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Miss Universe Australia - Finalist interview Lucy Ross of WA

Congratulations on making it so far in the coveted Miss Universe Australia competition tell us a little about yourself …!
Who inspires you most ….?
Angelina Jolie! She has the perfect balance between family, her successful career and charity work, a great example of the modern day woman.
What do you do for a living ….?
I’m currently a student at the University of Western Australia studying communications and marketing.
Speaking of Work Where is your favourite place to kick up your heals after a hard day of work …?
On my couch, with a movie and a glass of wine!
And what does your ideal day of rest and relaxation entail …?
Watching a movie at home or hanging out with my friends
Including your favourite chill out music …?
At the moment Built On Glass by Chet Faker is on repeat on my iPod!
And how would you say your work if at all has prepared you for the Miss Universe Australia Competition…?
It has definitely given me more self confidence for speaking in front of crowds and kept me up to date with world news.
What is something people might find interesting about yourself..?
I was brought up in Malaysia, and have had long term stays in Norway, Wellsville, and Houston! I’m a very culturally aware person.
How would you describe your personal Style…?
My personal style would be structured, but fun.
Talking of style who is your favourite designer or brand …?
I love Sass and Bide, doing Australian designers proud.
And what does your beauty & fitness regime consist of …? 
Boxing and running is a great balance of cardio and toning. Fit is the new thin!
Where do you see the Miss Universe Journey taking you …? 
The Miss Universe journey is an empowering experience and has given me the confidence to chase my dreams. Who know’s where it will take me, but hopefully it will become a platform for a career in media and broadcasting.
We all have a favourite saying or personal mantra what would you say is yours..?
Be your own success story, not anybody else’s. In other words, achieve goals that you set for yourself not what somebody sets for you.
And what are the five things in your life you just can’t live without …?

Clare Standfast
Clare Standfast

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