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Miss Washington Blames Seedy Friends

7/9/2008 9:31 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Miss Washington should know better -- everything shows up on the Internet!

In a press conference today in Tacoma, Wash., Elyse Umemoto said the photos posted earlier today on TMZ were "stolen electronically" by someone she trusted.

Miss Bad Apple claims the photos were shot over two years ago, while she was Miss Seattle. The Executive Director of the pageant tells us the matter has been referred to authorities for investigation, although when we talked to local cops, they had no idea what we were talking about.

Umemoto -- who gets to keep her crown -- will be on hand this Saturday night to crown her successor.

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31.

Rachel    

With all of that lip pursing and obnoxious blinking, she looks like a condescending ass who deserves to have had drunk pictures of herself posted all over the internet. She's not even a good speaker, she hardly looked up from the paper she was reading. Get over yourself, honey. Being pretty doesn't necessarily make you worth the air you breathe.

What's more, she probably released the pictures herself. Idiot.

2194 days ago
32.

QueenVelveeta    

People that are seedy have seedy friends. Miss Washington is seedy.

2194 days ago
33.

wasted days and wasted nights    

This is the church, this is the steeple, look over there, see the Space Needle.

2194 days ago
34.

Kel    

what a surprise- no self-accountability at all. I love how she slipped the "the support I've been given- and there has been a lot" ...niiice. always someone else's fault....woe is me....

2194 days ago
35.

Hairy_Yambag    

She is a fun girl, they make the world a better place. Kudos and carry on.

2194 days ago
36.

Chuck Williams    

Pictures are very tame. So what? Nowhere near as bad as what Miss Nevada did... now those were dirty...

Chuck

2194 days ago
37.

Scabobian    

What Century are we in ???!!!
I don't see anything wrong! ( Is she of drinking age? ) if not, did you not try drinking until YOU were 21 !!!
Here is a question, how do WE have FUN!!! When do CELEBRITIES have "DOWN TIME" !!!????

2194 days ago
38.

the mom    

Are you really sorry you acted the way you did or are you sorry you got caught. And now YOU are the VICTIM. Give me a break!! Don't act like you did to begin with. Why cheapen YOURSELF to Look cool??? I don't get it. The way some of you young women act to look cool is really sickening!

2194 days ago
39.

Chatham    

Captain Kirk, you took the words right out of my mouth, every bit of it.

And in her eyes, ot's everybody's fault but her own.

2194 days ago
40.

Just Me2    

After she hands over her crown/title this coming Saturday - we will soon be reading about her upcoming "artsy" PLAYBOY Spread - Literally.

2194 days ago
41.

Ms_Tell_It_Like_It_Is    

When these agencies like the Miss Washington pageant don't stick to a strict code of ethics, it just keeps degrading the quality of the entire system. She gets paid to be a role model, yet she is a lousy role model and those pics prove it. Don't place the blame on the "friend you trusted letting you down", that is pure BS - YOU posed for those pics and allowed them to be taken, and YOU alone are responsible for them existing. Actually, she is not that attractive anyway, so Washington has low standards all the way around.

2194 days ago
42.

mom    

OH, Okay!!! Well, then everything's just fine and dandy---they were shot when she was just MISS SEATTLE!
Go put a bag over your head, honey

2194 days ago
43.

tmzjunkie    

oh...boohoo now, but we'll see her soon as a centerfold.

2194 days ago
44.

Stop breeding these killer dogs    

Angelina just had her twins!Congrats Angie and Brad!! Get with it TMZ you are always boasting about you always are on top of celebrity news but it obviously isn't so!

2194 days ago
45.

POO    

It's mine

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