Just a day after winning the Miss Turkey crown on Thursday, Itir Esen had it taken away because of a tweet she published during last year’s failed coup. Photo: AP
Just a day after winning the Miss Turkey crown on Thursday, Itir Esen had it taken away because of a tweet she published during last year’s failed coup. Photo: AP

Beauty queen loses Miss Turkey crown over contentious coup tweet

The comment, published by Itir Esen, compared the bloodshed in her menstrual cycle with that of the 249 people who lost their lives during the conflict