Beauty queen stripped of title KUALA LUMPUR:
Miss Malaysia World 2016 Tatiana Kumar has been stripped of her title, seven months after she won the crown here.
The announcement was made via the Miss Malaysia World organisation’s Instagram account (@miss_world_malaysia) yesterday.
The post stated that Tatiana, 19, had breached the code of conduct and contract.
“It has come to our attention that there is a breach of our code of conduct and contract by the reigning Miss Malaysia World 2016 Tatiana Kumar.
“We wish to announce that, after due consideration, with effect from today (yesterday), Tatiana Nandha Kumar will no longer be the title holder for Miss Malaysia World 2016,” said former national director and licensee for Miss Malaysia World Datuk Anna Lin.
In the statement, Lin announced first runner-up Shweta Sekhon, 20, as the new Miss Malaysia World 2016/17.
Born to a French mother and a Malaysian father, Tatiana was crowned as Miss Malaysia World 2016 in August last year.
She represented Malaysia at Miss World 2016 in the United States on Dec 18 last year.