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Miss Argentina 2020 and Miss Puerto Rico 2020 announce their marriage on social media 

Love is love! Miss Argentina 2020 Mariana Varela and Miss Puerto Rico 2020 Fabiola Valentin announced their marriage on social media on Monday. The couple reportedly tied the knot on October 28. 

“After deciding to keep our relationship private, we opened the doors to it on a special day. 28/10/22,” the caption for the Instagram post reads, adding emojis of a heart, a ring, and a star.

The video shared on social media shows the two beauty queens holidaying together. It also gives a glimpse of their proposal. 

The two first met at Miss Grand International 2020 beauty pageant and started dating soon after but kept their relationship a secret. “Congratulations to both of you. MGIO always support “LOVE” without boundaries,” a post on Miss Grand International’s Instagram profile said.

Varela had also represented Argentina in 2019 Miss Universe contest and was among the top 10 finalists at Miss Grand International pageant in 2020 where she met her now wife. Varela has worked on different initiatives that battle gender violence, as per Hola magazine.

Valentin works with the modeling agency ‘Major’ in New York, and had also made it to the top 10 at the Miss Grand International 2020. Argentina made same-sex marriage legal in 2010 while Puerto Rico made it legal in 2015. 

The news was celebrated by several people on Twitter with one saying, “You guys make be me believe, true love is still alive.”



Termed regressive by activists for years, beauty pageants are going through drastic changes. Just recently the Miss Universe Organisation was bought by Thai Trans beauty tycoon Anne Jakapong Jakrajutatip. 

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