Miss International beauty pageant China competition in Chongqing division was held last week. The photo of the top three winners was re-posted on the Internet over 6,000 times just within one day. Netizens’s discussion topic was that the three winners of Chongqing Miss International were not pretty enough. They could not represent Chongqing beauties to compete in the Miss International competition.
Chongqing is a birthplace for beautiful women, that is recognized by both locals and outsiders. However, not sure if it’s because Netizens have high standards, as soon as the photo of the winners were posted on Weibo, netizens criticized in unison, saying they don’t even reach the average level of Chongqing girls’ looks. . Some of them even speculated and said the competition might have been rigged. . All of sudden, words like “dark secret” and “hidden rules” filled the Internet. At the same time, netizens started human flesh search on the three Chongqing Miss Internationals’ personal information such as the name, height, personal identity were exposed to different degree.
Chongqing event organizing committee staff Mr. Liu said he is aware of the feedback and questioning of the contest results on the internet but he claimed that “everyone has different definition of beautiful or ugly and we could not standardize it. The judges respected the voice of the Netizens but they emphasized they did not cheat and there were no hidden rules. The three winners will represent Chongqing for the national beauty pageant.”
But when reporter wanted to interview the three Chongqing Miss Internationals, Mr. Liu said the company prohibits disclosing any information of the contestants.
However, the reporter contacted one of the anonymous judges last night and he told the reporter the "truth". ‘’In fact, we got some pressure when choosing the top three, so the winners were not what we selected.” He said, “As a judge, I felt shameful and disappointed with the result as well, I also thought the winners were not qualified to represent the image of Chongqing beauties.”
The following is the Weibo entry that have ben re-twitted:
It is well-known that Chongqing women are beautiful, but there has been a controversy recently… why? The top three were selected in the 52th Miss International China competition in Chongqing division, but they were questioned by netizens. Some people commented, ‘’they are so ugly. If you tell me this is the standard of the women’s beauty of Chongqing, I will be embarrassed to say that I am from Chongqing.’’ What do you think about that?
Netizens human fleshed searched out photos of there winners of the Miss International Beauty Pageant Chongqing Division": Yang Meng(left), Yang Anqi(middle), Tao Yujie(right)
Miss Chongqing! Do you dare to put their picture as your desktop background?