FIJI Water Girl was the real victor at the 2019 Golden Globes

Sergio Cunningham
January 9, 2019

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In response, Fiji Water fired out a witty tweet which read "We're so glad everyone is talking about our water!"

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.

She continued, "My husband is laughing very hard about all of this".

No one was safe.

Kelleth noted that she didn't mean to photobomb everyone, explaining, "Sometimes you're caught between a lot of cameras, so there's a lot of photographers at different angles". When it comes to photobombing, this girl is a pro.

Dubbed the "Fiji Water Girl," in numerous images from the night, Kelleth Cuthbert could be seen stalking the red carpet in a tiered cobalt blue evening gown and carrying a tray of Fiji Water.

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The publicity stunt also inspired a spoof Twitter account with hilarious consequences. Given her job of the night, she quickly became known as FIJI Water Girl.

She also took to her Instagram Stories to post a couple of articles about her gig on the red carpet.

Media have named her as Kelleth Cuthbert, a Los Angeles-based Canadian model with a social work degree. "The first meme of 2019, apparently!"

"Mid-kiss, she's holding up his face to show off her ring and I am just looming", Cuthbert said.

A model bearing trays of the water was photographed behind numerous celebrities at the awards ceremony, earning viral meme fame and an estimated $12 million in free advertising for the company. And in doing so, she just happened to position herself in the background of many high-profile photos. Pictures of the model went viral, with memes surfacing online and netizens using the hashtag #FijiWaterGirl.

And Olivia Colman proved to be a Twitter fave once again with her acceptance speech for "The Favourite", in which she thanked Melissa McCarthy for sneaking sandwiches in for the hungry attendees, and saucily referred to co-stars Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz as "my b--es".

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