Miss America Kira Kazantsev Was Expelled From Her Sorority For Hazing

  • Newly-crowned Miss America Kira Kazantsev was kicked out of her sorority in April 2013 for hazing pledges, an investigation by Jezebel has revealed. Kazantsev headed recruitment for Alpha Phi’s Hofstra University chapter when she and her best friend both got the boot for making the pledges’ lives “a living hell,” according to sources. The recruits were reportedly called names, made fun of for physical imperfections, and sustained bruises and exhaustion for the physical tasks they were made to do. Hofstra reps say they spent several months investigating the two women’s behavior before banning them from future sorority activities. In a statement, the Miss America organization said Kazantsev was upfront with them about her expulsion and urged the public to focus instead on her achievements. But the truth is out whether she likes it or not. Maybe she can use this as a platform to encourage young adults in Greek life not to engage in hazing.[Jezebel]
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