Mrs. Sri Lanka World winner, Pushpika De Silva, claims she was injured whereas having the crown “snatched” from her head at the pageant in Colombo on April 4.
According to footage of the published shared by the Colombo Gazette, final yr’s winner and present Mrs. World Caroline Jurie interrupted the ceremony simply moments after De Silva acquired her title.
“As for the Mrs. World Inc, there’s a rule that you’ll have to be married and not divorced,” she stated. “So, I’m taking my first steps saying that the crown goes to the first runner-up.”
She then took the crown from De Silva’s head and positioned it on the runner up’s.
In a publish shared to Facebook on April 5, De Silva wrote that she is separated from her husband however not divorced. According to the BBC‘s translation of the assertion from Sinhala, she additionally wrote that she suffered head accidents after the incident and threatened authorized motion.