The pageant was held on 19 December amongst 29 entrants and noticed Amandine Petit representing the Normandy area achieve the crown, whereas April Benayoum from Provence was named the first runner-up. Benayoum’s second of glory, nonetheless, was shadowed by on-line harassment associated to her ethnic background.
The first runner-up of the Miss France 2021 magnificence pageant, April Benayoum, has confronted a deluge of on-line insults since revealing that her father was Israeli-Italian.
Following the revelation, web customers launched anti-Semitic assaults in opposition to the 21-year-old Miss Provence which had been seen and strongly condemned by a number of Jewish organisations.
The president of the Unified Jewish Social Fund (FSJU) applauded Benayoum’s braveness to disclose her ancestry.
Yvelines deputy Aurore Bergé described the anti-Semitic and anti-Zionist hatred in opposition to the mannequin as unbearable.
The contest came about on 19 December within the Pays de la Loire area of France. The winner of this 12 months’s contest was Amandine Petit from Normandy.