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Miss America Bikinis Too Revealing? Sexy Brazilian Style Favored (Photos!) 2

Miss America Bikinis Too Revealing? Sexy Brazilian Style Favored (Photos!)

Miss America contestant Georgia Frazier, like many rivals, wore a sexy Brazilian-style bikini in this year’s swimsuit competition that provided a revealing look at her thighs and hips. Was it a sign the pageant is drifting toward more overt sexuality in step with the times? The swimsuit competition has been controversial, if not eye-brow raising, going back to the 1960s when feminists first blasted it for being sexist and demeaning....
Miss America Betty Cantrell Thought She Blew Chance for Title (video!) 4

Miss America Betty Cantrell Thought She Blew Chance for Title (video!)

Betty Cantrell, the Georgia native with a soaring operatic voice, thought she blew her chances for the Miss America title after her onstage question. “I don’t know what he asked me,” she said after being crowned the 2016 beauty pageant winner in Atlantic City last night . Cantrell looked poised in an aqua mini-dress when she was asked about the NFL “Deflatgate” scandal that engulfed New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady....
Fox News Host Foments Racist Backlash to New Miss America 6

Fox News Host Foments Racist Backlash to New Miss America

Nina Davuluri became the first American of Indian descent to be crowned Miss America in an unconventional year for the tradition-bound pageant, which saw its first tattooed contestant and first woman to compete with a knee brace. Predictably, Davuluri’s heritage sparked a series of racist responses on Twitter that have been getting the lion’s share of media attention....
Ericka Dunlap, Ex-Miss America, Charges Pageant With Racism 8

Ericka Dunlap, Ex-Miss America, Charges Pageant With Racism

Ericka Dunlap, who won the Miss America crown in 2004 and is one of only seven black women to hold the crown in the past 30 years, charges that pageant officials roughed her up and kicked her out of her seat during last week’s show because of her race. Now Dunlap wants an apology. But she isn’t getting one....
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Mallory Hagan Exhibits Showgirl Moxie on Way to Miss America Win

Mallory Hagan, the new Miss America, is a plucky Brooklynite who performed a rousing Vegas showgirl routine and took a tough stand against guns on her way to capturing 92nd Miss America title. Hagan was irrepressible from the moment she introduced herself. Miss South Carolina, Ali Rogers, was first runner up, and Miss Oklahoma, Alicia Clifton, was second runner up. Miss Wyoming, Lexie Madden and Miss Iowa, Mariah Cary, were the other top finalists....