OPINION: In the year of #MeToo it’s time for the French to switch off Miss France

OPINION: In the year of #MeToo it’s time for the French to switch off Miss France

Calling Miss France "corny" and "sexist" isn't enough. It's time to get rid altogether, argues The Local's Evie Burrows-Taylor.

Miss France contest ridiculed for dedicating beauty pageant to women’s rights

Miss France contest ridiculed for dedicating beauty pageant to women’s rights

Miss France takes home Miss Universe title

Miss France takes home Miss Universe title

Miss France: Are we really still doing this?

Miss France: Are we really still doing this?

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Topless pics dash another French beauty queen’s hopes

‘Sexist, corny…’ but the French love Miss France

‘Sexist, corny…’ but the French love Miss France

Topless pic sees French beauty queen dethroned

Topless pic sees French beauty queen dethroned

Miss France: Why 8.5 million French tuned in

Miss France: Why 8.5 million French tuned in

Take the Miss France general knowledge quiz

Take the Miss France general knowledge quiz

New Miss France proud of ‘mixed’ country

New Miss France proud of ‘mixed’ country

Miss France: the ageless queen of kitsch

Miss France: the ageless queen of kitsch

French movie star Delon in Miss France bust-up

French movie star Delon in Miss France bust-up

Beauty queen stripped of crown over raunchy pics

Beauty queen stripped of crown over raunchy pics

Appeal as French beauty contestant goes missing

Appeal as French beauty contestant goes missing

French beauty queens in struggle for jobs

French beauty queens in struggle for jobs

Miss France slammed for being ‘white as snow’

Miss France slammed for being ‘white as snow’

Miss France quiz asks ‘Who’s Prime Minister?’

Miss France quiz asks ‘Who’s Prime Minister?’

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Two ‘Miss France’ winners amid battle over contest

Brest falls out over Miss France contest

Brest falls out over Miss France contest

First Miss Black France causes controversy

First Miss Black France causes controversy