Beauty contest in Sri Lanka ended in a brawl for the crown

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There was a scuffle between the winning contestant and a member of the jury at the beauty contest “Mrs. Sri Lanka 2021,” Sputnik.Turkey reported on Tuesday, April 6.

It is noted that the conflict arose during the coronation of the contestants. One of the judges interrupted the process of awarding, ripped the crown from the head of the winner.

According to the newspaper, this happened due to the fact that the winner, Pushpika De Silva, was allegedly divorced. According to the rules of the contest, such a girl cannot be the winner of the contest.

The winner herself later refuted reports of her divorce on her Facebook page.

The organizers of the contest apologized to the girl and expressed regret for the incident, pointing out the unacceptability of the actions of a jury member.