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Source: Veronika Didusenko | Instagram

Miss Ukraine 2018 Stripped Of Her Title After Committee Finds Out She Violated Their Rules

By Dana Levinson

A few weeks ago Veronika Didusenko was crowned 2018's Miss Ukraine. But she was soon stripped of her title for violating their rules. What rules, you might ask? She was previously married and she has a child. Apparently, Miss Ukraine cannot have been married, nor can she be a mother.

Didusenko told BBC:

In the 21st Century [the rules] are so discriminatory. They were written in 1951, 70 years ago, when even racial segregation was a norm.

Whereas Viktoria Kiose, the executive director of the pageant, responded...

This is a very unfortunate story. She signed the contract, and agreed to its conditions. She flouted the rules and lied to us, so we disqualified her.

Then Veronika took to Instagram to address the controversy directly.