Madeleine Hartog Bell In 1967, she became the first Peruvian woman to bring to the Peru the joy of triumph in the beauty pageant. The woman from Arequipa, who was born in camaná In 1946, he even pawned his car to get to the venue where the miss WorldLondon.
Upon her arrival, the ex-queen was received with much excitement. It is even said that she lost one of her shoes at her reception, so she went to a store to buy others. In addition, she received greetings from President Fernando Belaúnde in Lima. What has happened to Madeleine Hartog Bell’s life?
What happened to the life of Madeleine Hartog Bell?
Madeleine Hartog Bell, a native of Camaná, consecrated herself as
miss World the year of 1967. Despite the fact that at the time she was a great reference for fashion and beauty in the artistic medium, she decided to move away completely in the United States, precisely in the state of Florida.
In the North Country he raised a family with Harold “Harry” Arthur Davis,
whom he met in 1975, when he returned to Peru due to the death of his father. He worked on Uncle Sam’s land as a medical-legal interpreter for various companies. As a result of his marriage, he had a daughter. The former beauty queen would be widowed in June 2002.
Madeleine Hartog Bell returned to Lima when she was 48 years old to lead the judging panel for Miss Peru. Photo: LR composition/YouTube capture/Miss Peru
It should be noted that Madeleine Hartog, upon her return from the delivery of her reign in London in 1968, made a fervent criticism in December regarding beauty pageants.
Madeleine Hartog Bell was crowned Miss Universe 1967 in London. Photo: composition LR/Chilean Charm/Lima Gray
In an article titled “Do You Now Understand Why I’m Not a Fan of Beauty Pageants?” For Caretas magazine, she denounced the mistreatment and exploitation behind the ceremony, the dances and the Miss World show.
“And for those who still disagree with my way of thinking —arguing that perhaps I had bad luck when it was about the dignity of not bowing our heads—, I want to tell you how we are deceived: gold and More is what is promised to us, than the house, the car, the stamp, the name for a street, the furniture for the house, or the annual contract for this or that.
Then everything is nothing. I don’t think it’s an obligation to give us all those gifts and honours, but it doesn’t seem fair to uselessly excite a person either,” Hartog said.
Madeleine Hartog Bell is 76 years old. Photo: composition LR/Camaná Hermosa/Blog/YouTube capture
Despite this, in 1994 he returned from the US to Peru to assume the presidency of the Miss Peru jury for that year. She there she was in charge of evaluating the contestants. In said national contest, Karina Calmet would finally be crowned the winner, representing Callao.