Maison Sere, a 42 year old unemployed man beat five other contestants for the $500 Mr Ugly prize which took place on Friday, November 20, in Harare. However, a man named William Masvinu, a three-time Mr Ugly winner who walked off with a $100 second prize this year, protested strongly.
“The judges were not fair, the organisers must look for new judges to start the contest afresh. I did not lose today,” Masvinu (pictured above) said.
David Machowa, the show organiser said he created the pageant in 2012 to celebrate “beauty in ugliness”. The show was very successful, and I still have plans to host Mr Ugly world” he added