The girls behind the Miss Malaysia World controversy


Out of the running: The four Muslim contestants who were dropped as finalists of the Miss Malaysia World Contest 2013 include (from left) Meira Sheikh, Wafa Johanna De Korte, Sara Amelia Bernard and Kathrina Ridzuan.

PETALING JAYA: The four Muslim contestants who were disqualified from the Miss Malaysia World pageant have been subject to media scrutiny after their dropping due to the ruling that states Muslim girls are not allowed to compete in beauty pageants.

The Star Online spoke to three of the four girls who told us they joined the competition to give them a chance to show Malaysia who they are and why they are proud to be Malaysians.

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