Vanessa Williams became the first black woman to win the Miss America title in Last week, for the first time, black women wore the crowns of all three major pageants simultaneously. The three wins have become a powerful symbol of how much American views on beauty have evolved from a past marred by racism and gender stereotypes, even as black women leaders are still severely underrepresented in other fields, like corporate America or in Congress.
Donald Trump deliberately walked in on two young Miss USA contestants while they were naked and getting dressed for a rehearsal, one of the former beauty contestants has claimed in an interview with the Guardian. The two women were putting on their outfits to rehearse the opening number, the former contestant recalled, when Trump, who owned the pageant at the time as part of the Miss Universe family of pageants, burst into the room without a word. Just before he entered, the former contestant said, she heard the security detail outside the dressing room tell someone approaching the door that the women inside were naked.
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Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. And the crown goes to Miss New York Nia Franklin. She edged out her 50 fellow competitors Sunday night in Atlantic City.
A fifth Miss Teen USA pageant contestant came forward Wednesday night to say that like four others who have spoken to BuzzFeed News, she recalled Donald Trump entering the group dressing room while teenagers were changing their clothes during the pageant. But he appeared to be talking about adult contestants. Trump smiling.
So this happened last night Garris, a Connecticut high school senior, was crowned Sunday and plans to attend college to pursue her dreams of becoming a nurse. Franklin, who won her competition in Septemberis a classically trained opera singer who represented New York in the pageant.
The Miss Teen USA pageant has announced that it will be removing the swimsuit portion of the competition. The high-profile beauty contest, which features competitors agedsaid in a statement that it would replace the bikini section with athletic wear. The move has been welcomed by former pageant competitors, who noted that it corresponds with the rise of athleisure in fashion.
FOUR women have accused Donald Trump of sexual assault as new footage shows him making his creepiest comments yet — about a year-old girl. Could this be the end? Donald J.
She was to compete in the Miss USA pageant, but was dethroned in December following the release of sexually charged pictures of her taken at a Florida nightclub three years prior. She was crowned by outgoing titleholder Lauren Scyphers. On December 20,allegations of Rees exhibiting lewd behaviour in a Florida nightclub, three years prior while away at college, were made, and several photographs of Rees, kissing other women, and simulating sexual acts were released to the media.