Caroline Jurie has officially stepped aside from her post as Mrs. World after a crown-snatching incident that happened at the Mrs. Sri Lanka Beauty pageant 2021, Involving winner Pushpika De Silva. On Tuesday, April 20, the organization made it known to the public that she has handed over her crown. Hence a new Mrs. World has been crowned.
The statement reads;
“The Mrs. World Inc. Organization has received the resignation of Mrs. Caroline Jurie as Mrs. World 2020,” the organization stated in a Facebook post. “Her voluntary resignation decision was made solely by Caroline herself. We wish Mrs. Jurie and her family, all the best in their future endeavors.”
However, the last year’s first runner-up, Mrs. Ireland Kate Schneider, accordingly replaced Jurie as the new Mrs. World 2020.
Kate also took to her own Facebook page to announce her promotion. “It is my absolute honor and pleasure to introduce myself to you all. My name is Kate Schneider, and I am your new Mrs. World 2020!” she wrote.
Sharing her goals, she further expanciate, “I am a lifelong advocate of all things surrounding health, wellness, and nutrition. My platform is childhood health, and as a practicing Registered Dietitian I plan to use this incredible platform combined with my professional background to make the most positive impact for children’s health worldwide! I firmly believe that giving children a healthy start will in turn lead to the brightest future!”
“I want to give my sincerest thank you to everyone for being so incredibly welcoming as I take on this once in a lifetime journey!” she added. “I vow to make every single day count, take on each opportunity with gratitude, and leave a lasting legacy as your Mrs. World! I hope to make you all very proud.”
Recall we reported that Jurie was arrested on April 8 along with model Chula Padmendra following her snatching of the crown from the head of her successor De Silva at the Mrs. Sri Lanka 2021 pageant show. Padmendra was seen helping remove the crown from the winner’s head. They were slapped with a charge of assault and causing damage to Nelum Pokuna (theatre).