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Arbitrator: Beauty queen defamed pageant, owes $5 million

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 12/19/2012 @ 11:48 pm In Diversions,Money | No Comments

(MSN) A beauty queen who claimed this year’s Miss USA contest was fixed has been ordered to pay the pageant organization $5 million for defamation.

In a decision signed last week, an arbitrator found that the comments from Miss Pennsylvania USA Sheena Monnin were false, harmful and malicious. Monnin had alleged that the five finalists had been selected in advance of the pageant’s live telecast.

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