Miss USA Rima Fakih: "I've Had A Few Hiccups"

Rima Fakih has just one more week to go in her yearlong reign as Miss USA. A scrutiny-filled year after winning the title, Fakih is simply "proud to say that I am giving up my crown on June 19th and that I still have the crown." » 6/13/11 12:18pm 6/13/11 12:18pm

Miss New York Totally Crashes Miss USA's Float During Thanksgiving Day…

Miss New York Davina Reeves boarded Miss USA Rima Fakih's float while wearing her crown and sash and remained on board the vessel until handlers convinced her to disembark from the float. Drop Dead Gorgeous is real. » 11/28/10 4:23pm 11/28/10 4:23pm

Miss USA Speaks Out About Ground Zero Mosque

Miss Universe Contestants Pose Topless, Feminists Rejoice

Miss Universe contestants recently posed topless, covered in body paint. Naturally, some people are quite upset. But I happen to think this is a good thing. » 8/13/10 12:46pm 8/13/10 12:46pm

A Closer Look At The Eating Habits Of A Beauty Queen

Miss USA recently spent a week cataloging everything she ate for Grub Street. We thought it might be interesting to look at this — so what did the most beautiful girl in the nation consume? » 8/06/10 4:50pm 8/06/10 4:50pm

Bret Was Watching Porn When His Brain Hemorrhaged; Lindsay Blames Dad…

Miss USA Isn't The Only Muslim Woman In A Bikini

Amid the insanity surrounding new Miss USA Rima Fakih and the controversy over France's possible burka ban comes some sane context. Mostly from women who know what they're talking about. » 5/20/10 6:20pm 5/20/10 6:20pm

Today In Ridiculous Responses To Miss USA Rima Fakih

Hezbollah. Alexis de Tocqueville. Poledancing. What do they have in common? They have all been invoked to discuss Miss USA Rima Fakih. Donald Trump, you PR genius. » 5/19/10 10:00am 5/19/10 10:00am

Fox News: "Miss Oklahoma Was Robbed"

This morning on Fox And Friends, the crew quizzed Miss Oklahoma about whether known Arab Rima Fakih won Miss USA fair and square. Hint: some people wonder if she didn't! To her credit, Morgan Woolard didn't take the bait. » 5/18/10 7:00pm 5/18/10 7:00pm

Jessica's Latest Hookup Was Publicity Stunt; Amy Adams Has Baby Girl

Miss USA's Bigot Backlash And Stripping Scandal Begins Now!

Hours into her Miss USA tenure, Rima Fakih has her first (low-grade) scandal: a "Stripper 101" crown in college. Meanwhile, creative right-wing haters are implying, in more ways than one, that she won because of a pro-Muslim, pro-immigrant conspiracy. » 5/17/10 1:30pm 5/17/10 1:30pm

Miss USA Likes Pizza, Believes In Insurance-Subsidized Birth Control

Rima Fakih, the first Arab-American Miss USA, won last night after saying birth control should be covered by insurance. Asked how she felt about winning, she said, "Ask me after I've had a pizza." » 5/17/10 10:00am 5/17/10 10:00am