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Dethroned Miss Delaware Files Lawsuit

Dethroned Miss Delaware Files Lawsuit

By Mike Fossum July 16, 2014

Former Miss Delaware Amanda Longacre is suing state pageant officials and the Miss America organization after being dethroned for being too old. Longacre turns 25 in October, and pageant rules state that contestants must be between the ages of 17 …

Miss Muslimah Gives Miss World A Run For Its Money Miss Muslimah Gives Miss World A Run For Its Money
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The Miss World pageant, like other beauty pageants, had drawn its fair share of criticisms from those that come from nearly all walks of life. Backlash against the immodesty, sexism, and other troubles likewise associated with the display. Some of …

Nina Davuluri, New Miss America, Takes High Road Nina Davuluri, New Miss America, Takes High Road

“I always viewed myself as first and foremost American,” says recently-crowned Miss America, Nina Davuluri, in an Associated Press interview. The New Yorker who won this year’s pageant has become a lightning rod for negative backlash because of her Indian …

Nina Davuluri, Miss New York, Wins Miss America Nina Davuluri, Miss New York, Wins Miss America
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Nina Davuluri, a 24 year old graduate of the University of Michigan, was crowned Miss America last night in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Davuluri was a finalist along with competitors from Oklahoma, Minnesota, California, and Florida. Davuluri was the first …

Miss America Contestants: New Location, New Audience Miss America Contestants: New Location, New Audience

The Miss America Pageant is back with a whole new lease on life. The girls are back in New Jersey this year, after a six-year stint in Las Vegas. Miss America’s popularity had slipped so far that the pageant wasn’t …

Theresa Vail: Miss Kansas Shows Tattoos Theresa Vail: Miss Kansas Shows Tattoos
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22-year-old, Theresa Vail, is a senior at Kansas State University. She is representing her state at this year’s Miss America pageant. What makes Vail different from all of the other contestants? She is the first to proudly display her tattoos …

Teresa Scanlan less shameless, more modest Teresa Scanlan less shameless, more modest
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Remember Miss America 2011, Teresa Scanlan? The beautiful blonde was strutting down the runway in a scantily clad bikini flaunting her youthful assets not so long ago. Well, now she is back, and she has donned a new Avatar. Teresa …

Miss Utah Flub: Miss South Carolina All Over Again? Miss Utah Flub: Miss South Carolina All Over Again?
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Miss Utah, Marissa Powell, is earning some headlines today after video of her flubbed, cringe-worthy answer during Miss USA questioning went viral this morning. Now, she’s earning comparisons to another pageant contestant, Miss South Carolina Teen USA, who gave a …

Miss America Pageant Returns to Atlantic City Miss America Pageant Returns to Atlantic City

New Jersey officials confirmed this week that the Miss America Pageant will be returning to Atlantic City. The pageant had been held in Atlantic City for its first 85 years, but was moved to Las Vegas in 2006. “We are …

Miss America: Autistic Contestant Is Also A Comedian Miss America: Autistic Contestant Is Also A Comedian
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The Miss America Pageant may have a lot of stigma attached to it these days, as tales of scandal and corruption from behind the scenes rock the title and pageants in general get a bad rap because of shows like …