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Moms of Former Miss USA and Miss Teen USA Speak Up
After Miss USA, Miss Teen USA
Step Down, Moms Speak Up
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After Miss USA, Miss Teen USA Step Down, Moms Speak Up

Beauty queens are still bound by confidentiality agreements after abrupt resignations

(Newser) - After the abrupt resignation of Miss USA 2023 , followed quickly thereafter by the resignation of Miss Teen USA 2023 , the moms of both are speaking out on behalf of their daughters, who are bound contractually by confidentiality clauses. Current title holders from the 50 other state pageants expressed support for...

Miss USA Lets It Rip in Resignation Letter

She accuses CEO and President Laylah Rose of creating a toxic work environment

(Newser) - We no longer have to read between the lines to understand why Miss USA Noelia Voigt suddenly resigned this week . The first title holder in the pageant's history to voluntarily step down accuses Miss USA CEO and President Laylah Rose of disparaging her and ignoring a case of sexual...

Miss Teen USA Quits 2 Days After Miss USA

UmaSofia Srivastava cites 'personal values'

(Newser) - Something appears to be amiss in the world of beauty pageants. Miss Teen USA UmaSofia Srivastava announced her resignation on Wednesday, just two days after Noelia Voigt abruptly resigned as Miss USA, reports USA Today . In a statement posted on Instagram , the 11th-grader said she was stepping down after "...

A Big First in the Beauty Pageant Arena

After Miss Jamaica wins Miss World, black women now hold titles in all 5 major beauty pageants

(Newser) - This year was "historic" in the beauty pageant world, per the Washington Post , capped off by a win by Miss Jamaica Toni-Ann Singh in the Miss World contest Saturday. What Singh's victory means beyond her own event is that, for the first time ever, the titles of all...

3 Top Pageant Winners Have Something in Common

Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Miss America are all black

(Newser) - When Cheslie Kryst won the Miss USA crown , it marked more than a personal triumph: It meant that for the first time, three black women are the reigning Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, and Miss America, the AP reports. The North Carolina lawyer completed the historic triple Thursday with pageant...

Just-Crowned Miss Teen USA Sorry for Racial Slurs

Texas high school senior took to Twitter at 2am Sunday to do damage control

(Newser) - Miss Teen USA 2016 was supposed to take a step in the direction of feminism and equal rights as the contest ditched the swimsuits for athletic wear . But in the wee hours following the event that crowned Miss Texas Karlie Hay, the 18-year-old high school senior took to Twitter to...

Miss Teen USA Is Ditching Its Swimsuits

Athletic wear will replace swimwear at this year's pageant

(Newser) - Miss Teen USA is putting its money where its mouth is. After years of claiming the swimsuit portion of the competition was meant to put women's athleticism on display, USA Today reports the pageant is finally doing away with swimsuits altogether. Instead, contestants will appear in athletic wear or...

Miss Teen USA Tangled in 'Sextortion' Case

Suspect charged with extortion, hacked up to 40 computers: police

(Newser) - A 19-year-old man was charged yesterday with hacking webcams at the home of Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf and other women to extort nude photos and videos from them, with authorities contending he forced several women to strip. Jared James Abrahams of Temecula surrendered to FBI agents to face an...

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