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Miss Puerto Rico Wins Crown -- By An Itch

11/26/2007 8:16 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

And you thought American beauty pageants were crazy, bitchtacular dramapaloozas? Try Puerto Rico.


Yesterday, cops revealed that the gown and makeup of the new Miss Puerto Rico, Ingrid Marie Rivera, had been coated with pepper spray during Friday's final competition, giving her hives and forcing her to ice her swollen skin between rounds. Pageant officials are investigating whether a rival had a hand in the peppering, saying in a press conference that a makeup bag belonging to Rivera had been stolen as well. There was no update on the investigation today. Rivera will represent the island in the upcoming 2008 Miss Universe pageant.

Puerto Rico has a history of odd beauty queen breaks. Back in 2006, the then-Miss Puerto Rico, Zuleyka Rivera (no relation), went on to win Miss Universe, and fainted. Boom! There goes the dynamite.

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mixedmartialartvideos.com    

theres no way the hives couldve gone down

2336 days ago
32.

Cabo    

PR is a territory, but you don't see them voting for president, do you?

2336 days ago
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wendy    

SHE WON BECAUSE SHE SIMPLY WAS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ONE. SOME OF THEM WERE DOGS. HOPE SHE WINS MISS UNIVERSE.

2336 days ago
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Joe Mel    

#12.
we dont eat NACHOS in P.R. They only eat those in the U.S. and in Mexico. We eat plantain chips.

2330 days ago
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Joe Mel    

anyways im so hungry right now talking about nachoes and doritos. forget about them bitches, i'm ordering me pizzas right now.

2330 days ago
36.

Joe Mel    

what's the best food to order? pizza or grinders? i'm like, so hungry but confused into wich food item to order. i'll wash it down with leftover punch from last night.

2330 days ago
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George William Gockel    

Miss Puerto Rico Ingrid Marie Rivera and I will meet each other at one of her upcoming public appearances in L.A.

2329 days ago
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