Pageant contestants are rarely acknowledged for their good answers during the Q&A segments of the competitions — because the ridiculous answers are so much more amusing! Check out some of the worst responses from Sunday’s show.
After thousands of people signed a petition encouraging NBC to cut its ties with Donald Trump because of his comments on Mexican immigrants, the network did just that.
The largest Spanish-speaking network in the United States is breaking its huge contract with The Miss Universe Organization after part-owner Donald Trump made “prejudiced” comments about Mexican immigrants.
Well-placed pageant sources accuse new Miss USA Nia Sanchez of manipulating the system to win a state title in a less competitive region than her home state, California.
Miss Pennsylvania Valerie Gatto is using her experiences as a “product of rape” to educate on sexual assault
Miss Pennsylvania Valerie Gatto revealed she was conceived when her mother was raped at knifepoint. The Miss USA hopeful not wants to use her and her mother’s experiences to educate other women on sexual assault.
Almost every time following a major beauty pageant at least one unflattering clip makes the rounds from the question and answer segment. This time the dubious distinction goes to Miss Utah, Marissa Powell. Real Housewives of Atlanta’s NeNe Leakes asked Marissa, “A recent report shows that in 40 percent of American families with children, women are the primary earners, yet they continue to earn less than men. What does this say about society?” Click on to see and read her answer!
Congratulations to Miss Connecticut Erin Brady who took home the crown of Miss USA 2013 in tonight’s pageant held at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada! Erin was crowned by Nana Meriwether, who became Miss USA 2012 after Olivia Culpo won the title of Miss Universe 2012, beating out the other five finalists from Utah, Texas, Alabama, South Carolina and Illinois. Keep reading for lots of photos of Erin as well as background info and even a childhood picture!
Tonight is the 2013 Miss USA pageant from the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada and one of the all-star judges is Duck Dynasty star Jessica Robertson, wife of the youngest Robertson brother, Jep. Although Jessica tells us she hasn’t had any pageant experience, we did manage to find these photos of her looking pageant-ready at homecoming court during her freshman and senior years of high school. Check it out, Jack!