Miss Papua New Guinea, Lucy Maino got her crown snatched after posting a twerking video on TikTok. She was released from her duties by the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant PNG committee earlier this week.
The video shared in her private account got leaked and surfaced all over the internet. The pageant committee was quick to react claiming that the video was against women empowerment.
Lucy Maine Twerking Video On Tiktok
Lucy Maine faced intense online harassment. And she got stripped of crown this week for uploading a twerking video.
The twerking video is quite common on the platform, however, Lucy faced backlash because some critics claimed that it was not fitting for a “role model” to share such video on a public platform.
She deleted the video immediately after it started getting unwanted attention.
This topic became highly discussed the topic in Reddit. The users claimed that the incident revealed a deep-seated culture of misogyny in Papua New Guinea.
Miss Papua New Guinea stripped of her crown for TikTok twerking video https://t.co/xbQ5a4vPWE
— Guardian Australia (@GuardianAus) April 7, 2021
Lucy, who has also served as the co-captain of the women’s football team for Papua New Guinea is gaining a lot of support amid the unfortunate decision.
The governor of East Sepik and co-chair of the Coalition of Parliamentarians against Gender-Based Violence, Allan Bird expressed his disapproval through social media.
He expressed his concern about the society that turns a blind eye towards torture and killing of women but gets upset when a young woman posts a video of her dancing.
The reaction of her parents on this matter is yet to come.
Lucy Maine Age and Height
Lucy is 25 years of age as of 2021.
However, her exact birth date and birthday are unknown.
The information on Lucy Maine’s height and measurements are also not available.
Her ethnicity is mixed.
Meet Her On Instagram
Lucy Maine is active on Instagram under the user handle @lucymaino_misspng19.
She has 2959 followers on the platform (as of April 7, 2021).
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She posts decent pictures of herself on her Instagram page. Her followers admire her in the comment section.