The Miss USA competition is looking for Contestant No. 52. The Miss Universe organization today announced #FindingMiss52, a nationwide search for a 52nd contestant to join the 2016 Miss USA competition which will air live Sunday June 5 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on Fox.
Applications are being accepted now for #FindingMiss52, in a search for a lucky woman who will join 51 contestants from all 50 states and District of Columbia, for a chance to become the next Miss USA. Applications will be reviewed by a judging panel who will ultimately select the top 10 #FindingMiss52 finalists based on originality/creativity, personality and a web interview. The public will then have a chance to vote on the top 10 and the winner will compete alongside the other 51 contestants. Full rules and information on how to apply can be found at MissUSA.com.
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Last year, the Miss USA competition clocked its lowest-ever audience of under a million viewers in a last-minute distribution deal on Reelz. That followed NBC’s announcement it was following Univision’s lead and dumping the telecast in the wake of controversial remarks made by pageant co-owner Donald Trump about Mexican immigrants during his White House bid announcement. WME | IMG later acquired The Miss Universe Organization, which includes Miss Universe,Miss USA and Miss Teen USA, from Trump.
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