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Send Us Your Stories of Working for Donald Trump

Donald Trump is having an embarrassing week, with even the very white golf community distancing itself from him and his racist remarks about Mexican immigrants being “rapists” and “criminals.” In a neat and predictable bit of irony, the Washington Post reported Sunday that some of the workers finishing a Trump hotel… » 7/07/15 3:50pm 7/07/15 3:50pm

NBC Cuts Ties With Donald Trump, For Obvious Reasons 

CNN media reporter Brian Stelter is reporting that NBC won’t be airing the upcoming Miss USA pageant, one part of the three-headed lipsticked hydra that is Donald Trump’s Miss Universe Organization. NBC’s statement says that the decision not to air the pageant is directly due to Donald Trump being Donald Trump all the… » 6/29/15 2:30pm 6/29/15 2:30pm

Donald Trump's Big Stupid Mouth Costs Him TV Contract

Donald Trump, the orange asshat who thinks that his accidental wealth is enough to qualify him to run the country, is already alienating his business partners. On Thursday, Univision announced that it would end its relationship with the Miss Universe organization (which Trump co-owns) in response to the candidate’s » 6/25/15 3:15pm 6/25/15 3:15pm

This 1987 Fashion Show Proves Miss Universe Has Always Been Batshit 

If you just couldn't get enough of the styles featured in that 1981 Sears catalog (on glorious LaserDisc!), you're gonna love this—a fashion show from the 1987 Miss Universe telecast. Yes, that is a very orange Bob Barker hosting. It looks like all these women were styled by me, at nine, playing with my Barbies. » 4/10/15 4:00pm 4/10/15 4:00pm

Miss USA Dressed as Optimus Prime Because America

Apparently the National Costume Competition of the Miss Universe Pageant is largely a crash course in cultural stereotypes. While some contestants donned more traditional clothing from their home countries, others created extravagant costumes roughly inspired by their heritage. And Miss USA showcased two of the most… » 11/04/13 2:20pm 11/04/13 2:20pm

Big Breaks for Blowjobs: The Dark Underbelly of the Miss USA Pageant

Ashleigh Blake never dreamed of becoming a beauty queen. The 21-year-old amateur model and part-time tutor fantasized about being a movie star or the next Glee triple threat, and posted her resume on the casting networking site GotCast in hopes that Hollywood might call. But when a recruitment associate for Miss… » 3/11/13 3:35pm 3/11/13 3:35pm

Miss Universe Wisely Decides to Allow Transgender Women Into Their…

In what is a major step forward for transgender women looking to live out the pageant queen's dream, the Miss Universe Organization announced today that they will officially change their rules to allow transgender contestants to into their pageants. That means they'll not only be allowed to compete for Miss Universe,… » 4/11/12 9:15pm 4/11/12 9:15pm

Miss Universe Evening Gowns, For The Classy Crotch Shot

Risqué. Sexy. Fits like a glove! Look at that leg! These were the phrases used to describe the Miss Universe Pageant finalists during the evening gown portion of last night's competition. Among them, a dress so sheer it took a lot of pleading in order for it to be approved for competition by pageant officials. » 9/13/11 3:40pm 9/13/11 3:40pm

Remember When Lady Gaga Performed During The Miss Universe Swimsuit…

No? Because it totally happened. She was just a new kind of weirdly dressed pop star and not the international juggernaut she is today! Let's travel back to 2008, a year when we first heard her single "Just Dance." A year she performed the song as all of the Miss Universe contestants strutted down the catwalk in… » 6/06/11 7:20pm 6/06/11 7:20pm