Mr Ugly pageant calls for entries

Mr Ugly pageant calls for entries
Published: 17 June 2019 (125 Views)
PREPARATIONS for this year's edition of Mr Ugly pageant are on course with organisers calling for entries. Unlike the previous editions, this year's Mr Ugly contest is unique in sense that the public will nominate potential winners from their communities and post them on Mr Ugly pageant social media pages.

"We are moving with the times; we have empowered the public to come up with their list of potential winners and post the details including face, name and place among other details on our social media pages.

"The pageant will then compile the top 15 who will then compete in the national finals set for September in Harare," the pageant director David "Apama Styles" Machowa said. The annual event is synonymous with one William Masvinu— the all-time winner of the pageant.

Last year, Masvinu retained the title but he did not last long as Mr Ugly as he was dethroned after he allegedly employed violence means in claiming his winnings. He was to get a beast for clinching the grand prize but organisers took long to deliver the beast a move that angered Masvinu. He was replaced by the first runner-up Fanuel Musekiwa as the Mr Ugly.

For Masvinu to contest in the forthcoming pageant, he has to apologise, according to organisers. Mr Ugly pageant hogged the showbiz limelight in 2015 following Masvinu's historic defeat to Mison Sere.

Masvinu refused to concede defeat; he violently accused the adjudicators of bias.

- dailynews

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