Mrs. World Caroline Jurie, Gives Up Her Crown After Arrest For Assault (Photos)
Mrs World 2020, Caroline Jurie, has stepped down from the title after an onstage fracas with the Mrs Sri Lanka pageant winner, Da Silva, on Sunday. The Beauty Queen snatched the crown off her successor after announcing she was not qualified for the win because she was divorced.
“As for the Mrs World competition, there is a rule that you have to be married and not divorced. So, I’m taking my first step saying that the crown goes to the first runner-up,” Jurie said at the televised event.
Da Silva, who later received the crown on Tuesday, said in a Facebook publish that being aside from her husband turned into specific from being divorced. She dared everyone claiming she changed into divorced to provide her divorce script.
On Thursday, police spokesman, Ajith Rohana, instructed the BBC that Jurie and version, Chula Padmendra, were arrested on “charges of easy hurt and crook reason” related to the crowning ceremony incident.
In a video posted on her Instagram account to address the difficulty, Jurie stated the cause for her movement become to push for a truthful degree in which rules and regulations were equal to all.
Speaking at the cause of the pageant, she stated that even though the competition changed into no longer to discriminate against divorced women or women separated from their husbands, the motive turned into to “have a good time all women who are married and nonetheless strive to triumph over that dream, in conjunction with the commitment and obligations of a married lady.”
She went on to say she could provide aid to the brand new queen who could be competing on the 2021 Mrs World pageant, to ensure she will be able to compete on a fair playing ground.
She ended her speech through pronouncing, “I believe that if we must lose some thing so that we will provide some other female an possibility to compete on a level with a motive that is identical and fair to all, then we need to take a stand. I will always stand for fair and identical opportunity. I am now prepared handy over the crown.”
While Jurie and Chula are predicted to seem in courtroom on April 19, Da Silva has stated she is prepared to drop prices if a public apology is tendered to her.
Speaking with reporters outdoor a police station in Columbo on Thursday, Da Silva said, “I attempted to end this out of court docket, but she has refused. I can forgive however I cannot forget about.”