Officials of the Miss World America pageant removed Miss Michigan’s title because she refused to allow a Muslim woman to “forcibly” put a hijab on her head and then reported the incident on social media.
“I suggest you all fully review what you stand for and what you condemn,” wrote Miss Michigan Kathy Zhu to pageant officials after they ordered her title removed.
The IBTimes reported Zhu, a 20-year-old model who supports President Trump, was informed she had been stripped of the Miss Michigan title.
Pageant officials accused her of “offensive, insensitive and inappropriate content” and told her “effectively immediately, MWA does not recognize you as a participant of any sort or in any capacity as it relates to any and all events of MWA.”
The condemnation was signed by Laurie DeJack, state director of MWA Michigan.
Media reports cited Zhu’s “controversies” such as her mention of the fact that a majority of violent black deaths are caused by other blacks.
Zhu addressed the pageant’s reference to her being “insensitive.”
“Do you know what is ‘insensitive’? What’s ‘insensitive’ is that women in the middle east are getting STONED TO DEATH for refusing to obey their husband’s orders to wear hijabs. A muslim woman tried to FORCIBLY put a hijab on my head without my permission. I tweeted about it on my social media, and it got the attention of the media. Almost everyone was supportive of me refusing to be put in that situation.”
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