Donald Trump Finally Says 'You're Fired Miss Cali"
...Miss California pageant officials said Wednesday that Prejean was fired because of continued breach of contract issues.
"This was a decision based solely on contract violations including Ms. Prejean's unwillingness to make appearances on behalf of the Miss California USA organization," executive director Keith Lewis said in a statement sent to ABCNews.com. "After our press conference in New York we had hoped we would be able to forge a better working relationship. However, since that time it has become abundantly clear that Carrie is unwilling to fulfill her obligations under our contract and work together..."
Kansas City Star:
Meet Tami Ferrell, the new Miss California USA
...Farrell will assume the state crown, now that Prejean has been dethroned for violating her pageant contract.
Farrell is a beauty queen from way back. Born on October 5, 1984 in southern Oregon, Farrell was crowned Miss Teen USA in 2003, where her fellow delegates voted her Miss Congeniality.
She can raise money like nobody's business. During her Miss Teen reign, she raised a record $21 million for her charities, more than any teen titleholder in the pageant's history...