Mrs Sri Lanka winner is ‘left with head accidents’ after Mrs World removes her crown on stage and claims she will’t win the competition as a result of she is divorced
- Pushpika De Silva, 31, gained title throughout ceremony in Colombo, proven on Sunday
- Earlier winner Caroline Jurie, 28, who can be Mrs World, snatched the crown
- Occasion organiser since confirmed Ms De Silva just isn’t divorcee and returned crown
The winner of Mrs Sri Lanka was ‘left with head accidents’ after Mrs World eliminated her crown and claimed she mustn’t have gained the pageant as a result of she is divorced.
Magnificence queen Pushpika De Silva, 31, was awarded the 2020/2021 title through the ceremony at Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre, Colombo, which was additionally broadcast on nationwide TV on Sunday.
However Caroline Jurie, 28, who gained the crown in 2019 and is the present Mrs World, snatched the crown from her head within the weird on-stage intervention.
The prize has since been returned to Ms De Silva after the occasion organisers confirmed that she just isn’t a divorcee.
Mrs World Caroline Jurie, 28, (second left) took the crown off the pinnacle of Mrs Sri Lanka winner Pushpika De Silva, 31, (centre) after stepping on-stage to accuse her of being divorced
De Silva was awarded the title through the ceremony at Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre, Colombo, on Sunday earlier than the crown was snatched from her head
In astonishing footage, Ms Jurie could be seen with a microphone in hand as she tells the viewers: ‘There’s a rule that stops ladies who’ve already been married and are divorced, so I’m taking steps to make the crown go to second place.’
She then strides over to Ms De Silva who’s already sporting her crown and sash with a bouquet of flowers in hand.
Ms Jurie grabs on the golden crown which seems to get caught in Ms De Silva’s hair.
It’s lastly pulled free and Ms Jurie locations it on to the pinnacle of the runner-up which prompts a tearful Ms De Silva to stroll off stage.
The organisers have apologised to Ms De Silva, who gained Miss Sri Lanka World in 2011, and he or she has since had her title restored.
Ms De Silva claims that she went to hospital to be handled for head accidents after the incident
Ms Jurie positioned the crown on to the pinnacle of the runner-up which prompted a tearful Ms De Silva to stroll off stage
Ms De Silva, who says she is separated however not divorced, posted on her official Fb web page simply a short while later to problem Ms Jurie’s actions.
‘Residing individually and being divorced are two fully separate issues,’ she wrote.
She additionally claimed that she went to hospital to be handled for head accidents after the incident and mentioned that she would take authorized motion for the ‘unreasonable and insulting’ means she was handled.
Ms De Silva continued: ‘I am nonetheless an un-divorced lady. A real queen just isn’t a girl who snatches one other lady’s crown, however a girl who secretly units one other lady’s crown!’
Chandimal Jayasinghe, the nationwide director of Mrs Sri Lanka World, advised the BBC: ‘We’re upset.
‘It was a shame how Caroline Jurie behaved on the stage and the Mrs World organisation has already begun an investigation on the matter.’