Miss France and pageant organizers have reached a compromise decision following the photo scandal that surfaced last month (see previous article).
Valérie Begue will keep her crown this year, but will not participate in any international contests, such as Miss Universe. Instead, Miss New Caledonia will fill in.
Who is Miss New Caledonia? It’s Vahinerii Requillart (see above). Where is New Caledonia? It’s a French island in the Southwest pacific, where they don’t take scandalous digital photos, and still use the franc as currency!
This seems like a win for Miss France (the public was on her side anyway). Now with no pageants to rehearse for, she have lots of time to….