Breaking news now coming to Bahamas Press now confirm that more controversy is spewing out of the Miss Bahamas beauty pageant committee. We’ve just learned that Ife Bethel- Sears, Miss Earth Bahamas and first runner up of the pageant, has relinquished her crown. Bethel-Sears released a press statement to members of the public confirming her decision.
Kiara Sherman was crowned Miss Bahamas Universe 2009 under the theme “A Taste of the Bahamas Through Elegance” at the Nassau Wyndham Resorts, Rain Forest Theatre on Sunday, May 25th.
The pageant has suffered suspicion in its judging system, where some judges argued against the winner of the event. Bethel-Sears is the daughter of the former Minister of Education and Attorney General of the Bahamas Alfred Sears.