Rising pressure and comparisons surround Miss Hong Kong 2023 winner, Hilary Chong

    Hilary Chong

    20th April 2024 – (Hong Kong) Hilary Chong, the winner of Miss Hong Kong 2023 , has been under the spotlight since her victory. Her evolving appearance and physique have garnered attention, with many commenting on her increasing beauty. However, this has sparked mixed reactions among netizens. As Hilary recently celebrated her 22nd birthday, she finds herself facing new challenges and heightened pressure. In a heartfelt social media post, she revealed her inner struggles, expressing, “To be honest, every day is a learning process. I face the demands of my studies, the challenges of my work, the judgments from the outside world, and the reality of being true to myself. Sometimes, it’s inevitable to feel disheartened. But I try to smile when I can, cry when I need to, vent my frustrations, and occasionally entertain thoughts of escaping, as long as it’s not for too long.” She encouraged her followers to support her along this journey.

    In an attempt to lift her spirits, Hilary shared two captivating black and white photos on social media. Netizens flooded the comments section with messages of support for her dedication to her studies and career, complementing her on her beauty. Some even noted a striking resemblance between Hilary and South Korean singer-songwriter and actress, Lee Ji-eun, better known as IU. When one netizen made the comparison, Hilary humbly replied, “She is even more beautiful! I really like her.” However, others were surprised to discover that Hilary, at such a young age, already has strands of white hair, prompting her to inspect her hair more closely.