Marilu Henner, the 58-year-old American actress best known for her role in the sitcom 'Taxi', is among the seven judges who will decide the next 'Miss America', reports the Associated Press. Henner will join 'The View' host Joy Behar, country singer Mark Mills, and 'Desperate Housewives' creator MARC CHERRY on the panel.
The beauty pageant, now in its 90th year, will air live on the ABC network on January 15th 2010. Dancing With The Stars choreographer TONY DOVOLANI and shoe designer TARYN ROSE will also be on the panel for the ceremony, which takes place at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The judges line-up was revealed on yesterday's (8th December 2010) episode of 'The View' and CHRIS HARRISON and Brooke Burke were confirmed to be this year's hosts. Henner, a five-time Golden Globe nominee, and the rest of the panel will be expected to assess the 53 beauty queens in the categories of 'swimsuit', 'evening gown', 'talent' and 'interview'.
The triumphant 'beauty' will take the place of CARESSA CAMERON from Fredericksburg, who was crowned Miss America 2010 earlier this year.
Heather Mills has been accused of embellishing her claims she was abducted as a schoolgirl by the lawyer of her fellow kidnap victim.
In Mills' 2002 autobiography A SINGLE STEP, the former model claims she and her next door neighbour MARGARET AMBLER spent three days captive in her swimming coach's house in Tyne and Wear, northern England, 30 years ago (76), before being rescued by police.
Sir Paul McCartney's estranged wife, 38, also claimed the man committed suicide following the abduction.
However, Ambler's lawyer GRAHAM ATKINS said that while his client was sexually assaulted by the swimming coach, known as MR MORRIS, she and Mills were not subjected to the three-day ordeal.
Atkins says, "We sued Ms Mills over misuse of private information in her book. We took an action for a breach of privacy and she had to settle for payment of damages and legal costs.
"Heather Mills basically embellished the incident. There was no three-day kidnap; the guy didn't commit suicide.
"It was an extraordinary thing (for Ms Mills) to do."
Mills' father Mark Mills, 65, insists he has no recollection of his daughter's kidnap, saying, "I don't know why she would claim a thing like that."
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Ex-paratrooper Mark Mills, 64, who has not spoken to his daughter in three years, is furious at her cries of abuse against the former beatle - the same claims Heather makes against him in her autobiography, OUT ON A LIMB.
Mr Mills rages, "She can't tell fact from fiction. She wasn't telling the truth in the past about me hitting her. That was all lies.
"They were false allegations about me and she's doing the same thing now to him.
"The difference is that I can't defend myself whereas MCCartney can. I hope he really goes to town. Heather is mad. She's doing it for the money."
He adds, "I don't want to know her at the moment - although one day I hope we might be reconciled. She's my daughter but I can't believe what she is doing."
Sir Paul McCartney's estranged wife Heather Mills has been branded "greedy" and "nasty" by her own father over reports she's set to win millions from the former beatle in their divorce settlement.
Mark Mills, who has been estranged from his daughter for years after she accused him of abuse as a child, insists the former model should know her limits.
He says, "I've read he's offered her GBP25 million or so - she should take that and stop what she's doing. It's plenty.
"She's just being greedy. Just how much does she need?"
MCCartney and Mills announced their split in May (06). They have a two-year-old daughter, BEATRICE, together.
Heather Mills MCCARTNEY's father knew his daughter's marriage to Sir Paul McCartney wouldn't last - because they are both too stubborn. Mark Mills, 64, who has not seen Heather for three years following a falling out, believes the former model and ex-beatle valued their individual independence too much to make their high-profile union work. He says, "I told them ages ago they would not last. I predicted four years and look what has happened. "The problem is that Heather and Paul are both obstinate people and both of them need their independence. I think they may have clashed too much. "I love Heather very much and I'm sad for her because I know she loves Paul a lot."
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Heather Mills' father is begging for the pair to reunite for the sake of her newborn daughter BEATRICE, years after she accused him of abusing her as a child.
The wife of Sir Paul McCartney gave birth to Beatrice, named after her late mother, on Tuesday (28OCT03), prompting Mark Mills to made a desperate plea to Heather to put their problems behind them - because he wants to "play a part" in his granddaughter's life.
He says, "It's time to bury the hatchet. We haven't been in touch for so long - she doesn't reply to my letters. But I am so happy that she has had a baby and I hope it means that we can see each other again.
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