Pushpika De Silva, who received the title of Mrs. Sri Lanka over the weekend, was left speechless after her crown was pulled off from her head by an ex-winner.
Caroline Jurie, who was the winner of the identical pageant in 2019, claimed that De Silva was a divorcee and was wrongfully topped. The crown belonged to the primary runner-up, Jurie additional added.
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Within the televised video, Jurie is seen saying, “There’s a rule that you must be married and never divorced, so I’m taking my first steps in saying that the crown goes to the primary runner up.”
The video reveals Jurie strolling as much as De Silva and pulling the crown that was secured on her head with pins. She then locations the crown on the runner-up, prompting De Silva to go away the stage.
In a Fb submit the subsequent day, De Silva explains that she needed to search medical consideration for her head accidents.
The occasion organisers have apologised to De Silva and confirmed that the 2021 winner is separated, however not divorced.
“We’re deeply disturbed and sincerely remorse the conduct of our present title holder, Mrs Caroline Jurie, Mrs World 2020, on the crowning. Her actions go in opposition to the Mrs Sri Lanka code of conduct and the predetermined rules she is obliged to observe throughout her reign..,” Mrs World Inc stated in an announcement.
De Silva’s crown was restored in a press convention the place she defined that if her marital standing have been an issue, then she wouldn’t have reached this far within the competitors.
The sweetness pageant, which is a serious competitors in Sri Lanka, was attended by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s spouse Shiranthi.