Vu Ngoc Trinh won the title of Miss Vietnam Continents 2011 just yesterday, August 13 2011 at Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach, California. This beauty pageant show has been getting a lot of buzz and press here and there mainly because some of the people who signed up weren't your typical contestants. There were models from Vietnam who are entered such as Phan Nhu Thao (4th runner up), Tra Ngoc Hang (1st Runner Up) and Ngoc Trinh (Winner). Let's talk about Ngoc Trinh, the title winner. In 2005, she won the supermodel photogenic contest in Vietnam. In 2007, she was crowned as a beautiful fashion face at Miss Jewelry contest. Ngoc Trinh had numerous of media exposure prior to the contest. There have been predictions that she will enter top five or even win the title. Ngoc Trinh is known as "lingerie queen." However the lingerie queen had her shared of not so good press, from indecent photographs to being too honest in interviews. Click here to read the article.
In addition to all of that, Nikki Nguyen a contestant on Thuy Nga's A Dancing Dream also participated. It seems that some contestants had more of an advantage coming into the competition. Some were more exposed than others. If you watched the video clip here you can see that the photos used to represent each of the contestants were not on the same quality standard. Some photos were everyday life photos or self taken while others were more professional. Photos of contestants should be consistent and all taken professionally by the show. Check out some photos below of winner Ngoc Trinh and click on them to enlarge.