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Lawsuit on ‘takeover’ of Miss America pageant is withdrawn

A lawsuit claiming "an illegal and bad-faith takeover" of the Miss America Organization was withdrawn Monday for financial reasons, with the pageant responding it proves the "meritless and misguided nature" of the case.

Miss America eliminates swimsuits and won’t judge on looks

The Miss America Organization is dropping the swimsuit competition, saying it will no longer judge contestants on their appearance.

Ridiculed former Miss America and Azalea Queen calls board offer ‘laughable’

A former Miss America whose appearance and sex life was ridiculed in emails sent by officials of the Miss America Organization says the group's request to enlist former pageant winners in the search for new leaders is "laughable" and insulting.

3 Miss America officials resign, 1 apologizes to ex-winner

The top leadership of the Miss America Organization, implicated in an email scandal that targeted past pageant winners for abuse based on their appearance, intellect and sex lives, resigned on Saturday, with the outgoing president apologizing to a winner whose weight he ridiculed.

Ex-Miss Americas shamed by pageant CEO call for his ouster

Some former Miss Americas shamed in emails from the pageant's CEO are calling on him and other organization leaders to resign.

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