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Tara Conner

Tara Elizabeth Conner (born December 18, 1985) is an American beauty queen and model, who was Miss USA 2006 and has also competed in the Miss Teen USA and Miss Universe pageants. Apart from her role as Miss USA, Conner has been employed as a model. She was a featured model on the HDNet series Bikini Fantasies in 2004, posing in Lake Tahoe. She has also held the titles Miss Kentucky Teen USA 2002, Miss Kentucky County Fair 2004, and Miss Kentucky USA 2006. In late 2006, Conner became the center of a public scandal when news reports claimed she had been drinking underage, tested positive for the use of cocaine, heroin and crystal meth, and kissed Miss Teen USA Katie Blair, among other things. She was allowed to retain her title, provided she enter a drug rehabilitation program. On The Oprah Winfrey Show, Donald Trump said that he gave a second chance to Conner for personal reasons. His brother Fred died from alcoholism and Trump said, "I believe in second chances, and sometimes it works when you give somebody a second chance." After she was born in Dallas, Texas, Conner's family moved to Russell Springs, Kentucky, when she was six weeks old. Tara Conner stated that she started

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Miss USA -- I Was a Drunk, Coked Up Liar

Miss USA -- I Was a Drunk, Coked Up Liar

In her first television interview since leaving rehab, Conner sat with "Today's" Matt Lauer and admitted to abusing alcohol and cocaine, as well as other drugs, and suggested that an abusive… READ MORE >

Ex-Queen to Tara: You're a Disgrace

Ex-Queen to Tara: You're a Disgrace

Not everyone thinks Tara Conner should be getting a second chance – and one ex-Miss USA is slamming Tara for dragging the crown through the drug-and-alcohol-soaked mud.Two former Miss USAs… READ MORE >

- 2758 days ago
Mess USA - Yeah, I Did Coke

Mess USA - Yeah, I Did Coke

Disgraced beauty queen Tara Conner fesses up to using cocaine – as well as anti-depressants and other drugs – in an interview to air tomorrow.According to Page Six, Conner will tell… READ MORE >

- 2759 days ago
Tara's Trying Wayyy Too Hard!

Tara's Trying Wayyy Too Hard!

Mess USA Tara Conner is fully rehabilitated! We know, because she's clutching a teddy bear.TMZ has obtained the first pictures of Tara since her hard-partying ways earned her a Trump-thumping into… READ MORE >

- 2764 days ago
Tara Picks "Today" & "Tonight" Over Oprah

Tara Picks "Today" & "Tonight" Over Oprah

She's only been out of rehab for a few days, but embattled Miss USA Tara Conner has already started a major war between TV megastars.Sources connected with the pageant tell TMZ that both "Oprah"… READ MORE >

- 2765 days ago
Miss USA Gets No Welcoming Party

Miss USA Gets No Welcoming Party

Miss USA Tara Conner finished her stint in rehab yesterday but, contrary to swirling rumors, didn't have a welcome-home bash at the club where she spent many of her notoriously wild nights.Conner… READ MORE >

- 2768 days ago
Another Beauty Queen Bites the Dust

Another Beauty Queen
Bites the Dust

It has not been a good year for beauty queens. First, reigning Miss USA Tara Conner got called to The Donald's office and sent to rehab for a few "indiscretions," then Miss Nevada Katie Rees'… READ MORE >

- 2775 days ago
Jessica -- My Christmas Sucks

Jessica -- My Christmas Sucks

For Jessica Simpson, it's the most miserable time of the year, with no man and a career that's going off the rails.Jessica didn't leave her trailer on the Louisiana set of her movie "Blonde… READ MORE >

- 2794 days ago
Tara Street Walking

Tara Street Walking

Miss USA Tara Conner isn't wasting any time getting back to work. Tara was spotted entering the Miss Universe HQ in NYC on Wednesday, no doubt for a post-redemption pre-rehab confab. Tara was… READ MORE >

- 2800 days ago
Inside Miss USA

Inside Miss USA

Donald Trump made the surprising announcement on Tuesday, that embattled Miss USA Tara Conner would be entering rehab, but would be keeping her crown -- a crown that no one, including Tara,… READ MORE >

- 2801 days ago

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