That is unbelievable!
The Mrs Sri Lanka competitors this 12 months had extra drama than any actuality TV present we’ve seen in years, with the winner topped champion solely to have the crown actually ripped from her head minutes later!
Video footage of the painful incident is making its rounds on-line proper now after the surprising Sunday night time occasion. Severely, you’ve got GOT to see this to imagine it!
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It began when Pushpika De Silva was introduced the winner of the competitors, and the group applauded as inspiring music blared and confetti took over the stage. The outgoing Mrs Sri Lanka — and reigning Mrs World — Carolin Jurie walked over and positioned the crown on De Silva’s head.
Mere moments later, although, as De Silva was waving to the group and had barely begun to bask within the glow of her victory, Jurie took the microphone again and made a surprising announcement!
She stopped the celebration and declared:
“I’ve a small request as for the Mrs World. There’s a rule that you just all need to be married and never divorced. So I’m taking my first steps and saying that the crown goes to the primary runner up.”
Instantly, with that assertion out in public, Jurie ripped the crown off De Silva’s head and went over to put it on the primary runner-up, who by then was in tears. Humiliated (as you’d count on), De Silva shortly walked off stage, making an attempt to get away from the insanity.
Severely, watch the entire thing go down on this unimaginable 4-minute video exhibiting the complete incident (under):
Loopy, proper! And it will get EVEN CRAZIER!
After the pageant, organizers later confirmed that De Silva was not truly divorced, like Jurie had claimed! Due to that, the winner hadn’t truly damaged any guidelines, and thus, she was the rightful Mrs Sri Lanka as she’d been topped within the first place, and not the runner-up!
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Chandimal Jayasinghe, the nationwide director of the Mrs Sri Lanka World competitors, confirmed to the BBC on Tuesday that the crown had been returned to De Silva, and she or he was as soon as once more confirmed because the rightful winner.
As for Jurie, the reigning champ who staged the weird and aggressive coup try, Jayasinghe didn’t maintain again in criticizing her for her on-stage actions, saying (under):
“We’re disenchanted. It was a shame how Caroline Jurie behaved on the stage and the Mrs World group has already begun an investigation on the matter.”
In a press convention concerning the ordeal, De Silva confirmed that she is a single mother — BBC studies her as being separated, however not divorced — and she or he wrote (under):
“There are numerous single mums like me as we speak who’re struggling in Sri Lanka. This crown is devoted to these ladies, these single mums who’re struggling to lift their youngsters alone.”
She additionally revealed in a Fb put up after the truth that she went to the hospital with “a head damage” because of the crown snatching, and is contemplating taking authorized motion. Judging by the video (above), it’s laborious to know what the top damage could also be or why it required a visit to the hospital. Possibly she caught some hair and yanked it out? If that’s the case, DAMN!
What do U make of this wild state of affairs, Perezcious readers?! That poor pageant winner! The poor runner-up! And the reigning champ who staged the entire divorce announcement drama… BIG YIKES!
Sound OFF together with your tackle this craziness down within the feedback (under)!
[Image via Colombo Gazette/YouTube]