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Winning Miss USA is potentially the peak of any beauty queen's career. It's no shock that getting crowned would cause an emotional reaction of joy, shock, and even tears. Luckily for us, there's usually a camera around to capture the thrilling moment.
Who would have thought that ina local "bathing beauty" competition spearheaded by Catalina Swimwear in Long Beach, CA would transformed into an international annual tradition with countless young women around the world vying to become apart of Miss Universe history? As hundreds of millions of fans have watched around the globe, the homegrown contest has evolved into a powerful, year-round, international organization that advances and supports opportunities for these young women. These women are savvy, goal-oriented and aware.
Emily Shugerman. Miss Teen USA seemed to be on a public relations roll this year. The competition even reshaped its image by ditching the bikini competition for the and-under contestants.
For the first time, the event was webcast live over the Internet via Ustream on www. Pop rock band Honor Society and Canadian pop singersongwriter Leah Renee performed during the two hours live event. The top fifteen was announced during the finals show and went on to compete in the swimsuit competition, and previous to that, the group Honor Society played two songs.
Upton, thenyear-old Miss Teen South Carolinamade herself an instant YouTube sensation when she answered, or rather, failed to answer, an albeit tricky question from actress Aimee Teegarden. When asked, "Recent polls have shown a fifth of Americans can't locate the U. Why do you think this is?
But she didn't get to celebrate for long. She continued, "I am honored to hold this title and I will use this platform to promote the values of The Miss Universe Organization, and my own, that recognize the confidence, beauty and perseverance of all women. But Hay isn't alone in finding herself in the middle of controversy.
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A new Miss Universe will be crowned November 9 in Moscow during a night that's sure to be filled with amazing glitzy gowns and show-stopping bikini bodies. But what does it really take to get in shape for the competition? And what happens after a winner's year of reign?
Fox News host Tucker Carlson made sexually explicit, disparaging comments about a Miss Teen USA contestant on a radio show inaccording to new audio released by the liberal watchdog group Media Matters for America. Carlson mocked Caitlin Upton, who was Miss South Carolina Teen USA infor a widely ridiculed answer she gave during the pageant and suggested he'd like to have sex with the teen. She's like a wounded gazelle, separated from the herd," he added. Carlson then speculated that the pageant's host, Mario Lopez, who was 35 years old at the time, likely had sex with the teen.