She was hired to offer Fiji water to the stars as they made their entrances, but cleverly (if unknowingly) turned plenty of other people's photo ops into her own — much to the delight of the internet.
What is the Fiji water girl doing I'm fucking screaming https://t.co/MdLV4GzmoK— paul (@chironspeach) January 7, 2019
Fiji Water Girl takes photobombing to a whole new level! She featured in too many photos at the red carpet.— particle (@pictaler) January 7, 2019
I have included the PNG file I made, you're welcome! #GoldenGlobes #IdrisElba #JimCarrey #tarajiphenson pic.twitter.com/FKDGpHGah7
The fiji water girl is serving LOOKS. Opportunity seeking at its finest. Get it queen! pic.twitter.com/LfgiKvG3bQ— Alex Grigorian (@alexgrigorian_) January 7, 2019
#fijiwatergirl 😂 you know all the paparazzi are YELLING at her to move. She's a strong woman. Supposed to be hydrated everyone but she's the thirstiest one on the carpet! I love you Fiji water girl! #anewstarisborn #firstmemeof2019 #GoldenglobeAwards2019 pic.twitter.com/2ZMnYbX4j7— Meg Harrell (@MeaganHarrell) January 7, 2019
The girl handing out FIJI Water at the red carpet is an icon. pic.twitter.com/7YQ5illghM— Max Grossman (@GrossmanMax) January 7, 2019
Don't know bout y'all but 2019 just begun and we have the PHOTOBOMBER OF THE YEAR. Fiji water girl is a fckng mood 👏🏻👏🏻 pic.twitter.com/gkP3SGYvYT— Jolyooos Caesar 👑 (@calinginjulius) January 7, 2019
FYI: I have already written 200 pages of the Fiji Water girl's inner monologue tonight pic.twitter.com/2VvMGRJPW4— Jarett Wieselman (@JarettSays) January 6, 2019
if Bradley Cooper doesn't bring the Fiji girl out on stage to perform "Shallow" with him I'm turning this show off— Sam Lansky (@samlansky) January 7, 2019
Obviously, her performance quickly snowballed into a new meme that saw Fiji Water Girl superimposed into classic movies and pop culture moments.
See some of those viral creations below.
"I do love a good meme, so I think it's incredibly ironic and funny that I'm one now," she said in her first interview, with Glamour. "The first meme of 2019, apparently! My husband is laughing very hard about all of this."
Formerly a social worker based in Toronto, Cuthbert has since moved to Los Angeles to pursue a full-time modelling career.