Miss Universe 2011: "Jennifer Hawkins had plastic surgery" says Scherri-Lee Biggs

“The former Miss Universe had plastic surgery”: Beauty queen sparks row ahead of contest

8:29 PM on 24th August 2011

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Jennifer Hawkins crowned Miss Universe in 2004 (left) and on a photoshoot in 2011 (right) has been accused of having cosmetic surgery to enhance her appearance by this year”s Miss Australia, Scherri-Lee Biggs

Hot topic: Australia

Hot topic: Australia”s Miss Universe contestant Scherri-Lee Biggs has criticized her predecessor Jennifer Hawkins over plastic surgery

The European contenders: Miss France Laury Thilleman (left) poses in a silver bikini to show off her talents Miss Ireland Aoife Hannon poses in a green two piece to represent her country

Showdown: Sherri-Lee will battle it out against 88 other contenders for the Miss Universe crown including Miss France Laury Thilleman (left) and Miss Ireland Aoife Hannon (right)