Drug bust blamed on beauty pageant rivalry

  • 1999-02-18
  • Daniel Silva
RIGA - Rivalry in the crowded Latvian beauty pageant business led to the arrest of Miss Teenager pageant organizer and Latvian Models Association President Daira Silava on drug smuggling charges, according to Mini Miss pageant director Juris Millers.Millers believes Silava was set up, and he added similar slander attempts have been aimed at himself and at the chief organizer of the Mrs. Latvia pageant, Ainars Eisaks."The attempt to push Silava out of Latvian show business has been successful," he said. "We were four in Latvian show business, now there are only three of us left."There are fo...
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