By OSKAR GARCIA, Associated Press
LAS VEGAS — Kardashian matriarch Kris Jenner is on a panel of seven judges who will pick next year’s Miss America during a pageant in January in Las Vegas.
Jenner, a star of cable reality show “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” will join “Meet the Parents” actress Teri Polo and ABC’s lifestyle anchor Lara Spencer on the panel announced Wednesday.
Also judging the pageant will be “Dancing With the Stars” dancer Mark Ballas, “The Bachelor” executive producer Mike Fleiss, “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” host Chris Powell and photographer Raul de Molina.
Pageant finals are scheduled for Jan. 14 at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino and will air live on ABC.
The judges will interview the state contestants and judge them in preliminary competitions during the week leading up to the pageant.
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