On her first ever modelling shoot, she said: “It was difficult after what happened but I had to turn my life around and keep going. I am just as much of a woman as the other girls and I am trying to break prejudices.”
She added: “I had never done a sexy shot before. I felt very sexy. This is a dream come true”.
A Miss BumBum contestant who made history by becoming the first disabled to go into the famous contest, has taken part in her first ever modelling shoot.
29-year-old Rubia Machado from Brazil, who lost her leg when she was run over by her jealous ex 10 years ago, is representing her state of Tocantins in this year’s competition.