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    Remembering Sylvia Hitchcock

    Our hearts go out to the family, friends, and fans of Sylvia Hitchcock Carson, Miss Universe 1967 as she sadly lost her battle to cancer yesterday. Beautiful inside and out, Sylvia was Miss USA 1967 and went on to win the Miss Universe crown later that year. She will always be remembered for her kind heart and warm personality. Please take a moment to remember her with us, we love you Sylvia!


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    WATCH the 2015 Miss Teen USA Contestant Interviews

    Get to know all of the contestants of the 2015 MISS TEEN USA Pageant before the competition. Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the LIVE stream of the pageant on August 22nd @ 8pm ET at missteenusa.com

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    Click to watch all the contestant interviews here!

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    Lara Dutta back with fresh season of Miss Diva 2015

    IndianExpress.com – Actress-entrepreneur Lara Dutta is back with an all fresh season of Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2015 — a beauty pageant to choose an Indian representative to compete at the Miss Universe 2015. Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2015 will start its journey across 10 cities, starting August 16 in Kolkata, said a statement.


    The series will be hosted and mentored by Lara, who is a former Miss Universe title holder. She won in the year 2000. The auditions for the Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2015 will take place across the country in cities like Kolkata, Lucknow, Indore, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Pune, Delhi, Hyderabad and Bengaluru, culminating in the final round of auditions at Mumbai.

    Read the full article here.

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    Former Miss USA Erin Brady Reveals What Inspired Her Business Romeo In A Box

    OKMagazine.com – Erin Brady may be known for her reign as Miss USA 2013, but the beauty pageant titleholder is now making a name for herself as an entrepreneur!

    With a background in business, Brady put her skills and passion to use by joining ABC Family’s new unscripted series, Startup U, to help develop and find investors for her company Romeo in a Box.


    Brady exclusively chatted with OKMagazine.com about her run on the show, what inspired her business, what it was like going through the experience with her husband and more!


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    Not Japanese Enough? Miss Universe Japan looks to fight prejudice

    Nichibei.org – At first glance, Ariana Miyamoto might not be instantly recognized as a Japanese woman. But the 21-year-old model and former bartender — who in March became the first mixed-race contestant to be crowned “Miss Universe Japan” — was born and raised in Japan, and Japanese is her native language.

    But because of her darker skin she was criticized online for “not being Japanese enough” and there were those who wanted to know why a “pure” Japanese had not been chosen.
    Even Miyamoto had her doubts when she was declared the winner out of 44 finalists. “Is it really all right that it’s me?” was her first reaction.


    She admits she worried a lot about what people thought. But when she came to see that there were far more people supporting her than putting her down, she became brighter about the future and the kind of role she could play. “I’d like to participate in movements that fight against racism and stereotypes,” she says.

    “My mother is Japanese and my father is African American. Probably that’s why I got so much attention,” Miyamoto says with a laugh. Some of her classmates in Sasebo, Nagasaki, used to bully her, saying things like, “Don’t swim in the same pool ‘cause your skin will rub off on me.” Read the full article here.