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Tara Sinks;

Trump Likes the Ink

12/18/2006 5:20 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

It won't be a very happy 21st birthday today for Tara Conner: The Kentucky beauty is on the verge of losing her Miss USA crown over allegations of drug use and excessive partying, and sources tell TMZ she will be replaced tomorrow officially by Tamiko Nash, Miss California.

The damning evidence continues to mount against Conner, whose tumultuous reign began in April. Yesterday, the New York Daily News reported that Conner had failed a drug test for cocaine. Sources confirm to TMZ that after she was "caught red-handed," she took a hair follicle drug test that returned positive for coke.

What's more, we're told that pageant officials knew they had a problem with Conner and her wild ways "the minute she was crowned," and have been deeply troubled by her friendship with 18-year-old Miss Teen USA Katie Blair. The pair have been spotted kissing (yes -- each other) in bars, and returning together to her posh Trump Place apartment -- which Conner has since vacated -- late at night with a variety of men. To be clear, a rep for the pageant says that the allegations about Miss Teen USA are totally unfounded.

Meanwhile, TMZ has learned that The Donald himself could have made a decision on Conner's future weeks ago, and allowed the matter to pass with a minimum of media attention. However, according to a well-placed insider, Trump has been relishing the publicity that the Conner situation has generated for his pageant and let the fiasco continue to play out.

Tara may be cheered a bit to learn that at least one payday awaits: Penthouse magazine has been actively courting her services for a photo spread...

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Steph    

#4...I was wondering the same thing. If Miss Teen USA is up to the same nonsense, why isn't she being dethroned also?

#13...If the pageant was so racist, why is Miss California the runner-up, now on her way to being Miss USA?? The judges would have at least made her third if they didn't want a woman of color to be Miss USA!!

2874 days ago
17.

J    

Who gives a sh*t about beauty pageants anyway? If it wasn't for this scandal, the majority of Americans wouldn't know Tara Conner. Hell, I didnâ%u20AC%u2122t know that there was a difference between Miss USA and Miss America.

And Farrah, there are beauty pageants where the only participants are black. So, if youâ%u20AC%u2122re going to use the race card, use it in itâ%u20AC%u2122s proper place.

2874 days ago
18.

blah blah blah    

farrah
BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH


BLAH

2874 days ago
19.

Personally I think she has Post Partum Depression it explains her current weird acts    

Hey AGC

You are so right and that is because Mzzz Farrah is racist against people who are not her color. People who bring up racism are more racist and Farrah is just proving the point each and every single time she says Racist.

Just ignore Farrah she is a loser.

2874 days ago
20.

Carrie    

Not everything is racially motivated! But it doesn't matter either way; if the "whites" win something, then every other race will scream racism because we're keeping them down and it just isn't fair. Waa Waa Waa...yall got your way. We're in the minority now..

2874 days ago
21.

Personally I think she has Post Partum Depression it explains her current weird acts    

Ok now back to this girl. If she is doing drugs and misrepresenting the pagent she needs to go.

Her ages has nothing to do with her actions and when I think back about her comments about Britney and Paris I only wonder "WHAT????"

Good luck to her but she needs to go and think about the stupid things she has done.

2874 days ago
22.

Cream Pie    

Farrah, what's racist is having a Miss Black USA and a Miss USA. How much more do you want?! Whites don't have anything special in the US yet you're catered to with BET, Affirmative action, Miss Black USA, Black Filmmakers Awards, United Negro College Fund, the Black Caucus, etc, etc, it goes on & on.

I tire of blacks being coddled in this country when not one living has been persecuted. Stop wearing your ancestors feelings on your shoulders and live in the here and now. It's people like you that make the race issue out of EVERYTHING that keep racism alive. This is not a race issue. It's a woman being dethroned because she's not holding the standard of Miss USA. Nothing more.

2874 days ago
23.

Annoyed w/ Farrah    

hey farrah, love how vanessa williams represented the black sisterhood!!! get over the racist thing... it's only there b/c you want it to be.
ps- stop saying "white trash" if you can't handle people paying attention to skin color.

2874 days ago
24.

Personally I think she has Post Partum Depression it explains her current weird acts    

Hey FARAH

Who is Ericka Dunlap, who is Angela Perez Baraquio Grey? Oh that is right they are not white.

Also, I aks you ms Farrah Racist what about Ms. Black America Contest do they allow anyone who is white into the contest? Well do they? Let me guess the answer is NOOOO. If that is the case then by your standards they are RACISTS.

But unlike you Ms. Farrah Racist I have no problem with Ms. Black America or black women joining in Ms. America.

You are a racist.

2874 days ago
25.

ashly2u    

#18 You are totally right! You speak the truth, and I definitely agree with you!

2874 days ago
26.

My two cents    

There are a few black women that are beautiful, however, you are right. Most black women look like monkeys...and that is not attractive

2874 days ago
27.

coco puff    

You'll can say this has nothing to with race but deep down you'll know it does. The blacks in this country continue to get the short end of the stick. We didn't come to this Country voluntary. We have been whipped, chained and hung by your ancestors and you'll just want us to forget. Well I'm sorry, we will never forget and will keep reminding you of your racist past. It's just like the Jews with the Holocaust, we will never forget.

2874 days ago
28.

im just sayin    

Farrah,
Shut up and get your black ass over here and clean my house!

2874 days ago
29.

Richie    

Farrah, How do you expect us to progress as a society if you live in the past. I nor my father were the ones that did those things to you. Rather the ones who have past laws abolishing those actions. I would bet on a day to day business you encounter much more racism than the average American because of the attitude you maintain. Speaking to everyone please dont let the ignorance of this woman effect your beliefs. Farrah lose your grudge and start living life in the present. You will have a much more enjoyable, positve life.

2874 days ago
30.

duh...totally !    

LOL~~~

where are all the people who thought it was "no big deal she was 20 and going to bars ??? "...... I guess we now know she is a coke whore---really, really cool way to represent honey !

yah, pagents are wonderful aren't they ???

get rid of ALL the stupid pagents from babies up to granny's ! PLEASE

with all the sh*t going on in the world.....ridiculous !

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