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The Hometowns Of Miss USA

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel

The Miss USA pageant will air Sunday in Las Vegas. We decided to take a look back at the past winners -- and their hometowns. The winners from the...

Former Miss USA Sentenced In Drunk Driving Case

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 07.09.2012 | Detroit

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. — Rima Fakih, the first Arab-American to be crowned Miss USA, avoided jail during sentencing Wednesday in her Michigan drun...

Miss USA Pleads 'No Contest' In Drunk Driving Case

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 06.11.2012 | Detroit

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. — Rima Fakih, the first Arab-American to be crowned Miss USA, pleaded no contest Wednesday in a Michigan drunken driving ca...

Rima Fakih, Ex-Miss USA, Was Above Legal Alcohol Limit

AP | By JEFF KAROUB and DAVID N. GOODMAN | Posted 12.07.2011 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Former Miss USA Rima Fakih was speeding and weaving through traffic with an uncorked, half-empty bottle of champagne and a blood-alcohol le...

Miss USA Arrested On Drunk Driving Suspicions

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.11.2012 | Style

From the moment she received her Miss USA crown, Rima Fakih has been embroiled in controversies. She initially grabbed headlines in 2010 when she b...

Miss USA Rima Fakih Talks About Her Partying (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 08.13.2011 | Style

"Good Morning America" sat down with Miss USA 2010, Rima Fakih, to talk about her "bumpy year," which, of course, kicked off with her pole dancing pho...

Muslim Miss USA: Mosque Too Close To WTC Site

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Rima Fakih, the first Muslim Miss USA, has come out against the location of the so-called "Ground Zero mosque." Fakih, whose faith caused a bit of ...

Miss USA Rima Fakih Turns Heads At Fashion Fete (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Miss USA Rima Fakih--she of stripper scandal fame--turned heads at the Hugo Boss party on Thursday night. Page Six reports that although the fete was ...

Muslim Miss USA Rima Fakih Talks Faith, Being An Ambassador For Muslims

Religion News Service | By Omar Sacirbey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) Rima Fakih's path from Lebanon to Las Vegas, where she was crowned Miss USA on May 16, is not unlike oth...

The Miss USA Pageant And The Politics Of Beauty

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Disgrasian

One of the most awesomely fake controversies of the year has got to be the decrying of newly-crowned Miss USA Rima Fakih--the first Muslim-American an...

Muslim Miss USA: Progress Or Immodesty?

Religion News Service | By Omar Sacirbey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) Europe's burqa debate and a steady stream of media images showing veiled women have led to a widespread...

She's Hot and Hezbollah: When Women Are Wielded as Ideological Weapons

Haroon Moghul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Haroon Moghul

Fakih will be wielded as a weapon to tell women what they're wearing is wrong. For far too long, women -- or women reduced to their bodies -- have been the fields on which ideas, identities, and now corporations do battle.

Miss USA Scrutiny Indicates Weird Obsession with Islam

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ahmed Rehab

Just one day after Rima Fakih, an Arab-American Lebanese Muslim from Michigan, won the Miss USA pageant, her faith took center stage, and sure enough, some found a way to "link" her to terrorism.

Congrats to Miss USA But Here are the Arab American Women I Look Up To

Nour Akkad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Nour Akkad

Should Rima Fakih's victory really be looked at as groundbreaking? One Facebook post equated Fakih's win to Barack Obama becoming the first African American President. If a beauty pageant win is our breakthrough moment, we're in trouble.

Rima Fakih Arab-American from Michigan crowned 2010 Miss USA

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

UPDATE: Miss USA Rima Fakih is embroiled in her first scandal: a website posted photos of the beauty queen participating in (and winning) a pole danci...