First, anti-gay marriage comments during the competition drew and, in the eyes of some observers, may have been what cost her that title. She wound up as runner-up to Miss North Carolina. Since then, it was disclosed Prejean, 21, had had breast implants, paid for at least in part by the Miss California pageant itself in the hope, pageant officials explains, of helping Prejean as she competed in Miss USA. Fans are wondering whether Trump will utter the phrase attached to him forever by the show, "The Apprentice": "You're fired! And just as this was all unfolding, the celebrity Web site TMZ.
With partially nude photos of her popping up on Web sites questioning her Christian credentials, Miss California USA Carrie Prejean has fired back, claiming the racy pictures are just modeling shots and vowing to continue her battle against same-sex marriage. Recently, photos taken of me as a teenager have been released surreptitiously to a tabloid Web site that openly mocks me for my Christian faith. I am not perfect, and I will never claim to be. But Alicia Jacobs, a judge at the April 19 Miss USA pageant during which Prejean made her highly publicized statement opposing same-sex marriage, said the pictures go beyond what the Miss California pageant says are appropriate. The images may also hurt her status as a spokeswoman for conservative causes. News told NBC.
Topless Photos of Miss California Could Cost Her Crown
Her parents split in , and the ugly divorce was full of allegations. Read that story here. Back to the crown drama. On Wednesday Prejean's runner-up Miss Malibu told "Access Hollywood's" Billy Bush she is ready to step in should Prejean lose her crown because of a morality clause in the pageant contract contestants sign that promises they have no nude or semi-nude photos in their past.
The directors of the Miss California USA pageant are currently looking into whether Prejean violated the page contract all contestants are required to sign before the November state contest. The document prohibits whoever holds the title of Miss California from making personal appearances, granting interviews or making commercials without permission from pageant officials and gives the pageant's directors the right to revoke her crown for breaching any of the document's provisions. Since being chosen runner-up at the Miss USA pageant, Prejean has made televised appearances at her San Diego church and on behalf of the National Organization for Marriage, a group that is opposed to same-sex marriage. Last week when Prejean was in Washington to announce her support for the new ad, Keith Lewis, co-director of the California contest, expressed concern to The Associated Press. A racy photo of Prejean wearing only pink panties was posted on gossip blog TheDirty.