This story is almost too good to be true: During this year’s Miss Puerto Rico pageant, Ingrid Marie Rivera managed to win, despite having her gown and make-up spiked with pepper spray.
Though composed onstage, Marie had to run backstage and strip off her clothes to apply ice bags to her face and body as she swelled up and broke out in hives twice during the competition.
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Due to a bomb threat, officials had already postponed the last day of the pageant to ensure everyone’s safety.
Who knew the world of beauty could be so deadly?