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Miss Colorado, Kelley Johnson, Defends Nurse Monologue On ‘The Ellen Degeneres Show’

Kelley Johnson, the Miss America contestant representing Colorado, has made headlines this week for her very different approach to the pageant’s talent contest. Johnson decided not to sing or dance, as is traditional, but performed...

Vanessa Williams Finally Receives An Apology From Miss America Pageant

Vanessa Williams returned to the Miss America pageant on Sunday (September 14th) as a guest judge, over 30 years after she resigned her crown following the publication of nude photographs in Penthouse magazine. At the...

Miss America Officials Sorry For Stripping Vanessa Williams Of Title

The Ugly Betty actress made history in 1983 when she became the first African-American to be crowned Miss America, but she was forced to quit the role 10 months later when nude photographs...

Vanessa Williams Returns To Miss America After Nude Photo Scandal

The Ugly Betty actress made history in 1983 when she became the first African-American to be crowned Miss America, but she resigned from the role 10 months later when nude photographs taken before...

Zendaya Coleman Chosen As Miss America Judge

The Disney star is one of seven celebrity panellists who will decide the winner from 52 women representing their home states and territories. Coleman, 18, says in a statement, "It's great to...

Country Star Brett Eldredge Named As Miss America Judge

The Don't Ya hitmaker will be one of seven celebrity panellists who will decide the winner from 52 women representing their home states and territories. Eldredge tells People.com, "I get to judge...

Miss World Organisation Decides To End Swimsuit Round Of 63 Year Old Competition

The Miss World competition will no longer feature a swimsuit competition, the organisation announced on Thursday (18th December).Megan Young was crowned 2013's Miss World, photographed here at the 2014 competition in London.Read More: Miss Philippines...

Nina Davulury On The Why, What And What Now Of Being Miss America

Nina Davuluri – Miss New York and now, Miss America 2013, hasn’t let hate-filled and racist comments about her victory ruin her moment. In fact, the American beauty says for the New York Daily News...

Miss America Pageant Winner Expected Race Hate Backlash

The winner of 2013 Miss America was the second consectutive New Yorker to win but she is the first Indian-American to be crowned the beauty pageant winner.Nina Davuluri was born in Syracuse, New York and...

New Miss America: 'I Will Rise Above Racist Controversy'

Beauty queen Nina Davuluri is refusing to pay attention to racist comments about her Indian heritage after she was crowned the new Miss America at the weekend, insisting she will "rise above" the controversy.The reigning...

Indian-american Nina Davuluri Is Miss America 2014, And America Is Angry

Miss New York, the Indian-American model Nina Davuluri won the Miss America 2014 pageant on Sunday (September 15, 2013). The field was narrowed down to Davuluri - the second Miss New York winner in successive...

Sgt. Theresa Vail Breaks Miss America Stereotypes With Tattoos And Military Experience

Tattoos, archery skills and a career in the military – doesn’t sound like your typical beauty pageant contestant. And yet there Sgt. Theresa Vail is, or at least she will be, in the Miss America...

Miss New York Mallory Hagan Wins Miss America 2013

Miss America has been and gone already and this year’s winner is none other than Brooklyn beauty Mallory Hagan.The 23-year-old Miss New York appeared completely shocked to be crowned at last night’s (January 12) show,...

Put Your Best Side Forward: Miss America Preliminaries Get Under Way (Pictures)

Miss District Of Coumbia struts her stuff at the Miss America PreliminariesWe're pretty sure most people who've clicked onto this story have no interest in these words whatsoever, so off you go, have a good...

Heather Mills Sued By Hairdresser

Heather Mills is being sued for $80,000 by her former hairdresser.David Miramontes, who works under the name David Paul, filed a suit in Los Angeles superior court yesterday (18.10.11) in which he stated he worked...

Miss America 2011 Talks Benefits Of Marijuana

Miss America 2011 says she is a "huge science geek" and enjoys historical documentaries and dramas, reports Cbs News. Alyssa Campanella, who was crowned Miss America during Sunday's ceremony, says evolution should be taught in...

Spanish-language Beauty Pageant Rivals English-language Ones

A reality beauty pageant airing weekly on Spanish-language Univision attracted nearly six million viewers Sunday -- on par with the number of U.S. viewers who tuned in to the recent Miss America and Miss Universe...

Miss America Gets Real

The MISS AMERICA pageant is set to become a seven-episode reality show in an effort to boost TV ratings. For the first time in the competition's 85-year history viewers will vote for the contestants based...

Miss America Is A Hit On Cmt

MISS AMERICA is breaking records again after the pageant lured 3.1 million viewers to US cable network CMT on Saturday (21JAN06) - the most-watched telecast in the country music station's history. The live pageant...

Oklahoma Teacher Wins Miss America Crown

Oklahoma beauty JENNIFER BERRY was crowned MISS AMERICA in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Saturday night (21JAN06). MISS GEORGIA MONICA PAYNE and MISS ALABAMA ALEXA JONES were named runners-up in the pageant, which was hosted...

Dead Housewives Star To Judge Miss America

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES' `dead' star BRENDA YOUNG is set to come back to life as one of the judges at the upcoming MISS AMERICA pageant. Young, who plays MARY ALICE YOUNG, on the hit show...

Miss America Heads For Vegas

The annual MISS AMERICA pageant is set to be staged in Las Vegas for the first time in its 85-year history. The beauty queen show has been staged in Atlantic City, New Jersey since...

Trump Eyes Miss America

DONALD TRUMP is eyeing the MISS AMERICA pageant as his next investment. The property tycoon, who already owns the MISS UNIVERSE and MISS USA pageants, has approached the MISS AMERICAN ORGANIZATION about buying the...

Williams Slams New Oscars Rule

ROBIN WILLIAMS has slammed OSCAR organisers for introducing a new ceremony rule that involves having all category nominees onstage as the winner is announced - because it will be like an awkward beauty pageant....

Miss America Dropped From Network

Bosses of beauty contest MISS AMERICA are scrambling to find it a new home, after a TV network dropped it. ABC, which had carried the annual telecast since 1997 with a series of one-year...

Miss America Axes Talent Competition

The MISS AMERICA pageant is pulling the plug on its talent competition this year (04) - in a move by TV network ABC to trim the telecast to two hours. The annual beauty contest...

Serena To Play Ball On The Catwalk

Tennis star SERENA WILLIAMS has her heart setting on becoming a fashion designer after she retires from the court. The leggy sportswoman, 22, has already studied fashion at college and wants to convert her...

Farrah Franklin Wants To Play Vanessa Williams

Former DESTINY'S CHILD member FARRAH FRANKLIN has hatched a new plan for career success - she wants to take on the starring role in a VANESSA WILLIAMS biopic. Franklin, who joined and quickly left...

Mandy Moore Demands A Bottom Double

Prim-and-proper singer MANDY MOORE insisted on having a bottom double in her new movie CHASING LIBERTY because she didn't want fans to see her naked on the big screen. The 19-year-old pop star-turned-actress froze...

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