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Sri Lanka national beauty pageant winner injured on stage as rival tries to steal crown

Watch: Mrs Sri Lanka’ beauty queen injured in on-stage bust-up

The winner of the “Mrs Sri Lanka” beauty pageant ended up in hospital with head wounds after her crown was snatched away in an on-stage bust-up.

The ugly scenes unfolded moments after beauty queen Pushpika De Silva won the “Mrs Sri Lanka” title at Colombo theatre on Sunday night and she was briefly crowned by prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s wife Shiranthi Rajapaksa.

Mrs World Caroline Jurie, who was at the ceremony, suddenly appeared on stage and announced Ms De Silva stands disqualified and cannot hold the title because she is divorced.

“I am taking my first steps saying that the crown goes to the first runner up,” Ms Jurie said. “There is a rule that prevents women who have already been married and are divorced.”

As the live audience watched, Ms Jurie walked towards Mrs Sri Lanka and

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How Striving to Achieve White Beauty Standards Pushed Me to Embrace My Asianness

As a biracial Southeast Asian and white kid, my affinity for beauty first began when my mom took me to a locally-owned beauty supply shop. I remember being mesmerized by the array of cosmetics that lined the shelves. Fascinated, I watched each customer’s eyes gleam as they swatched countless rouges in an attempt to decide on a lip color. As they landed on the perfect ones, they smiled, looking into the mirror – and it was then that I understood the power of beauty. But growing up in a small Southern town, most of my peers were white, and I spent most of my adolescence using beauty to chase after an unrealistic and impossible standard of white beauty.

I remember being in the comfort of my room, blaring my idols, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera, as I blended three eyeshadow colors across my eyelid and crease to make

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Justine Bateman on Aging in Hollywood and the Mistake of Googling Her Own Name (Exclusive)

Justine Bateman is opening up about how a “big mistake” led her to rethink how she views aging and beauty. The actress and director’s new book, Face: One Square Foot of Skin, released on Tuesday, and an interview with ET’s Nischelle Turner, she explained how it came to be.

“I made the mistake of Googling my name and autocomplete was, ‘Justine Bateman looks old,'” Bateman revealed. “I’m 55 now, I was about 41 at the time, and that really threw me.”

“Instead of thinking, ‘Oh they’re wrong and I’m right,’ I decided they were right and I was wrong. And that was my fatal misstep, because that really affected me deeply,” she added. “It was a big mistake to do that.”

Bateman was 16 when she found fame on Family Ties, playing Mallory, the sister of Michael J. Fox’s character. Through her decades in Hollywood, Bateman has

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Sleeping Beauty: 10 Things That Didn’t Age Well

Sleeping Beauty is a Disney classic with great visuals and an interesting story, but there are plenty of things that have not aged well in the movie.

Disney’s 1959 animated musical Sleeping Beauty is certainly one of the many classic fairy tale adaptations that haven’t aged well. The Disney princess’s magical tale originated from the original work The Sun, the Moon, and Talia which was composed by the Italian poet Giambattista Basile and published in 1634.

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The Walt Disney family-friendly version tells the story of a beautiful princess named Aurora who is cursed to die on her sixteenth birthday by the evil witch Maleficent. Her curse is lessened by the good fairy Merryweather and instead of dying, Aurora falls into a deep sleep that can only be awakened by true love’s kiss. While

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