her pals, Shanna Moakler, took to Instagram to put up a tribute to Smith. “If it wasn’t for her, her magnificence and her power, her unimaginable future, I wouldn’t even be the place I’m right now,” she captioned beneath a put up of quite a few pic of the 2 girls. “Even when she was sick she was constructive and radiant and by no means stopped laughing.”
Our ideas are with Chelsi Smith’s household and pals throughout this troublesome time.