Carrie Prejean Sues Miss California Pageant
One beauty queen is fighting back, big time. According to Fox News, Former Miss California (and runner-up for Miss USA) Carrie Prejan has filed a suit agains K2 Productions, the organization that operates the Miss California pageant, claiming that they discriminated against her religious beliefs, causing her to suffer “emotional distress, anxiety, depression and loss of sleep.”
Prejan’s crown was taken away from her three months ago for what state pageant officials claimed was a “breach of contract” and failure to attend scheduled appearances. But Prejan’s lawyer, Charles S Limandri, says it all comes down to a statement she made against gay marriage. “If Carrie had not answered the question in support of traditional marriage … she would most certainly still be Miss California,” he said. “We have worked hard to provide overwhelming evidence that Carrie Prejan did not violate her contract with Miss California USA and did not deserve to have her title revoked.”
The suit alleges that Prejan was specifically asked not to talk about God in her Miss USA applications, and that after her controversial answer, she was also asked not to attend the pageant’s after-party. It also claims that the pageant conspired with Perez Hilton to create a “conspiracy to attack” that has caused her to suffer “emotional distress, anxiety, depression and loss of sleep.”
Okay, maybe the pageant did some crappy stuff. But it’s a pageant. You’re a beauty queen, putting yourself on stage TO BE JUDGED. And now you don’t like that people are judging you?