Former Miss World contestant Sherika De Armas, who represented Uruguay in the Miss World Competition of 2015 passed away on October 13, 2023.
Sherika passed away at the young age of 26 after her battle against cervical cancer. Let’s find out more about the unfortunate incident.
As per reports, the sudden death news of Sherika shocked the entire Uruguay and her fans worldwide. It is believed that Sherika De Armas was undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment.
The 26-year-old was not in the top 30 at the 2015 Miss World contest organized in China. However, she was “one of the only six 18-year-olds to compete” in the pageant.
In an interview with NetUruguay at that time, she said. “I always wanted to be a model, whether a beauty model, an advertising model or a catwalk model. I like everything related to fashion and I think that within a beauty pageant, any girl’s dream is to have the opportunity to participate in Miss Universe. I am very happy to be able to live this experience full of challenges.”
After the news of her death, her loved ones started expressing their grief and love for her on social media.
“Fly high, little sister. Always and forever,” her brother, Mayk’ De Armas, said on social media. Miss Universe Uruguay 2022 Carla Romero, mourned that Ms De Armas was “too evolved for this world. One of the most beautiful women I have ever met in my life.”
“I will always remember you, not only for all the support you gave me and how much you wanted to see me grow, but for your affection, your joy, the friends we shared and that remain with me today“, Lola de los Santos, Miss Uruguay 2021, said while paying tribute.
For the unversed, Sherika De Armas had also launched her make-up line and sold products related to hair and personal care known as Shey de Armas Studio. Apart from this, she was also involved in social service and was working for Perez Scremini Foundation, which treats children with cancer.
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