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 Organizer Says Pageant Is So Not Rigged

After claiming to have witnessed someone else witness evidence that this year's Miss USA pageant was merely a choose your own adventure book in which all the endings are exactly the same, former Miss Pennsylvania Sheena Monnin is facing accusations of pageantry defamation and some pseudo legal trouble. » 6/09/12 11:30am 6/09/12 11:30am

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 bikinis… » 6/06/11 7:20pm 6/06/11 7:20pm