Mrs. America pageant co-founder and president David Marmel says his accusers owe him an apology. "They twisted something that was supposed to be helpful. They should be ashamed of themselves."
Miss America Nia Franklin's stem cells helped save her father, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma when she was a freshman in college.
Didusenko was in direct violation of the contest's rules when she applied to compete despite having previously been married and having a child.
"I knew I had, well, basically eight seconds on TV to make a statement and I wanted to use it for something more than for myself. "
Jumpsuits and pantsuits took center stage at the Miss America 2019 competition Sunday night, as about 10 "candidates" chose them for both the introductory and interview sections.
Using the few seconds contestants are given to share their personal accomplishments, Emily Sioma instead focused on an issue affecting her state.
In case it wasn’t clear already, Miss America won’t hesitate to speak her mind. This became evident when Miss West Virginia, Madeline Collins, called out President Donald Trump during the final night of the competition preliminaries in Atlantic City. For the on-stage question portion of the evening, Collins was asked what she felt was the most serious issue facing the nation.
Get ready for Miss America 2.0 — not a “pageant,” but a “competition,” with “candidates,” not “contestants.” Can it survive?
Cara Mund, who recently began speaking out about her tumultuous year as Miss America 2018, elaborated on what she calls “condescending” treatment by the organization in a lengthy letter.
In the wake of an offensive #MeToo joke during the Miss Massachusetts competition, two contestants weigh in on what's at stake.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A former Miss America whose appearance and sex life was ridiculed in emails sent by officials of the Miss America Organization says the group's request to enlist former pageant winners in the search for new leaders is "laughable" and insulting.
The women spoke out after HuffPost reported on a shocking set of internal emails filled with misogynistic statements.