Donald Trump Spares Miss California
Posted on May 12, 2009
Looks like Carrie Prejean’s opinions about gay marriage, as well as various and sundry racy snapshots in a state of undress, aren’t going to end up costing her the Miss California title. On Tuesday, Donald Trump announced that Prejean was going to continue her reign—and, shockingly, that he thought some of the photos were rather fetching.
AP via Google News:
“It’s the same answer the president of the United States gave; it’s the same answer many people gave,” Trump said. “She gave an honorable answer; she gave an answer from her heart.”
Trump said he and other pageant officials had reviewed racy photos of Prejean and decided they were acceptable.
“We are in the 21st century. We have determined the pictures taken are fine,” he said, adding that “in some cases the pictures were lovely.”
AP photo / Bebeto Matthews
Pageantry trumps politics: Miss California Carrie Prejean thanks Donald Trump for his support during a news conference in New York on Tuesday.