Recently, a forum specializing in updating information on the sidelines of Misses shared pictures of Miss Dang Thu Thao. Notably, this page also recalls that she twice refused to participate in Miss World in 2013, 2014. It is known that Dang Thu Thao is also the only Western beauty to be crowned Miss Vietnam.
Specifically, according to the usual route of the contest, after being crowned Miss Vietnam in 2012, Dang Thu Thao will represent Vietnamese beauty in the Miss World contest in 2013. However, at that time, she said that she wanted to improve her foreign language skills, as well as complete her college studies at Tay Do University. It is worth mentioning that in 2014, she was once again offered to compete in Miss World, but the beauty continued to refuse and gave reasons for fear of affecting her studies.
Regarding this case, Mr. Le Xuan Son – Editor-in-Chief of Tien Phong newspaper at that time – said that the unit that holds the copyright to send candidates to international exams had repeatedly asked him to influence and persuade Dang Thu Thao, but In the end, she decided to keep her point of view.
According to Mr. Son, most of the Misses and runner-ups in Vietnam will receive invitations to participate in prestigious international competitions, but whether to go or not depends on the wishes and circumstances of each person, not forcing them to participate. tie.
Dang Thu Thao also confirmed to Dan Tri about this: “Just like the sharing from the representative of the Miss Vietnam organizers, Thao is giving priority to her current studies. Because Thao is preparing to complete her studies. In addition, Thao also plans to study abroad in the future, so Thao is trying her best to focus on cultivating her knowledge.
However, in the immediate future, Thao needs to graduate from university and within at least 2 years, her plan to study abroad can be implemented. That’s why Thao wants to take advantage of this 2-year period to participate in many social activities, especially the charity funds that Thao is taking on the role of ambassador.”
As soon as it was shared again, this information once again caused a controversy. Accordingly, many people believe that she participated and accepted to become Miss but deprived of the opportunity and responsibility to represent Vietnam to fight in the international beauty arena. However, there were still many people who expressed sympathy, saying that at that time Miss had the right to decide, so it was not wrong for her to refuse.
“If you don’t like it, don’t accept the invitation. You live for yourself, not for the world’s tongue.”
“Wow, isn’t it the responsibility to pass Miss Vietnam to take the international exam? It seems like everyone has passed the exam before.”
“A poor country girl. At that time, if you wanted to improve your English, you would have to go to the city to learn more to have enough knowledge, it’s okay if you didn’t take the international exam. Besides, back then, the company that held the copyright didn’t force her to take the international exam. so please don’t be too mean.”
“If you keep a good image, it’s enough to make your crown brighter,” some netizens commented.
Not only Dang Thu Thao, Miss Ngoc Han also refused to participate in the international contest when she refused in two consecutive years in 2010, 2011. Instead of her participating were 1st runner-up Hoang My and runner-up Thuy Vy. Miss World Vietnamese 2010. At that time, like Thu Thao, Ngoc Han gave the reason because she wanted to continue her studies in fashion design, had a tight schedule of social activities, etc., so she did not participate in the contest. exam.
However, at present, both Dang Thu Thao and Ngoc Han are two Misses who win a lot of sympathy in the eyes of fans because they rarely get into scandals and fulfill the responsibility of a Miss in the country.