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Transgender Beauty Queen

NOT a Total Loser

at Miss Universe Contest

5/20/2012 9:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

After all the hoopla to compete, transgender beauty queen Jenna Talackova LOST the title of Miss Universe Canada ... but DID manage to win something else -- Miss Congeniality.

Talackova took the stage Saturday night in Toronto -- along with 61 other Canadian women -- as the first transgender to compete in the Miss Universe beauty competition ... but was axed after the top 12.

If you recall ... the 23-year-old fought tooth and nail just to be allowed in the competition after it was discovered she was not a "natural born female" and underwent a sex-change operation 4 years ago.

Although she didn't make it past the semi-finals, Talackova took home a different prize ... she was one of four women to be named Miss Congeniality.

The real crown went to 26-year old Sahar Biniaz.

There's always next year.


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Is it just me Or does she look A LOT like Ivanka Trump?...they look like sisters to me.

855 days ago


Congratulations to Jenna! Miss Congeniality indeed!

And to those who oppose her for being trans ... get a life!

Most people in the world have no chance of having sex with her. Unless you plan to have sex with her, her genitals are none of your Fing business.

So move on studmen69 and barbiedollprincess. There's nothing to see here.

She seemed to want to compete. That was all. Some people made a huge fuss about that. And it became a media topic.

If you really don't want her to get attention, don't give her attention. The more you oppose her, the more people will come out in her support.

855 days ago


When I saw her picture under a headline last week that said "Beauty Queen fights to stay in contest", the first thought that popped into my head was, "That's a guy." I had no idea at that point that she was born a male. She just looks like a guy to me.

855 days ago


i have nothing against trans, but this is a born female constest! if i were a partiicpant and i would lose to a female i wouldnt be upset or anything but loosing to a MAN( she is s till a MAN) now that would upset me alot. am sure thats how all the contestants felt. JUST WRONG!! they have their own beauty contests stick with them! dont come nd force your way to FEMALE contests just to create DRAMA and get Media attention.

854 days ago


Bring back stoning

854 days ago


The TMZ message boards obviously aren't the place to voice your opinion if your pro-gay and transgendered rights though. That's okay, they can have this forum, main stream society no longer tolerates such close mindedness, so if they need to come on here to vent, so be it. Hurl all the insults and profanities you want at me on here if it makes you feel better, it doesn't change the FACT that the gay community is and will continue to achieve the equal rights we deserve. We should all learn to love and accept one another for who we are, as long as our life styles aren't hurting anybody else. Take care.

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