Miss Swimsuit UK, 23, is stripped of her title after she posted ‘All Lives Matter’ in Facebook post and questioned whether George Floyd was innocent
- Miss Swimsuit UK 2019 was deleted from competition’s site after Facebook post
- Jasmine Archer-Jones, 23, wrote in a now deleted post: ‘ALL lives matter’
- She went on to state that she hadn’t seen evidence George Floyd was innocent
Miss Swimsuit UK has been stripped of her crown after posting an anti Black Lives Matter rant questioning whether George Floyd was innocent.
The 2019 swimsuit champion, Jasmine Archer-Jones, 23, from Chester, who moved to Texas shortly after winning the title, took to Facebook to share her view.
In a now deleted post made on June 3 she wrote: ‘This is ridiculous now. It HAS to STOP. ALL lives matter, if you look deeply into statistics, more UNARMED WHITE people DIED than BLACK last year’, reports The Sun.
She added: ‘Yes some people may say George Floyd died when he was innocent but I am yet to see hard evidence of this.
The 2019 swimsuit champion, Jasmine Archer-Jones, 23, from Chester, who moved to Texas shortly after winning the title, took to Facebook to share her view
Miss Swimsuit UK quickly de-crowned the fitness queen, deleting all traces of Miss Archer-Jones (pictured) from their website
‘There is video footage of him refusing to get out of his car which warrants for the police officers to use whatever means necessary to restrain the person.’
Miss Archer-Jones competing in a bikini
Miss Archer-Jones also suggested that Mr Floyd may have had drugs in his system at the time he was killed by a Minneapolis Police officer.
Mr Floyd was held down by the neck as he repeatedly told officers he couldn’t breathe on May 25.
Miss Swimsuit UK quickly de-crowned the fitness queen, deleting all traces of Miss Archer-Jones from their website.
A source told The Sun that Jasmine had ‘tried to sweep it [the post] under the carpet.
The source added that Miss Swimsuit UK quickly disassociated with Miss Archer-Jones as they support the Black Lives Matter campaign.
Explaining the importance of Miss Swimsuit UK contestants as role models the four-year-old competition states on its website: ‘The aim of Miss Swimsuit UK is to shape the beauty stars of tomorrow, meeting the demand among today’s social media generation for glamorous, accessible role models that they can aspire to and emulate.’
In a now deleted post made on June 3 she wrote: ‘This is ridiculous now. It HAS to STOP. ALL lives matter’
The competition winner is yet to address the controversy on her social media. Here Miss Archer Jones is pictured riding a quad bike while wearing camouflage
In the post Miss Archer-Jones wrote ‘Innocent people are dying because of the riots’ before asking ‘what for?’
The competition winner is yet to address the controversy on her social media.
MailOnline has contacted Miss Swimsuit UK and Miss Archer-Jones’ representatives for comment.