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Miss Surrey renounces her crown after "out of shape" beauty contestants win Miss England pageant

A Chessington beauty queen has renounced her Miss Surrey title claiming the pageant is "corrupt" after "out of shape" girls placed ahead of her in the Miss England finals.

Jade McQueen, who came 20th in the pageant in August, says she was also discriminated against because of her underprivileged background. The 23-year-old Rihanna lookalike who has also appeared on the X Factor took the Miss Surrey title in March and was the first short-haired girl ever to win.

This prompted the beauty queen to contact pageant organisers about her concerns which included the judging of the beach beauty round.

Miss McQueen has since represented Port Talbort, Wales, in the Miss Supranational UK pageant, which she won. She will now go on to the finals in Krakow, Poland in December. Since resigning from her Miss Surrey title Miss McQueen has continued with her charity work and has filmed a mobile phone advert in Greece.

The new Miss Surrey is secretary Charlotte Rudham from Surbiton.


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