Beauty queen Kathy Zhu – a vocal conservative Trump supporter who won the title of Miss Michigan – has been banned from further competitions and stripped of her title by Miss World America.
According to Zhu, who goes by the Twitter handle Political Kathy on the social media platform, she was punished for “insensitive tweets”, the first of which was one Kathy posted on Twitter after she refused to wear a. hijab on “World Hijab Day.”
The second tweet that got Kathy kicked out of the Miss World competition and her crown taken away was one where she shared the fact that most black deaths by crime are caused by other black people.
An email that the Miss World America organization sent to Kathy said that the tweets violated their of “being of good character and whose background is not likely to bring into disrepute Miss World America.”
Kathy shared this email and texts that members of Miss World America sent to her on Twitter:
News of Kathy's banishment from Miss World America is going viral on Twitter, with fellow patriots sharing their support of her, despite her crown being taken away over her conservative values.
Check out how Twitter is reacting:
In response to Miss World America's order that Kathy should immediately delete all photos of her wearing the Miss Michigan crown from her social media, this Twitter user brilliantly re-posted them on his own account so they could never be truly gone:
Fellow beauty queen and Christ-follower Antonia Okafor shared her support for Kathy Zhu:
Another Twitter user told the truth about the "disreputable character" Miss World USA accused Kathy Zhu of:
Even actual Muslims see a problem with Miss America World taking issue with Zhu's refusal to wear a hijab:
Kathy herself has responded to the support she had received over Miss World America's unfair treatment of her:
ABC News has more details on why Kathy's crown was stripped from her:
A Michigan beauty queen was stripped of her title over comments she made on social media about Muslim women and black people, she said.
Executives with Miss World America told Kathy Zhu, the Miss Michigan 2019 winner, that her “offensive, insensitive and inappropriate” posts on social media were in violation of the organization’s rules and conditions, according to email screenshots posted by Zhu on Thursday.
“Therefore, and effective immediately, MWA does not recognize you as a participant of any sort or in any capacity as it relates to any and all events of MWA,” the email read.
One of the Twitter posts in question read, “Did you know that the majority of black deaths are caused by other blacks? Fix problems within your own community first before blaming others.”
The other read,” There is a ‘try a hijab on’ booth at my college campus. So you’re telling me that it’s now just a fashion accessory and not a religious thing? Or are you just trying to get women used to being oppressed under Islam?”
Detriot Free Press also said:
A Michigan pageant contestant and fan of President Donald Trump was stripped of her title for what she calls discrimination against her conservative political views.
Kathy Zhu, a University of Michigan student, was dismissed Thursday as a Miss World America pageant participant when the organization described the content of her social media as "offensive, insensitive and inappropriate." according to a letter from the pageant that she posted on her Twitter account.
"I have seen this happen before," Zhu told the Free Press on Thursday. "It is just not okay to be prejudiced against people who just have a different political view as you.”
What do you think of Miss America World's decision?
Do you agree with this Twitter user, who has dubbed Kathy "Miss MAGA?"