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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's "Idol" Worship

Miss USA's "Idol" Worship

Former "American Idol" wannabe, Constantine Maroulis, seems to have a fan in the nearly dethroned Miss USA Tara Conner. var config = new Array(); config["videoId"] = 370328463; config["videoRef"]… READ MORE >

Tara's Bad Behavior

Tara's Bad Behavior

With The Donald in the Christmas spirit, Tara Conner has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. Now pictures are surfacing from B.R. (that's "Before Rehab" for you folks outside the Thirty… READ MORE >

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Tara's Walk of Shame

Tara's Walk of Shame

Today could mark the end of Tara Conner's reign as Miss USA. var config = new Array(); config["videoId"] = 370380536; config["videoRef"] = null; config["lineupId"] = null; config["playerTag"] =… READ MORE >

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Tara Sinks; Trump Likes the Ink

Tara Sinks;
Trump Likes the Ink

It won't be a very happy 21st birthday today for Tara Conner: The Kentucky beauty is on the verge of losing her Miss USA crown over allegations of drug use and excessive partying, and sources tell… READ MORE >

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This Week's Biggest Losers 12/16/06

This Week's Biggest Losers
12/16/06

It took months for the Three Wise Men to ferry across the Holy Land with gifts of frankincense, gold and myrrh ... but it only takes a few days In the Zone for celebs to give TMZ the gift of… READ MORE >

- 2683 days ago
Tara Ripped "Edgy" Stars ... Then Became One

Tara Ripped "Edgy" Stars ... Then Became One

If Tara Conner practiced what she preached, the soon-to-be-ousted Miss USA wouldn't be in Donald Trump's doghouse with her tiara in her hand.TMZ has uncovered footage from the Q & A round of… READ MORE >

- 2683 days ago
First Runner-Up to Become Miss USA

First Runner-Up to Become Miss USA

With her dethroning imminent, Tara Conner's days as Miss USA are numbered. There she goes.One day after pageant boss Donald Trump publicly denied that reigning Miss USA Tara Conner was being… READ MORE >

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