| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Miss Utah Marissa Powell, she of the flubbed Miss USA interview, got cut a little slack on Tuesday by the "Today" show: She got a second chance to answer that troublesome question.
She also got a chance to explain what happened when she was in the...
| Jun 19, 2013
South Glastonbury's Erin Brady did it Sunday, becoming the first Connecticut contestant to win the Miss USA title. As the Central Connecticut State University graduate prepares to move on to compete in the Miss Universe contest in Moscow later this year,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:49 PM
There's no ingrained beauty-pageant culture in Connecticut the way there is in, say, Texas. The last Miss America to hail from here won 80 years ago, and no one from Connecticut has ever taken the Miss USA crown. Until now.
Erin Brady of South...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Ms. NeNe Leakes is Mrs. Greg Leakes once again: After a recent divorce, the two remarried Saturday in Atlanta in front of 400 friends.
"Got big plans this weekend? Cause I do :)," the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star tweeted the day before the wedding....
| Sep 15, 2013
We live in a world of misanthropes. Want proof? Look at the comments following almost any story on this newspaper's website.
But Andrea Thome has an answer.
As a member of the Woman's Board of Children's Home + Aid, and with her connections to a...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:04 PM
As part of its official sponsorship of the Miss Universe organization, OPI is set to roll out three limited-edition nail lacquers next month that pay homage to the beauty pageant -- a dusky purple dubbed “I’m Feeling Sashy,” a deep black...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Another week, another beauty pageant. Next up: Miss World. So what's Miss World? Is that the one with Miss America? Nope. How about Miss USA? Nope.
How about the runner-up to Miss California USA? Yup.
The U.S. appoints a contestant to the Miss World...
| May 1, 2013
| 10:33 AM
The Queen of Versailles wants to make something perfectly clear: Reports that she dated Donald Trump have been blown out of proportion.
"Oh, my gosh. We're friends," Jackie Siegel said Wednesday. "I met Donald years ago. We support the Miss Universe and...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Inside the main tent at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim, model Brittany Oldehoff strutted her stuff down the runway, donning sexy bikinis for designers Dolores Cortes, Agua Bendita, Luli Fama, Suboo, Gottex, Maaji and L Space.
At 5 foot 11, she's not...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:27 PM
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| Apr 5, 2014
| 4:58 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — On the day before the women's Final Four, commentators and fans inside Bridgestone Arena used words like "epic" and "historic" to describe an almost irresistible championship game matchup of unbeaten teams to rival college...