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Sun, 14 Jul 2013
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Pageant finalist admits defaming Miss Universe S'pore 2009 Rachel Kum
by Charlene Chua

Scandalous allegations continue to plague the Miss World Singapore (MWS) 2013 pageant.

On Wednesday, The New Paper reported on how finalist Vanessa Tan was accused online of being a free-lance prostitute.

Now, it has come to light that another finalist, Miss Teri Chua, is the same girl who defamed Miss Universe Singapore 2009 Rachel Kum three years ago.

STOMP reported in 2010 that Miss Chua, who went by the name Chua Sim Bian then, had to write an apology letter and pay $12,000 in settlement fees to Miss Kum for uploading saucy photographs of the beauty queen online.

The pictures were leaked after Miss Kum's win.

Although there was some pressure from the public to dethrone her, Miss Kum went on to represent Singapore at the international finals.

The incident soon blew over after Miss Chua was reportedly asked to pay Miss Kum $12,000 in legal fees in an out-of-court settlement.

According to the report, Miss Kum had also obtained a restraining order against Miss Chua.

The two women told TNP that they had signed a non-disclosure agreement which stated that they couldn't speak about this matter to anyone, including the press.

According to the apology letter, which Miss Kum's lawyer Abraham Vergis disclosed to TNP, Miss Chua confessed to posting defamatory comments about Miss Kum on various blogs, forums and websites.

Read the full story here.


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It came to light that Miss World finalist Miss Teri Chua is the same girl who defamed Miss Universe Singapore 2009 Rachel Kum three years ago.
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readers' comments
they say if u got big breast u got no brain... but she is an exception!
Posted by chaoahbeng on Tue, 16 Jul 2013 at 14:06 PM

In the ideal and perfect world of Miss Singapore XXX, nobody is a bit*** ... most of the time they're still young and have done the wrong things.
Posted by patfong00 on Mon, 15 Jul 2013 at 13:33 PM
So, who's the bit**???
Posted by BS_Biggie on Sun, 14 Jul 2013 at 20:30 PM


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