Sri Lanka’s Beauty Queen’s Crown Torn from Head Following Divorce | World news

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Ms. Sri Lanka 2021's original winner Pushpika de Silva (second from left) leaves the stage after being disqualified for being accused of divorce in a beauty pageant for married women in Colombo.  Pic: Colombo Gazette / YouTube


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A winner of the beauty pageant in Sri Lanka learned that she had been disqualified and had her crown taken from her head on stage because she was suspected of being divorced.

Moments after being revealed as the 2021 winner of Ms. Sri Lanka, a competition for married women, Pushpika De Silva faced humiliation as last year’s winner Caroline Jurie took the mic and announced the runner-up is expected to take the title instead.

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De Silva’s crown was removed from her head by last year’s winner Caroline Jurie
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She then left the stage as the finalist was recreated the winner

The crown was then forcibly removed from a tearful De Silva, who left the stage, and given to the woman who came second, footage of the ceremony.

“There is a rule that you must all be married and not divorced,” Jurie told the audience. “The crown goes to the first finalist. “

De Silva’s relationship status has not been fully clarified. She appears to be estranged from her husband, according to reports, but she said she was not divorced.

She should have been hospitalized for injuries caused by the removal of the crown.

Now, according to Sri Lankan media, the title will be returned to him.

Chandimal Jayasinghe, national director of Ms. Sri Lanka World, said the incident should not have happened and the winner was decided unanimously by the organizing committee and judges, according to the online newspaper. Colombo Page.

He said he did not tolerate Jurie’s actions, according to the newspaper.

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