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Dethroned Miss Delaware Files Lawsuit

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 and 24. Apparently, the fine print reads somewhere that contestants have to still be 24 by the end of the …

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Nina Davuluri: Miss America Appeals To School To Reconsider Student’s Suspension

Reigning Miss America Nina Davuluri has urged a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider its decision to suspend an 18-year-old high school senior who asked her to be his prom date during a school assembly. According to The York Dispatch, the Indian-American beauty posted a message on the Miss America Organization’s official Facebook page saying that she reached out to the …

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Nina Davuluri Defends Suspended Student

On Thursday, April 17, Nina Davuluri, the current Miss America, visited Pennsylvania’s Central York High School to give a presentation. While she was presenting, Patrick Farves, 18, took the opportunity to ask Nina to attend his senior prom as his date, even though he had already been warned not to. Following his proposal, Farves was suspended from the school for …

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Miss America Prom: Teen’s Prom Invitation Gets Him Suspended

With prom season upon us, we keep hearing stories about teens inviting celebrities to the prom. Typical, right? Sometimes they get a “yes,” but mostly it’s a “no” or no response. Unfortunately for a high school student in York, Pennsylvania, not only did he not get an answer when he asked Miss America to the prom, he found himself facing …

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Miss America Prom Stunt Results in Suspension

Patrick Farves’ dream of attending the prom with Miss America Nina Davuluri won’t come true, but his actions have made national headlines. During an assembly at Central York High School in York, PA, the high school senior decided to ask out Davuluri as part of a joke, but it turned into something more serious: a suspension. Farves’ plan to ask …

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Miss World Muslimah Pageant Gives Miss World Pageant A Run For Its Money

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 the most vocal opponents have been those from the Muslim community, particularly the more conservative sects, who have labeled the …

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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 descent. “I’m so happy this organization has embraced diversity,” she says, rising above the outrage which has been expressed mostly …

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Nina Davuluri, Miss New York, Wins Miss America

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 New York of Indian descent earlier this year, and her victory last night makes her the first Miss America …

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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 even on network television between 2007 and 2009, but Miss America Organization CEO Sam Haskell says the six-hour TLC reality …

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Theresa Vail: Miss Kansas Shows Tattoos

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 during the pagaent. Even though she gave everyone a heads up, via her blog, that she would be making her …

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Teresa Scanlan: Blonde Miss America sheds Bikini, joins Christian School

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 is now officially a student at the devout and conservative Patrick Henry College. The tiny campus is proud of its …

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Miss Utah Flub: Miss South Carolina All Over Again?

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 drawn-out and mostly incomprehensible answer to her question in 2007. Powell was asked to give her opinion on the fact …

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