BANGKOK: Bowing to pressure, Weluree Ditsayabut tearfully relinquished her Miss Universe Thailand crown on Monday.
“I give up this title,” the young beauty queen said at a press conference.
Appearing before media without a crown and a sash, Weluree said she had taken the move to end huge pressure that had taken a toll on both her and her mother’s happiness.
“I understand that a public figure is subject to public scrutiny. But I couldn’t take it when those comments gave my mother sleepless nights. When she is unhappy, I can’t be happy either,” she said, as tears ran …
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