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Donald Trump

$5 Million VICTORY Over

Disgruntled Beauty Queen

12/18/2012 7:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Donald Trump isn't wasting his precious, billionaire time RIGGING beauty pageants, despite allegations from a scorned pageant contestant ... this according to a judge.

As we previously reported, Trump had filed a lawsuit against former Miss Pennsylvania Sheena Monnin ... claiming she defamed his Miss Universe Org. when she went on a media blitz and accused the Miss USA pageant of being rigged.  

At the time, Monnin had claimed a fellow Miss USA contestant had seen a list containing the top 5 contestants before they were officially announced at the event. Trump denied the allegations.

The case went to arbitration ... and now, the retired U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge who oversaw the case ruled that Monnin DID defame the Miss Universe Org. ... and awarded M.U.O. $5 million in damages.

Trump also released a statement saying, "We cannot allow a disgruntled contestant to make false and reckless statements which are damaging to the many people who have devoted their hearts and souls to the Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA pageant systems.”

He added, "While I feel very badly for Sheena, she did the wrong thing. She was really nasty, and we had no choice. It is an expensive lesson for her."

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31.

Karls    

I hope she just goes bankrupt and he gets nothing.

639 days ago
32.

STACCEE    

guess she didn't sleep with his egotistical ass and he made her pay for not doing so. anyone that doesn't know those pagents are rigged are ust as crazy as his ass

639 days ago
33.

KimKnLohanRSlutbags    

What a Douche Bag he exploits women and then sues them to teach them a lesson? He's a tough guy Obama should sue him and his freaking wig!!!

639 days ago
34.

Horndog    

Boycott all Trump (tm) businesses and any company that advertises on his idiotic apprentice program.

639 days ago
35.

super_bidi    

A$SHOLE

639 days ago
36.

BellaJ    

He's just so smug, and such a hypocrite!

639 days ago
37.

Truth    

AHHH COMPLETE UTTER BULLSH*T!! YALL KNOW TRUMP AINT GETTING A PENNY OF THAT JUDGEMENT. THE CHIC IN NO WAY HAS $5 MIL TO SPARE LET ALONE $5 BUX. ALL SHE DOES IS FILE FOR BANKRUPTCY AND CASE OVER... LOOK AT OJ, WHAT DID HE EVER PAY OF THAT $33.5 MIL JUDGEMENT??? YEA, NUTHIN. TRUTH IS TRUMP HAS BUNCH OF OVERPAID LAWYERS TO BOGGLE DOWN THE SYSTEM. NO SECRET, MENTIONED MANY TIMES IN THE YEARS PRIOR, TRUMP SUES ANYONE WHO TELLS THE TRUTH ABOUT HIM AS "DEFAMATION". POINT BLANK. #TRUTH!!

639 days ago
38.

paul a.    

A new porn star is born!

639 days ago
39.

Columbo    

He could give a crap about the money. He won. That's all that matters. Mess with the bull you get the horns. She was out for her 15 minutes. Donald gave it to her. Lesson learned.

639 days ago
40.

The New Improved Sock Puppet    

If she wanted to do the beauty queen thing (*eye roll here*) she should have kept her mouth shut. I guess that was her last hurrah so she decided to make a fuss. Looking at this picture of her it seems that that tranny that Trump took a shinking to was far nicer looking like this woman who looks like the 1960...s make-up version of Priscilla Preseley. That is not "beauty" in any way, shape, or form.

639 days ago
41.

tripod    

stupid girl...............she's mad she wasn't pretty enough to win and now she's out 5 mill........lol!

639 days ago
42.

sgm    

Not taking Donald's side but all of these contestants know the rules of the game when they become involved I these silly pageants.

639 days ago
43.

Jay    

The DON forgot to use his Orange spray tan on his hand. He looks like crap with that stuff on. He must be white as a goat under his clothes...

639 days ago
44.

Anabellatx1    

hahahaha good job Donald T :) and screw all of you haters of his success because all he does is laugh at your brokea$$ faces XD

639 days ago
45.

KimKnLohanRSlutbags    

This Douche can give 2 sh%ts about while you idolize him while he's bending you over like he just did to that girl that found out he rigs the show then sues her!

639 days ago
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