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Cut new Miss World Kenya some slack

By Bill Odunga | July 22nd 2013 at 00:00:00 GMT +0300

By Bill Odunga

So she is skinny. She looks unpalatable to the African eye; some even claim that she looks sick. Her teeth are spilling just a little bit from her mouth. Ouch!

Okay, it is true; she is not the perfect image of a wet dream! But these people who keep on throwing jabs at the newly crowned Miss World Kenya should first of all look into a mirror, and justify themselves as worthy of cutting Miss Wangui under her feet. You know, slugs are not allowed to throw salt.

In any case, those of you who claim that Miss Wangui does not fit the bill to strut on the world runway in Indonesia next year, what exactly do you know about what it takes to be Miss World? Shut up!

The social media platforms have been awash, lately, with criticism of the newly crowned Miss world Kenya. The lady, 23 and a linguist from the German School, did not know a fortunes was in store for her when she escorted her sister to the auditions. She did not even think that she could be Miss World Kenya, until she was convinced by people to audition, only to come out ahead of the rest.

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So while some jealous tweepeople and Facebookers engage in an online outrage about her choice, she is sitting pretty at home with a whopping one million shillings, an upcoming fully paid trip to Indonesia for the world contest, and a year’s subscription at Ashleys.

One thing I realised is that most of the haters were fellow women; women hiding behind the cover of celebrity photos as their avis and profile pictures. That thing about women being their own worst enemies holds a poop-load of water.

I would excuse the handful of men complaining about her depraved pulchritude. They are men; most of them do not know the first thing about the difference between a beauty pageant and a fashion show.

But ladies! You should know that to win the Miss World title, a fair face will only take you so far. Character, accomplishments and talent are also required in that bag of tricks. Otherwise, how else could you explain the triumph of the China’s candidate over all those South American swans?


To dab Wangui an ugly duckling would be an exaggeration. She is alright. Last year we sent a sinfully gorgeous temptress with more aesthetic blessings than should be humanly permissible; but where did that leave us? ww


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