Race, age questions fuel Miss World Fiji fiasco

In this April 15, 2012 photo released by Imagine South Pacific, beauty contestant Torika Watters poses for a photo on a beach on Tavarua Island, Fiji. A beauty pageant in Fiji that has turned into a fiasco has sparked a debate in the island nation about race, age and ethics after Watters was replaced as winner of the Miss World Fiji pageant by fellow contestant Koini Vakaloloma. (AP Photo/Imagine South Pacific, Shiri Ram)

May 16, 2012 8:21:34 AM PDT
First came complaints that the winner of the Miss World Fiji pageant looked too Western to represent her country. Then her age came under scrutiny. And now, with the 16-year-old's crown lost, one of the judges says the contest was rigged from the start.

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