Lucy Maino best know as the Papua New Guinean footballer and beauty pageant titleholder, but now graced the media headlines for her Twerking video, Lucy shared a video on TikTok of herself dancing but this led to backlash and abuse in the comments.
Also, she was stripped of her crown after it was brought to the attention of the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant PNG (MPIP PNG) committee. Miss PNG Pacific Islands’ official Facebook page released a statement which reads “The Miss Pacific Islands Pageant PNG (MPIP PNG) Committee would like to announce that Miss Papua New Guinea 2019 Lucy Maino has now been released from her duties.”
However, Lucy took to Instagram and wrote “May you embrace your most raw and unapologetic self. Each of you a Queen & King. Know your worth! Your life on this earth is a blessing to many. Make the most of it. It’s too short to be unhappy and stressed.”
Lucy Maino already deleted her Twerking video but it has been downloaded and re-shared on several platforms, after she was stripped down from her duties by the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant PNG (MPIP PNG) committee many criticized this decision. The governor of East Sepik and co-chair of the Coalition of Parliamentarians against Gender-Based Violence, Allan Bird said “What kind of society condemns the torture and killing of women yet get upset when a young woman does a dance video?.”
A former Miss PNG said “I am sure if a male public figure did a TikTok video, we would all be laughing or even praising him,” and a women’s advocate said “The committee could have handled it better by first outlining the clause that she breached as a reigning queen … I feel that they threw her under the bus and didn’t give her a chance to come out and talk. That is not the way to go.”
Lucy Maino is a Soccer player, footballer of Papua New Guinean, and a beauty pageant titleholder. she loves to travel to different countries interacting with different people and experiencing different cultures. She played as a right back at the Papua New Guinea women’s national team and she was privileged to represent her country in the Pacific Games in 2015. In the national junior college poll in 2015, her team ranked at No.13. In 2016, she spent years as a red-shirt at UH Hilo.
She won the Women’s Football competition four consecutive times and defended the gold medal in the Pacific Games since Women’s Football was introduced. In 2016, she got into Olympic qualifiers against New Zealand to qualify for the Rio Olympics. Her football career started from her college, from 2014 to 2015 she played for the College of Canyons Cougars. in 2019, she was crowned Miss Earth Papua New Guinea.
On her Instagram account, she has around 3,076 followers and has 97 posts at the time of writing the article. Her Instagram Bio read “Be the change you wish to see in the world”.
On Nov 15th, 2020, she shares a post on her Instagram account and captioned “Played my last game of the year with FC Genesis during the 9 aside competition in preparation for Women’s NSL which will kick start end of this month. Thank you to the Coach, staff, players, and sponsors for making this team what it is. All the best to FC Genesis Women’s team I’ll see you, ladies, soon. Work hard, play hard and have fun!!”
On Oct 5th, 2020, she shared a post on Instagram regarding football and captioned “Football has been a huge part of my life. It’s given me opportunities I never imagined. It’s pushed me into becoming a better person. Football is more than a physical game, it’s a mental game. Through football, I was able to finish my education. That’s why I stand strong and continue to do my best in empowering women in sports through education. There are many women and men who’ve had that same opportunity that I had. I feel it necessary and believe that I too can share my story that it may inspire one little girl or boy to continue to follow their passion”.
On Sep 10th, 2020, she shared a picture of the football match on Instagram and captioned “During times like this, it can be challenging to our mental health. The fact that we can’t travel internationally to visit friends and family, the cancellation of large events that are held annually, it can be a number of things. We all have our own struggles that we face. Maybe it’s a relationship with a loved one, how this pandemic has tested that relationship. Maybe it’s school, and how it’s been on and off and throwing you off. Whatever it may be, I want to encourage you to “keep going.” I always believe that we are never put in situations where God knows we can’t handle them. That realization alone makes me realize the strength the Lord has instilled in me and in everyone as well. While my battles may not be the same as yours, I’m here for you ☺️ If there’s someone or a couple of people that you trust, it’s always nice to share and support one another. Better yet, give them a big hug and let them know that better days are ahead. Trust in the Lord and his plans that he has for you!! Ps, this photo was taken at the end of our gold medal match during the 2015 Pacific Games where we won and defended the gold medal on home soil.”
How old is Lucy Maino? She was born on August 2, 1995, in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, now her age is 25 years as of 2021. She was born to Joe (Father) and Emily Isoaimo-Maino (Mother).
We do not have much information regarding her boyfriend. However, we will keep you updated once we receive any information regarding her love life.
Networth of Lucy Maino is $10 to $15K as of 2021.