Dethroned – Miss California USA

Source: – CNN.com
By Alan Duke
June 10, 2009 

 

Donald Trump poses with Carrie Prejean in May. Prejean was removed as Miss California USA on Wednesday.

Donald Trump poses with Carrie Prejean in May. Prejean was removed as Miss California USA on Wednesday.

LOS ANGELES, California (CNN)— Carrie Prejean has been dethroned as Miss California USA for “contract violations,” including missing scheduled pageant events, according to a state pageant official.

Prejean, 22, retained her title last month despite a controversy over topless photos, missed appearances and her statements against same-sex marriage.

Miss USA pageant owner Donald Trump decided to fire Prejean a month after he gave her a second chance.

“Carrie is a beautiful young woman, and I wish her well as she pursues her other interests,” Trump said.

Runner-up Tami Farrell, who was Miss Malibu, will immediately assume the Miss California USA title, state pageant Executive Director Keith Lewis said.

This was a decision based solely on contract violations, including Ms. Prejean’s unwillingness to…[ Continue ]

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One Response to “Dethroned – Miss California USA”

  1. Bowler Says:

    i suspect that keeping Prejean on the Miss CA payroll was becoming such a PR hassle that pageant officials took the first chance to let her go


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