A 33 year old, mother of two was crowned Ms. Galaxy UK in February of this year. She was crowned after taking part in the over 30s category of the United Kingdom Galaxy Pageant.
She is also now an Ambassador of Karma Nirvana a charity that supports victims of honor crimes and forced marriages.
At the age of 15, Rubie Marie from the West Midlands was forced to marry a man twice her age in Bangladesh. She never met him until her wedding day. The marriage had been arranged by her father, who claimed it was to repair the family’s damaged reputation.
She ran away from the marriage and has since tried to build a good and happy life for herself and her family. She has a daughter, now 16, from the marriage who was born with severe jaundice and is handicapped and a handsome 14 year old son.
Culled from Femail: Daily Mail