It's not all roses and tiaras for these lovely ladies: look back at some of the major missteps these Misses have made. In December , the former Miss Kentucky admitted to sending nude photos of herself to a year-old — and faces up to two years in prison for her crime. I messed up big-time. In July , she was sentenced to two years in prison. Carpenter-Bearse was crowned Miss Kentucky in After her reign, she began working as a teacher in West Virginia.
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By Reuters Staff. Then he will think about what is best for the very successful Miss USA pageant. If Conner is dethroned, runner-up Tamiko Nash, Miss California, will take her place, and Conner would join a list of beauty queens who have fallen from grace for breaching written -- and unwritten -- rules after donning their tiara. Related Coverage. Miss USA organizers declined to hand over a list of rules for their titleholder, but said she had to be a role model. Miss America, another beauty pageant institution, said titleholders have a brief but overarching contract to fulfill during their year of service which is made clear. The titleholder was responsible for representing the Miss America Organization and scholarship program in a manner designed to reflect its values and standards.
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Tasha Dixon, who was Miss Arizona in , said that Donald Trump would casually walk into pageant dressing rooms while contestants were nude or changing into bikinis, according to CBS 2 Los Angeles. There was no second to put a robe on or any sort of clothing or anything. Some girls were topless. Other girls were naked.
Vanessa Williams born March 18, is an American actress, singer, and fashion designer. She initially gained recognition as the first African American winner of the Miss America title when she was crowned Miss America in September Several weeks before the end of her reign, however, a scandal arose when Penthouse magazine bought and published unauthorized  nude photographs of Williams.