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Miss USA

2nd Contestant Says

Pageant was Rigged

6/13/2012 8:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

Miss Pennsylvania is finally getting some backup ... because a SECOND Miss USA contestant is now saying there is PROOF the competition was rigged.

Problem is ... the corroborator is not revealing her identity. says the network spoke with the mystery contestant ... who says Miss Florida Karina Brez told her she saw a secret Miss USA document which contained the names of the Top 5 finalists ... before the Top 15 were announced.

"I saw Florida backstage and she was very, very flustered and upset. I thought it might be because she didn’t make the top 15 cut, but at that point she was able to reveal to me at least four of the five names who went on to be the top girls," the contestant told FOXNews.

The mystery woman continued, "[Miss FL] couldn’t remember the fifth because she was so upset. Several of the girls then started hearing through the grapevine about a list; a lot of people were upset.”

The story seems to fall in line with the allegations made by Miss PA Sheena Monnin -- who claimed Miss FL told her the same thing while they were backstage. Monnin has since resigned from her post and has given back her crown.

The Miss USA pageant -- and its owner Donald Trump -- have all denied the allegations ... and have taken legal action ... claiming Monnin's claims are just "loser's remorse."

Multiple contestants are also standing behind Trump ... saying Miss PA is a sore loser who made the whole thing up.



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Skeet skeet skeet!!!

831 days ago


Although Miss Pennsylvania & Miss Florida are nice looking, they aren't top 5 beautiful. There are female impersonators that look more feminine than Miss Pennsylvania. If they thought it was fixed, why wait until after finding out they were not in top five to complain????

831 days ago


I believe Miss Penn since story broke. No one watches these Pageants anymore. It is a joke!
Now this mystery witness came forward. Miss Florida should come forward if she did see the sheet with the names on it. I know why other women don't come forward because of Chump, I mean Trump. He is a freaking a'hole!!! Ok other contestants please come forward.

831 days ago


I haven't watched Miss USA in years. I think medically altered women should not be allowed to compete, it should be women with everything God gave them. No nosed jobs, boob jobs nothing changed what-so-ever. Natural beauty is what this contest was originally about and should remain as such. It probably is rigged.

830 days ago


If Trump is involved you know the pageant is dicked up. In fact even former ***** are allowed to participate.

830 days ago


trump is a jerk and a%$#@

830 days ago


I would call this's new nickname is the miss mystery contestant ..

830 days ago


Even the teen Miss USA pagent is rigged. My daughter was in it until the girl who won was bragging the day before the actual event she had won! Turns out she sold the most tickets to the pagent and won on that merit, not because she deserved to win. My daughter quit and hasn't wanted to participate any more.

830 days ago


Even the Teen Miss USA pagent is rigged. My daughter was in it until the girl who won knew the day before the actual event she was the winner. Turns out she sold the most tickets to the event and won on that merit, not because she deserved to win and then went around bragging about it! My daughter promptly quit participating.

830 days ago


if her name was on the top 5 list, she would have never said anything. Just another shallow want-to-be fame whore trying to make a living off her looks, get a real job you skank

830 days ago


I believe Miss Pennsylvania. Donald Trump is not credible as far as I'm comcerned. He will say and do anything for money, and this birther crapp about the president is evidence that he is a fool.

830 days ago


Of course it's rigged. Anything Donald Trump touches is dirty.

829 days ago


I agree with Donald Trump the accounting firm Ernest and Young doing these pageants miss usa miss universe and teen usa for a long time i know i am longtime beauty pageant fan like this it is not rigged Miss Penn. is very competitive and get her away with it the miss usa organization has the right to sue her. Donald Trump you are the doing the right thing

797 days ago
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