Dropping like flies: Miss Thailand Universe contestant accused of prostitute past

Drug abuse, checkered pasts, nasty comments. Maybe it’s time we adjust our expectations or just accept that few women can live up to society’s beauty-pageant standards.

Yet another surprising, creepy disclosure about a beauty contestant’s past has emerged today and is likely to affect the high-stakes outcome of one of the country’s highest-profile pageants.

Sunannika “Nampetch” Kritsanasuwan, Miss Universe Thailand’s recent second runner-up, is facing a call to step down after a series of raunchy photos purporting to be her hit the internet, along with an anonymous accusation that she worked as a prostitute.

The photos were posted last night online by an anonymous user who claimed to have been Nampetch’s pimp and said the 21-year-old worked for her under a variety of names.

In the images, a woman is shown posing sexually inside a vehicle. She is clothed and alone in most of the images.

The account used to post them was created last month.

Whether real or just a nasty accusation, the photos will likely cement the chance of first-runner up Pimbongkod “Ellie” Chankaew to take the crown after Weluree “Fai” Ditsayabut gave it up Monday. Fai, 22, was criticized for wishing death on a political group and a perception she was “too fat.”

The Miss Universe committee has yet to decide which of the runner-ups will represent Thailand at the international competition.

Warning: While the photographs are not explicit, they do contain some rough language.



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