Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty brand has released a new ad for its latest perfume, featuring the heartwarming love story of two former beauty queens, Mariana Varela of Argentina and Fabiola Valentín of Puerto Rico. The couple, who revealed their marriage in November after keeping their relationship private, met during the Miss Grand International beauty pageant held in Thailand.
The ad showcases their love story, which began as a beautiful friendship when they met despite competing against each other. The ad depicts various romantic moments shared by the couple, including holding hands on the beach, cuddling, sharing a hammock, and stealing kisses. The Fenty Eau de Parfum they are helping to launch is described as having a “woodsy vibe” and a “sweet but soft” scent.
The ad has touched the hearts of many viewers, who expressed their admiration for the couple and suggested their love story should be turned into a book or series. Their love story is even more special as they live in countries where same-sex marriage is legal. Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory, has recognized same-sex marriage since 2015, thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. It is also legal in Varela’s home country of Argentina.
The Fenty ad featuring Varela and Valentín’s beautiful love story sends a powerful message of love and acceptance, reminding us that love knows no bounds. Their story is proof that beauty comes in all forms, and everyone deserves to love and be loved in return.