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The New Miss USA Defended Gender Equality In The Military Because Women Are “Just As Tough As Men”

The 26-year-old turned the event that usually revolves around sparkly dresses, high heels, and beach-ready bikini bods (whatever that means) into a much more powerful feminist platform.

Lauren Holter | June 6, 2016 - 3:10 pm

Miss USA 2015 Olivia Jordan Did A Decent-ish Job Talking About Race

Last night, in steamy Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a nice girl named Olivia Jordan was crowned Miss USA. Before she got that tiara, however, she and her other contestants had to…

Megan Reynolds | July 13, 2015 - 11:40 am

Donald Trump To Have Loneliest Miss USA Pageant Ever This Year

No one wants to play his reindeer games.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 25, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Miss USA Transforms Into A Patriotic Robot For The Miss Universe Pageant

You’re probably wondering what you’re looking at right now. This is what Miss USA, Erin Brady, wore for the Miss Universe national costume competition, which took place on Sunday in…

Ami Angelowicz | November 6, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Miss Utah Sings The Wage Gap Answer That She Bombed At The Miss USA Pageant

After fumbling her answer at the Miss USA Pageant, Miss Utah Marissa Powell gotten a few chances to redeem herself. Her near-nonsense answer had to do with the gender wage…

Mary Odell | June 19, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Miss Utah Gives Lame Answer During Miss USA Pageant

It’s no big secret that the Miss USA Pageant isn’t exactly renowned for the intelligence of the contestants, but honestly there should be a level of acceptable coherence in the…

Mary Odell | June 17, 2013 - 12:20 pm

2nd Contestant Claims Miss USA Was Rigged

A second contestant confirms what Miss Pennsylvania Sheena Monnin first claimed: Miss Florida Karina Brez saw a list of the top five Miss USA finalists hours before the live telecast…

Newser | June 13, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Miss USA Contestant Quits Because Contest Is Rigged — Or Maybe She Doesn’t

Yesterday, Sheena Monnin, Miss Pennsylvania USA 2012, resigned from the Miss USA pageant system, claiming she discovered documents that proved that the Miss USA contest — which aired on June…

Julie Gerstein | June 6, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Miss USA Contestants Cover “Call Me Maybe”

“Call Me Maybe” is catchiest damn song of the summer, so it figures the Miss USA pageant did its very own cover. It is safe to say none of the…

Jessica Wakeman | June 4, 2012 - 11:20 am

Morning Quickies: Ex-Miss USA Rima Fakih Arrested For DUI

Former Miss USA Rima Fakih, 26, was arrested this weekend in Highland Park, Michigan, for drunk driving. Rima Fakih tweeted on Saturday “Let’s clear things up now … I’m…

Jessica Wakeman | December 5, 2011 - 9:40 am

I’m Ready For A Bald Miss USA

Miss Delaware, Kayla Martell, one of the ladies competing for the Miss America title this week, believes she has a leg up on her fellow competitors … her baldness. Suffering…

Ami Angelowicz | January 12, 2011 - 3:30 pm
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