Beauty pageants have come and gone in America as a source of prime time entertainment. Where the Miss America pageant used to get serious top billing, it now can't compete with even the middle-rung of reality television, which provides all of the drama, and infinitely more lascivious, trash-talking vicariousness than a family-friendly catwalk of beauties in bikinis who all love puppies and want to have six children.
Today, 19-year-old Brooke Breedwell of the 1995 documentary Painted Babies told Good Morning America competing in child beauty pageants was emotionally damaging. But, current stage moms insist competing is just a healthy "game of dr... Read Post
Miss America is returning to its Atlantic City, N.J. home in September. One group particularly excited at that prospect is another beauty contest, the Miss'd America drag queen pageant. Read Post
The Trump organization appears to have had a change of heart about a Canadian beauty who had a change of sex. Jenna Talackova—a transgender contestant booted from the Miss Universe Canada pageant —will be allowed to take part "provi... Read Post