Donald Trump - Donald Trump And Miss Universe Bosses Sue Beauty Queen

Property tycoon-turned-reality TV star Donald Trump has carried out his threat to sue an ex-Miss Usa contestant who challenged the validity of the beauty pageant earlier this week (beg04Jun12).
Sheena Monnin stepped down as Miss Pennsylvania and went public with claims last Sunday's (03Jun12) beauty contest was fixed, alleging a fellow contestant had told her of the existence of a top five list long before judges voted.
Trump, who owns the Miss Usa parent organisation Miss Universe, threatened to sue Monnin if she didn't retract her remarks and apologise, but the defiant former beauty queen refused and appeared on TV on Friday (08Jun12), insisting she was seeking out the truth.
Now, lawyers representing Trump and the Miss Universe Organization have filed for defamation in a private court.
Tmz.com reports the lawyers are asking for "significant damages".


Contactmusic

Tags: Donald Trump

Advertisement

More Donald Trump

Meet Nia Sanchez: The New Miss USA, Who Can Kick Ass In An Evening Gown! [Pictures]

Meet Nia Sanchez, the Tae Kwon Do black belt and former real life Disney princess who’s just beaten 50 other hopefuls to be crowned Nevada's...

Kim Novak Finally Hits Back At Bullies After Oscars Abuse

Kim Novak may have starred in Vertigo, one of the greatest movies all time, but that hasn’t left her exempt from a bit of Hollywood...

Potts, Kettles And Twitter Meltdowns: Kim Novak's Oscar Appearance Triggers Chain Reaction

One of the uglier stories that emerged out of Sunday night’s Oscars was about the thousands of Twitter users, commenting on Kim Novak’s appearance –...

Donald Trump Greets Fans And Photographers Outside 'Letterman'

Entrepreneur Donald Trump waves at photographers and fans on leaving the New York studios where he appeared on 'The Late Show with David Letterman'.Trump recently...

Advertisement

Dad Saves Ivanka Trump The Trouble Of Announcing Baby News

You can always trust dad to steal your thunder on your big day! Ivanka Trump is beaten to the punch as father Donald unveils baby...

Simon Cowell & Howard Stern Are TV's Biggest Earners According To Latest Polls

What do Simon Cowell and Howard Stern both have in common? They're both dirty, stinking rich; that's what and according to the latest figures, they're...

Meet The Trumps: Ivanka Trump Expecting Second Child

The Trump family is expecting. Whether you deem that to be a good, or a potentially scary proposition, it's happening. Ivanka Trump is expecting her...

Ivanka Trump Expecting Child No.2 With Owner of New York Observer

Ivanka Trump is expecting her second child with husband Jared Kushner, owner of the New York Observer. The new addition will join the couple's 20-month...

Advertisement

Comments

Donald Trump Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Donald Trump

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All