Miss Singapore Universe organisers slammed for choice of finalists

16 June 2013 / 3 years 4 months ago

Photos: The New Paper, Derrol StePenny PromotionsThe Miss Universe Singapore pageant is drawing flak again.This time, pageant organiser Derrol StePenny Promotions has come under fire for having 16 Chinese finalists, reported The New Paper.According to Ms Penny Pang, co-owner of Derrol StePenny Promotions, it is the first time in the 12 years organising the pageant that this has happened.When the finalists’ pictures were revealed on the event’s Facebook page last month, irate members of the public accused the organiser of being racist.Ms Pang says she felt wrongly accused as she had a viable explanation for the choice of the 16 finalists, who met the media at the pageant’s press conference on Saturday.Read the full report on today's edition of The New Paper on Sunday (Jun 16).

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