Wednesday April 7, 2021
ECONOMYNEXT – The de-crowned Mrs. Sri Lanka 2021, Pushpika de Silva has regained her title, however is ready to sue her predecessor Caroline Jurie for instigating a ghastly fracas on the cat-walk.
De Silva who had her crown yanked off by Jurie on the Nelum Pokuna theatre on Sunday night time was re-crowned at a easy ceremony on the Shanghri-La lodge on Tuesday night in entrance of journalists.
She stated she didn’t harbour a grudge in opposition to Jurie, the winner of the 2019 Mrs. Sri Lanka and the present Mrs. World, however her attorneys will take authorized motion over the general public humiliation and damage to her scalp.
“I forgive everybody concerned on this incident. God teaches us to like folks, to not hate them,” she stated, however added: “My authorized advisers will take authorized motion about what occurred to me.”
There was no speedy remark from Jurie, however organisers of the competitors stated they regretted her conduct and an investigation was underway as social media calls mounted for the California-based group to strip her of her title because the reigning Mrs. World.
The native consultant of the Mrs. World group, Chandimal Jayasinghe, informed reporters after making a police declare the conflict noticed mirrors and home windows smashed backstage and insisted that Jurie ought to pay the damages.
De Silva warned her detractors that they might not stifle her profession.
She denied that she was divorced as claimed by Jurie who declared that she was disqualified from the competitors.
De Silva stated she was a single mom who was estranged from her husband, however not divorced.
“Ladies like me who elevating a baby alone as a single mum endure lots of issues in Sri Lanka,” she stated combating again tears.
“This crown is just not mine, this crown belongs to them (single moms). If my victory can encourage and brighten the way forward for these ladies, that’s the biggest satisfaction I’ll get.”
She disclosed that she had additionally dabbled in politics however didn’t safe nominations from the SLPP to contest from Polonnaruwa district because of the intense competitors there.
She had ambitions of coming into parliament following the footsteps of the primary lady to win the Mrs. World title Rosy Senanayake in 1984. (COLOMBO, April 7, 2021)