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Golden Globes's Fiji Water Girl Kelleth Cuthbert Explains Why She Photobombed Celebrities on the Red Carpet

Rami Malek won a Golden Globe on Sunday for his role in Bohemian Rhapsody. The Good Place's Jameela Jamil was jokingly misidentified as a character from her show on the ceremony's red carpet. However, the world couldn't stop buzzing over Fiji Water Girl—everyone's favorite red carpet photo-bomber, model Kelleth Cuthbert.

Cuthbert, who has accumulated over 176,000 followers on Instagram, explained her thoughts on what went down on the red carpet at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards.

"There's tons of photographers everywhere. It doesn't matter where you stand, you’re in the crossfire of every shot," she explained to People on Tuesday. "You've gotta have [a] good face, at least, if you're gonna be hovering in the background frequently."

"The photographers have to take so many shots, so rapidly. Obviously, your face doesn't look perfectly pleasant in all of them, so they captured lots of expressions [where I'm] naturally making weird faces," she added. 

The Golden Globes is a glitzy and glamorous event where Hollywood's A-list gets all dolled up for a night of celebration. The event, organized by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), honors outstanding efforts across film and television. This year's ceremony was hosted by Golden Globe winners Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg. 

Bradey Cooper, Lady Gaga, Regina King, Michael B. Jordan, Kristen Bell and Emily Blunt were among the evening's biggest names in attendance. Cuthbert, for her part, managed to crash pictures being taken of Idris Elba, Alyssa Milano, Lucy Boynton, Jeff Bridges, William H. Macy, Judy Greer and Dakota Fanning, among others. However, her favorite photo-bombing moment was her picture with Kidding actor Jim Carrey. 

"I loved the Jim Carrey one," she said to People. "I love his work. I grew up watching his movies and thought it was a funny thing to find myself in the background of."

Cuthbert also briefly detailed her method to the Los Angeles Times on Sunday, saying: "It's all strategic. You've got to angle."

Cuthbert is a Los Angeles-based model. While she became a viral sensation as the Fiji Water Girl who photo-bombed today's top stars at the Golden Globes on Sunday, she primarily works in commercial acting and fashion modeling. According to her Instagram, she's signed to Wilhelmina, among other agencies. She's also worked with multiple growing brands such as Hair Bunny, Onyx Youth Magnet Mask, BrightWhite, La’Bang Body and Beauty By Earth.

To celebrate her photo-bombing efforts, E! News honored her with the Best Supporting Actress On A Red Carpet award on Monday. 

"I'd like to thank water," Cuthbert said in her acceptance speech. "If these celebs weren't so thirsty, I wouldn't have been able to serve the way that I did. My performance would've truly not been possible without you."

Fiji Water Girl Pictured FIJI water model Kelleth Cuthbert (L) is pictured with other FIJI water girls at the Hollywood Reporter's 27th Annual Women In Entertainment Breakfast on December 5, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. Jerod Harris/Getty Images for FIJI Water

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