Ana Luisa Castro is dethroned !
Miss Mundo Brasil 2015 Ana Luisa Castro could be actually Mrs. Ana Luisa Castro Backer! Just hours after her crowning, it was found out that Ana Luisa is married to Belgian actor Tanguy Backer. Ana Luisa is second black woman to win the crown in the pageant’s long history.
Pageant organizer Henrique Fontes has reportedly given Ana Luisa two choices. One is to prove that the marriage is not valid in Brazil and thus she retains the crown and the second option is to give the crown up.
Catharina Choi Nunes will represent Brazil at Miss World 2015
This is not the first time that a beauty queen was found to be married. All of the Big4 Pageants, namely Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International and Miss Earth, requires that all of its contestants have not been married or has given birth to a child.
Ana Luisa Castro’s 1st runner-up, Catherine Choi Nunes, Miss Mundo Ilhabela, will represent Brazil at Miss World 2015 in China. Catherine was born and raised in São Paulo (Brazil). Her mother is Korean and her father is Half Spanish and Half Portuguese born in Brazil. She represented Korea at Miss Earth 2013 where she was crowned Miss Earth Fire.