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Get the details: Donald Trump sells the Miss Universe Organization
While many pageant fans are shocked, there are several Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, and Miss Universe hopefuls out there who are breathing a sigh of relief after this year's fiasco with the live national telecast of the Miss USA 2015 pageant being axed by NBC at the final hour. So what do the new owners have in store?
For those new to the talent industry, WME-IMG stands for William Morris Endeavor and IMG Talent, a partnership of one of the largest and most well respected talent agencies in the industry and a leading modeling agency. This entity has long been working with the Miss Universe Org and the Trumpster to bring beauties like the reigning Miss USA Olivia Jordan (pictured here last spring as Miss Oklahoma at NYFW) to the runways of Fashion Week shows nationwide.
WME represents many famous celebrities, with their talent roster including top model Cara Delevingne. Bottom line - this change could bring even more opportunities for pageant titleholders worldwide to expand their horizons in the fashion and entertainment industry. You go, girls!
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Lizzie Rovsek, star of The Real Housewives of Orange County, has announced her company Sun Kitten Swimwear by Lizzie will be providing the swimwear for the upcoming Miss USA 2015 Pageant.
You may remember her as Lizzie Arnold, Miss Kentucky Teen USA 1998 (shown left) and Miss Kentucky USA 2002. Read more
Did you know that Kenya Moore and Lizzie Rovsek are not the only Real Housewives who competed in pageants? Check out this list of pageant queens who became stars of The Real Housewives on Bravo.
This year's Miss Universe Pageant was not without its controversy. Miss USA has been criticized for her answer to a judge's question, and Miss Jamaica won the fan vote on Twitter.
But one of the biggest Miss Universe stories to go viral this year centered around the sport of hockey. Miss Canada's national costume gained notoriety from critics who clearly didn't know that a horror film costume designer made the costume for Miss Canada.
Speaking of stories, have you heard what happened at the 2015 Miss Amazonas Pageant? Aka the Miss Amazon Pageant, this event brought some attention to pageants as one disgruntled runner-up had a complete meltdown on stage and did the UNTHINKABLE. Read about how a crown was ripped from a pageant queen's head.
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About the Author
Cherie Wimberly is a top model, writer, and author of the Ultimate Pageant Notebook. Her articles on beauty and fashion can be found all over the web and in her National Modeling column at Examiner.com.