Djuan Trent made history in 2010 when she became one of four African-American women to win the pageant title of Miss Kentucky. On Friday, Trent made national history again after she announced she was “queer” — becoming the first national pageant contestant to publicly come out as lesbian.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Nina Davuluri isn’t the first Miss America of color. She’s not even the first Asian-American to wear the crown. But her victory has clearly struck a chord in some quarters. At a news conference held after her name was announced Sunday night, the first question was about a slew of […]
The finale of the Miss America pageant returns to Atlantic City on Sunday night, with plenty of drama to augment the glamour.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Miss America pageant is back in the city where it began, six years after spurning the city for Las Vegas. The pageant held a welcoming ceremony in Atlantic City on Tuesday for the 53 contestants, one from each state plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. […]
The Miss America parade is getting a television friendly makeover as the tradition returns to Atlantic City in September for the first time in nine years.
The next Miss America won’t hear a familiar refrain when she’s crowned in Atlantic City in September. The song, “Miss America,” which starts with the words, “There she is, Miss America,” will not be part of the pageant.
By WAYNE PARRY ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Miss America pageant will be broadcast from Atlantic City, N.J., on Sept. 15. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced the broadcast date Wednesday and said the pageant will be held at the place where it began in 1921. The pageant had been held in Las Vegas […]
Beauties from every state are competing for the Miss America crown Saturday night on ABC.
“Miss America” finalists get ready for their closeups as the 91st annual pageant preps for prime time Saturday night on ABC. Chris Harrison and Brooke Burke co-host.
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 […]