From the outside, beauty pageants appear to be absolutely perfect. From the gorgeous evening gowns the contestants wear, to the flawlessly executed interview answers, the pageants seem to take on an ethereal quality. The truth, however, is that they're anything but flawless. Desiree Lowry , an organizer for the event, told reporters, "When I'm listening and she says, 'I don't like the camera,' I say that is a big problem. Miss Puerto Rico is a public figure and part of your job is to be in front of the camera.
Miss USA 2010 Winner Rima Fakih Pole Dancing Pictures Surface: Will They Jeopardize Her Title?
Rima Fakih: Pole dancing photos of Miss USA surface on the Web - chshighoscope.com
In on-camera interviews set to be posted on the official Miss USA website , pageant hopefuls are being asked if they believe evolution should be taught in schools, and if they would ever pose for nude photographs. Others wonder if MUO is just trying to stoke a Carrie Prejean-style controversy in the days preceding its June 19 live telecast. Polarizing questions often create a situation where you suffer The girls need to answer in a way that brings them to a common ground.
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Rima Fakih, a Lebanese immigrant and the newly-crowned Miss USA, was at the centre of a controversy shortly after winning the beauty contest on Sunday, as pole-dancing photos and rumours of ties to Islamic militants surfaced on the Web. AFP - The controversy began as soon as the glittery diamond tiara was lowered on Rima Fakih's dark tresses. Will she be able to keep the title after photos surfaced of Fakih winning a pole-dancing contest? And -- on the conservative blogosphere -- is she a secret Islamist extremist? Fakih, a Lebanese immigrant from Dearborn, Michigan who was raised in both the Christian and Muslim faiths, is clearly no fundamentalist.
With great success comes great scrutiny, and it only took a few hours after. In this case, they came in the form of. The competition brings Metro Detroit women including "doctors and lawyers". It is a "women-only event" which the station hosts as a way for "women to enhance their love lives, not to make a person into a dancer," he told. Basically, "Stripper " is all in good fun.