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Donald Trump

$5 Million VICTORY Over

Disgruntled Beauty Queen

12/18/2012 7:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

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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Does anybody watch those pageants? Donald, you are a sad, old, useless, poor man.

682 days ago


Everything Trump touches is rigged. He's just ticked that someone spilled the beans. And while she may be disgruntled, what she said was probably true. But of course old Donnie boy just has to line the pocket of the judge to get the restults he wants.

682 days ago

Peter Sc    

The court system has always been and will be for those who have the money to find the right judge and the most expensive laywers. No news there. Those who are hurt are those who cannot pay for justice.

682 days ago


Donald, you are such an ass

682 days ago


You the man, Donald. Way to put her in her place!

682 days ago


The man is so hideous, what a peice of garbage!!

681 days ago


What money? She will never be able to pay that up even if she was on her back for life.

670 days ago
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