Miss France: the beauty pageant winner with a 'woke' haircut

Eve Gilles subjected to 'hostile' online criticism after judges' decision

Eve Gilles, Miss France
Eve Gilles is the first winner in the pageant's 103-year history to have short hair
(Image credit: ARNAUD FINISTRE/AFP via Getty Images))

The judges of this year's Miss France beauty contest have sparked a row after being accused of choosing a "woke" winner.

Eve Gilles, 20, representing France's northernmost region of Nord-Pas-de-Calais, won the competition in Dijon last Saturday and became the "first contestant with a pixie cut to claim the crown", said The Telegraph.

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