After Indian-origin Miss Teen USA resigns, runner-up turns down the title

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After Indian-origin Miss Teen USA resigns, runner-up turns down the title

After the resignation of Miss Teen USA of Indian descent, UmaSofia Srivastava, last week, Stephanie Skinner, the runner-up, also turned down the crown. given an Instagram post, Skinner gave her reasoning for the choice, claiming that, given the context of the last few days, it was the "right decision."

In the second week of May, Miss Teen USA UmaSofia Srivastava and Miss USA Noelia Voigt gave up their titles, shocking the pageantry world with their twin resignations.

It "wasn't an easy decision," according to Skinner. She continued by saying that although she doesn't fully comprehend the motivations behind Voigt and Srivastava's decisions to abdicate their thrones, she will always "support" and advocate for "female empowerment."

Miss Teen New York declared that she understands "what it means to serve in the best interest of others" and is appreciative of the chance she was given. In addition, Skinner disclosed that she has "committed to a global research career opportunity in Thailand," meaning she would have to spend the summer living overseas.

On May 6, Voigt announced her resignation, citing her "mental well-being." Two days later, Srivastava abdicated the throne, stating that her personal principles "no longer fully align" with those of the company.

On Skinner's post, wherein she declared her intention to "decline" the title, both of them posted comments. "I have loved and admired you ever since I met you," Voigt remarked. No matter where you travel, you never stop being an amazing role model. glad for you. She also left a white emoticon of a heart next to it. It is such a pleasure to have you as a friend. Srivastava said, "You never cease to amaze me with your commitment and honesty."