A Nigerian lady, Sephora Iklaba, 19, who was crowned Miss. Helsinki on Friday is currently stirring up dust after news filtered out that she is a Nigerian.
Many furious Finns have taken to social media to disagreed with her win. According to a report on Barstool, Fans of the competition felt that Sephora, who is a Yoruba-Nigerian should not have been able to enter as she was not born in Finland while others felt she was not beautiful enough.
"Hundreds, who felt she lack the good looks to win, took to social media to voice their opinions.
One Facebook user wrote: “Political correctness won. She’s damn ugly and not even from Finland.” Another commented: “This is disgraceful and biased.” And a third added:
“It’s not that she’s black, it’s that she’s the least beautiful of all the entrants.”
Some of the reactions on Twitter were a bit less diplomatic: