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This morning, former Miss Pennsylvania Sheena Monnin appeared on the Today show to tell her side of the Miss USA controversy.
On Monday, Miss Pennsylvania Sheena Monnin claimed that Miss USA 2012 was rigged and subsequently resigned. Monnin alleges that she and a fellow contestant knew the results before they were even announced. But that may not be the real reason why she left her position, and it looks like this scandal is even juicier than we’d imagined.
Sheena Monnin has resigned from the Miss Universe Organization and given up her crown. Why? She alleges that this year’s Miss USA competition was rigged.
What did you watch last night? The MTV Movie Awards? Mad Men? Girls? The Miss USA pageant? Well, if you missed that last one, we’ve got you covered.
Potheads rejoice: you just got a powerful ally in the crusade to make your smoking habit less illegal than it already is. The newly crowned Miss USA, 21-year-old Califorian Alyssa Campanella, said on live television she’s in favor of the herbal remedy, so long as it’s used only for medicinal purposes.
Beauty pageants are scandalous. We’re not talking that-contestant-posed-naked scandalous, we’re talking full-on-world-conflict scandalous. And the controversy swirling around last weekend’s Miss World pageant makes Miss Congeniality‘s premise seem small time.
It’s been less than 24 hours since Miss Michigan Rima Fakih won Sunday night’s Miss USA pageant and already there’s a scandal a-brewing. Detroit radio show Mojo In The Morning has posted photos of Fakih competing in their annual Stripper 101 contest in 2007 — which she also won.
Last night, Miss Michigan Rima Fakih made history as the first Arab American to be crowned Miss USA 2010. Now, we’ll be honest, we didn’t watch the pageant, but we did awake to find plenty of buzz surrounding Fakih and an alleged stumble over the train of her evening gown.