Reigning Mrs World resigns weeks after pageant controversy By Reuters
© Reuters. Reigning Mrs World Jurie, forcibly removes the Mrs Sri Lanka winner De Silva’s crown in Colombo
By Waruna Karunatilake
COLOMBO (Reuters) – The reigning Mrs World, Caroline Jurie, has resigned her title, the organisation working the pageant stated late on Tuesday, weeks after she was concerned in an issue on the Mrs Sri Lanka occasion.
Jurie was arrested and launched on bail this month after a fracas on the Mrs Sri Lanka pageant in Colombo, the place Jurie forcibly eliminated the winner’s crown, claiming the opposite girl was a divorcee and never certified to win the title.
“Her voluntary resignation determination was made solely by Caroline herself,” Mrs World Inc stated late on Tuesday, in a information launch on social media.
Jurie was not instantly reachable for remark.
Kate Schneider of Eire, the runner-up within the 2020 contest which Jurie gained, would be the new Mrs World 2020, the organisation stated.
The organisation had stated that it was a neighborhood matter for the nation’s pageant organisers to overview and that it could don’t have any bearing on the Mrs World 2021 contest that Sri Lanka will play host to this 12 months.
The winner of the Mrs Sri Lanka pageant, Pushpika De Silva, filed a grievance in opposition to Jurie.
Jurie was arrested when she visited a police station to document her assertion.
The winner of the Mrs Sri Lanka contest will compete within the Mrs World contest. Jurie gained the Mrs Sri Lanka crown in 2019, and went on to win the Mrs World crown in 2020 in Las Vegas.
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