June 10, 2009

Carrie Prejean Fired as Miss California

Apparently we don't get video of Trump saying "you're fired," sadly.

Carrie Prejean Fired as Miss California

Carrie Prejean, formerly titled Miss California, is fired. The beauty pageant winner Miss California Carrie Prejean firedmade headlines last month for taking a stand against gay marriage while professing to be a Christian. Shortly after several semi-nude photos from her young modeling days surfaced on the Internet – remaining Web buzz for days. Even talk show host and political commentator Keith Olbermann stepped in the Miss California free speech fray. Now, Miss Malibu, Tami Farrell -- who incidently is renown within the pagean circles for her congeniality -- is the new Miss California.

Vocal friends and enemies has she, the fact that the former Miss California is fired is likely to reignite a few digital flames. The AP reports today that Carrie Prejean has been terminated in her role as Miss California.

β€œIt's official: Controversial Miss California Carrie Prejean has heard the words "you're fired" from pageant boss Donald Trump.

Trump issued a statement Wednesday saying he sacked Prejean for failing to honor her commitments as Miss California USA.”

Donald Trump on why Miss California Carrie Prejean was fired:

"I told Carrie she needed to get back to work and honor her contract with the Miss California USA Organization and I gave her the opportunity to do so," Trump said in the statement. "Unfortunately it just doesn't look like it is going to happen and I offered Keith my full support in making this decision. Carrie is a beautiful young woman and I wish her well as she pursues her other interests." -- ABC News

Carrie Prejean Fired as Miss California

Posted at June 10, 2009 8:03 PM

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