Story By: Juan Mayes, Sub-Editor: Joana Mihajlovska, Agency: Newsflash
This stunning Mexican beauty queen has been called racist and homophobic after audio recordings of her slamming pageant rivals was released by her disgruntled makeup artist.
The recordings were revealed by a woman named Diana who claims to have been the former makeup artist of model Palmira Ruiz when she represented Mexico at the Miss Global 2020 pageant in her native Mexican state of Oaxaca.
Diana shared the controversial audios with the online gossip TV series ‘Chisme No like!’ (‘Gossip No like!’).
She claimed the person speaking in the recordings was Ruiz as she insulted other contestants at the pageant, singling out the representatives of the Dominican Republic and Colombia.
Referring to Miss Colombia, the person in the audios said: “Look at her evil b*tch face which according to her went viral, she is a f*cking a*shole. She is doing an interview with Univision, obviously she is sending her f*cking gays along to support her.”
She also accused the Dominican Republic candidate of publicly talking bad about her, saying: “I need someone to respond to that b*tch, that a*shole from [the Dominican] Republic, that black girl from the Dominican Republic. Speaking with Ramiro and dumping sh*t on me in that publication.”
She was even heard referring to people she worked with as “completely useless” and “good for nothing”, but it is unclear who she was referring to.
Local newspaper Milenio said locals and netizens were outraged by the comments and labelled the model racist and homophobic. (https://bit.ly/3tpzYJk)
Diana said she decided to release the audios because Ruiz exploited her, sometimes making her work for 16 hours a day, repeatedly humiliated her, and even failed to pay her some money.
There have been no reports on Ruiz issuing a statement on the matter.
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