Kristhielee Caride: Why Was Miss Universe Puerto Rico Stripped of Her Crown?

Kristhielee Caride was Puerto Rico’s representative in the upcoming 2016 Miss Universe Pageant, but on Thursday the beauty queen was stripped of her crown. Puerto Rico’s Miss Universe 2016 Kristhielee Caride has been stripped of her crown. Find out why:…

Joy Behar, Michelle Collins Cause Controversy for ‘The View’ by Berating Miss Colorado, Advertisers Pulling Out

Joy Behar and her cohost Michelle Collins caused a huge controversy for The View when they poked berated Miss Colorado Kelley Johnson’s choice of talent performance in the Miss America Pageant. Johnson came on stage wearing scrubs, with a stethoscope…

Miss Georgia, Betty Cantrell, Crowned Miss America After Answering ‘Deflategate’ Question

Miss Georgia, Betty Cantrell, was crowned Miss America on Sunday night, but not before she was asked a question about the recent New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s recent debacle–better known as “Deflategate.” Before receiving her crown, Miss Georgia not…

Brooke Burke-Charvet Signs On To Host Miss America Pageant Despite Controversy

Brooke Burke-Charvet has reportedly signed on to host the Miss America pageant this year despite the controversy that seems to follow such events, saying it is “impressive” and “inspiring” to meet the women involved. Burke-Charvet will take on hosting duties…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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, 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

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

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: 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…

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…

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

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…