This is fucked up
She won't be Miss-ed
Tara's reign will continue, Trump sez
Miss USA Tara Conner, who had come under criticism amid rumors she had been frequenting bars while underage, will be allowed to keep her title, Donald Trump announced Tuesday.
“I’ve always been a believer in second chances,” Trump, who owns the Miss Universe Organization with NBC, said with Conner at his side.
He said he and Conner met earlier Tuesday morning.
“She left a small town in Kentucky and she was telling me that she got caught up in the whirlwind of New York,” Trump said. “It’s a story that has happened many times before to many women and many men who came to the Big Apple. They wanted their slice of the Big Apple and they found out it wasn’t so easy.”
Conner won the title in April and has been living in New York. Recent media accounts of heavy drinking brought a storm of criticism, since she was underage at the time. She turned 21 on Monday.
In a tear-choked voice, Conner said, “In no way did I think it would be possible for a second chance to be given to me.” Turning to Trump, she said, “You’ll never know what this means to me, and I swear I will not let you down.” Trump said Conner would be entering rehab.
If she had been dethroned, her title would have been taken over by first runner-up Miss California Tamiko Nash.
Conner, a 5-foot-5 blonde, has been competing in pageants since age 4. After winning the Miss USA title in April, she finished fourth in the Miss Universe pageant in July.
Donald Trump sank even below his own lowest standards by humiliating that girl.
She's from a small town, they cut her loose in New York, what the fuck did they think was going to happen? It happens at NYU and Columbia every fucking year.
And so how does Trump handle it?
He fucking humiliates her in a crass, evil way for doing what unsupervised kids do. God, this made me angry. No reason for it. None.
posted by Steve @ 1:13:00 AM