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TikTok is obsessed with this French beauty queen’s unique scream

This bizarre moment from the 2018 Miss Universe pageant is suddenly all over TikTok.

On Jan 18, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Big shocker: ‘Miss Hitler’ pageant contestant arrested for being part of a neo-Nazi group

Alice Cutter participated in the pageant as 'Miss Buchenwald,' a reference to a concentration camp.

On Jun 9, 2020 by Chad Lyle

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The first trans Miss Universe contestant didn’t win the crown, but she won the internet

‘This is for you, for those who have no visibility.’

On Dec 17, 2018 by Alex Dalbey

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Miss America is getting rid of its swimsuit competition—and not everyone is pleased

Miss America will no longer be judged based on her physical appearance. Or so they say.

On Jun 5, 2018 by Samantha Grasso

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First contestant with Down syndrome competes in Miss Minnesota pageant

Mikayla Holmgren was given a standing ovation.

On Nov 27, 2017 by Tess Cagle

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Muslim Miss Universe contestant refuses to wear bikini—and the internet applauds

History in the making.

On Aug 8, 2017

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Nuclear plant pulls the plug on bikini contest for high school grads

In this competition, no one wins.

On Jun 28, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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Miss USA isn’t a feminist, thinks healthcare isn’t a right

She believes men and women are equal in the workplace.

On May 15, 2017 by Ana Valens

Miss Black University of Texas pageant winner Rachael Malonson

Yes, I am ‘black enough’ to be Miss Black University of Texas

The newly crowned winner on taking a stand against the hate.

On May 12, 2017 by Rachael Malonson

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Teen wears hijab, burkini in Miss USA Minnesota pageant

She made it to the semifinals.

On Nov 28, 2016 by Jaya Saxena

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Donald Trump walked into Miss Teen USA dressing rooms, contestants say

The presidential candidate also admitted to doing so in an interview with Howard Stern.

On Oct 12, 2016 by Jessica Machado

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The first-ever scrotal beauty pageant is upon us

Stop being a nobody and get those balls on the Internet.

On Nov 19, 2015 by Joey Keeton

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Donald Trump isn’t the only problem with the Miss USA pageant

Don’t just #DumpTrump. Dump Miss USA, too.

On Jul 3, 2015 by Derrick Clifton

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Behold, the world’s first vagina beauty pageant

Surprisingly, it's extremely NSFW.

On Jun 18, 2015 by Miles Klee

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What it’s like to be ‘hafu,’ or half-black, in Japan

The backlash against Miss Universe winner Ariana Miyamoto reflects the struggle of biracial people in Japan.

On Mar 26, 2015 by Marisa Kabas