Sushmita Sen on Sunday tweeted about the death of Chelsi Smith, who was the successor Of Sushmita Sen as Miss Universe in 1995 on Saturday due to liver cancer at the age of 43.Sushmita tweeted and posted a photograph which captures the moment the Indian beauty had passed her crown to Smith. : “I loved her smile and that generous spirit. Rest in peace my beautiful friend, Chelsi Smith. Miss Universe 1995.”
The news of Smith’s demise comes as a shock to her fans and near and dear ones. Shanna Moakler, a runner-up at the 1995 pageant, also wrote about Smith. “Having a hard time writing this. Found out the news of my good friend passing. I really don’t know how to express to the world what a funny, loving, smart she was, I wouldn’t even be where I am today if she could not have lighten my path .
— sushmita sen (@thesushmitasen) September 9, 2018
Even when she was sick she was positive and radiant and never stopped laughing. I was crying and she was cheering me up! Thats who she was. Chelsi, I will never forget our long nights talking, singing, fighitng, dreaming… Visit me in my dreams queen I will be missing you and all your witty banter. Love love love you. Godspeed,” she shared on Instagram.