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Toby Chan Crowned 2010 Miss Hong Kong, Netizens Suspicious

Toby Chan, 2010 Miss Hong Kong

From QQ:

Toby Chan unexpectedly seizes the 2010 Miss Hong Kong crown, netizens suspect pageant was fixed

August 1 evening, the “2010 Miss Hong Kong” finals ended with #13 Toby Chan [Chen Tingxin] grabbing the crown. Prior to the competition, it was exposed that her travel agency boyfriend was a sponsor of the Miss Hong Kong pageant, with rumors that the winner was predetermined. Toby Chan, and with the final results conforming to the rumors, many netizens questioned whether TVB had ran a fixed competition. To this, Toby Chan disagrees: “I was very confident I would win, so it was not a surprise. I won on the average, winning because of performing well in multiple areas.”

Toby Chan wins 2010 Miss Hong Kong crown.Toby Chan wins 2010 Miss Hong Kong crown.

Toby Chan, Sammi Cheung, and Lisa Ch'ng

[Left to right: Sammi Cheung (2nd), Toby Chan (1st), and Lisa Ch’ng (3rd)]

Sammi Cheung, Toby Chan, Lisa Ch'ng, and Crystal Li.

Comments from QQ:

腾讯安康市网友:

Fuck! Eyes are opened, is this a beauty pageant or an ugly pageant? Go to any rural countryside strip club in mainland Chin and you can find more beautiful girls than this!

宁静的心:

How come all Miss Hong Kongs are so ugly? Who can figure this out?

腾讯网友:

Hong Kong was never a place that produced beauties, all the pretty ones arrived in Hong Kong from the mainland or overseas.
Now that beauties all head towards Shanghai and Beijing, there are even fewer going to Hong Kong, and the quality has naturally dropped year after year.

腾讯永州市网友:

[She, Toby Chan] is not bad, of the three winners, only Toby Chan is a little pretty, the runner-up and third place are hideous.

腾讯南宁市网友:

It’s said that these beauties have high characters, is it because their overall appearance is too poor, and they’re balancing it with an excuse? The so-called three winners truly look very average, even a little ugly!

腾讯郑州市网友:

If they say they are emphasizing substance [character, instead of only external beauty],
then I want to ask, did all the previous beauties not have substance?
Stop looking for excuses.
I think Miss Hong Kong has already almost reached its end.

腾讯济南市网友:

Beauty and intelligence? Please, don’t make us laugh. With their looks already such a mess, don’t take try to fool us with intelligence. Have you never come to the mainland before? Put your Miss Hong Kong on a mainland street, will there be anyone even give them a second glance? people will give them a glance. They would just be pedestrians. ABCD.

腾讯呼和浩特市网友:

So ugly, each year worse than the last one.

腾讯中山市网友:

Had we known it was going to be like this, we should have told Sister Feng to go participate, maybe she would have won.

腾讯廊坊市网友:

Heavens, if someone this ugly can be Miss Hong Kong, then I can run for Miss World. I might as well go give it a shot…

Sammi Cheung, Toby Chan, and Lisa Ch'ng.

Comments from Mop:

莲都农合行:

Have all of Hong Kong’s beauties died off? Even if Hong Kong’s handsome men and pretty women were all immigrants from the mainland, you still can’t just randomly take someone that looks like she’s used to sweep the streets to be Miss Hong Kong. Truly each generation is worse than the previous.

84730200:

I don’t know if its Hong Kong people’s sense of aesthetics being ahead of the times or having gotten worse!
Ai!!!

社会因文明而沉默:

Miss Hong Kong is no longer a combination of beauty and intelligence but rather about background and connections!

特殊关系调查员:

If we can support/foster Sister Feng, why can’t Hong Kong?

恶龙斗公主:

I’ve noticed that the [aesthetic] taste of Hong Kong’s rich and powerful is getting heavier and heavier [uglier].

很纠结的人:

Ah!!! I’m blinded!!!!!!!

Liu Zhu, Sister Feng, & Brother Zeng.

[Cross-dressing Superboy contestant Liu Zhu, Sister Feng, and Brother Zeng]

siete.hong:

Extremely ugly, a mess of ugly.

I still yearn for Maggie Cheung, Linda Chung, Anita Yuen, Charmaine Sheh…

snakeex:

The winner I don’t have an opinion about…[but] had #5 won, I swear I would never watch again.

Toby Chan, 2010 Miss Hong Kong winner.

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Fauna is a mysterious young Shanghainese girl who lives in the only place a Shanghainese person would ever want to live: Shanghai. In mid-2008, she started chinaSMACK to combine her hobby of browsing Chinese internet forums with her goal of improving her English. Through her tireless translation of popular Chinese internet news and phenomenon, her English has apparently gotten dramatically better. At least, reading and writing-wise. Unfortunately, she's still not confident enough to have written this bio, about herself, by herself.

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