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Donald Trump gives Miss Pennsylvania Sheena Monnin 24 Hours to Apologize Regarding Her Statements about Miss USA being Rigged.
Sheena Monnin has been given 24 hours to apologize to Donald Trump for comments that she made in regards to the Miss USA pageant.
Sheena was Miss Pennsylvania before she resigned this week after accusing the entire Miss USA organization as being a fraud. She said,
“In good conscience I can no longer be affiliated in any way with an organization I consider to be fraudulent, lacking in morals, inconsistent, and in many ways trashy,”
WHY DID SHEENA MONNIN QUIT?
The Daily News says that they have an email from Sheena Monnin, which basically says that she was quitting because of the new transgender policy. The email said that she
refuses to be part of a pageant system that has so far and so completely removed itself from its foundational principles as to allow and support natural born males to compete in it.”
WAS THAT REALLY THE REASON?
She later switched up her story to say that she is quitting because she found out that the winners were pre-selected. She said that she was told this by another contestant (who has since denied making those allegations. Monnin insists via her Facebook page that she saw a folder that had the final 5 selected before the TV show actually aired.
This post has since been removed from facebook but not before getting to the Donald.
DONALD’S FIRST SHOTS FIRED
Trump, who is not shy about anything spoke out on the Today show basically calling Monnin a sore loser, saying that she is suffering from loser’s remorse and that he will be suing the contestant,
She said some really strong things. When she’s using the word ‘fraud,’ that’s pretty strong, so we’re going to be suing her on that basis,
ONE LAST CHANCE…..
After thinking it over Trump and his attorney, Michael D. Cohen decided to give Monnin a second chance. Cohen recently told E! News,
“Accordingly, if Ms. Monnin in a writing received by Mr. Trump within the next 24 hours apologizes and withdraws her utterly baseless claim that the Miss USA pageant results were predetermined, then and only then will Mr. Trump and the Miss USA Organization not proceed with litigation against Ms. Monnin seeking massive damages for her defamatory and offensive remarks,”
Let’s see what happens. Sheena the clock is ticking.Read more...
I’ve mentioned before how good the biggest loser has been this season. Well this last episode got even better. Better in regards to drama but not in regards to me liking the contestants.
This episode came on like a movie. There was a camera crew filming the camera crew as they scanned all the rooms with no one in them. As a spectator at home, you have no idea what’s going on. After about 45 seconds of empty rooms you see Mark (Cornelison) packing, then you see all the contestants packing and walking out; refusing to play the game any longer.
Then the producers tell Bob and Bob goes and gets Dolvett….and then it’s on. Both Trainers then march off to find out exactly what is going on. It’s all very dramatic, all very well done.
WHY WERE THE CONTESTANTS WALKING OUT?
It seems that the remaining contestants were pissed off that three of them would be going home and that someone who was sent home weeks ago could come back and compete for the $250,000 grand prize. The contestants thought it wasn’t fair and rallied together to stage a walk out.
My thoughts were, HOW DARE THEY!!
NBC had the upper hand and they knew it. When you weigh about 1000 lbs, have no hope and no future, guess what? You will sign your life away. You will sign and agree to anything, especially if you have nothing to start with. That’s exactly what these guys did.
The producers played it smooth. They contacted their lawyer and he sat down with each of them separately and showed them where in the contract that they agreed to allow someone being able to come from home and get a chance to compete in the finale. In their minds at the time, their self esteem was so low, they probably never though it would actually be them left in the house so they probably expected that they would need that second chance.
The lawyer also very eloquently explained it from the perspective of the person who is sitting out at home and has always been counting on the chance to come back. If NBC changed the rules and the contestants who are training at home weren’t allowed back at the end to compete for a spot in the grand finale, that would not be fair to them.
SO WHO STAYED AND WHO WENT HOME?
Allen “Buddy” Shuh and Mark Cornelison ended up going Home. Mark had almost nothing to lose and felt that he wasn’t going to win and Buddy….Buddy was just plain stupid. He could have easily won the entire thing. His wife might leave him because he went back to Michigan leaving a quarter of a million dollars on the table. He worked hard enough and had the mental fortitude to win the entire thing, and just like that…he gave up.
PLAYING THE ULTIMATE GAME
In my mind, I think Conda and Jermey had no plans on ever quitting. They just wanted to see if they could get Mark, Buddy and or Kim to leave; which they did. Now they were guaranteed to have a family member in the finale. On top of that I believe Jeremy threw the final challenge so that his sister can be in the finale. He wasn’t that upset on the scale, he only lost 10 lbs (which is one of his lower weigh ins) and he had a front row seat watching Kim during her workouts so he knew that she was killing it. He knew he would have to at least pull a 15 to stay on the ranch. Who knew that Kim would be the one pulling the 15.
That’s right, Kim ended up losing 15 lbs on the final weigh in sending Jeremy home.
With the highest weigh loss for the week, Kim also won a Ford Escape, something else that Buddy gave up as he could have easily posted the best number in the house.
NBC IS LUCKY I’M NOT A PRODUCER!
I would have sent their ungrateful asses all home. I would have brought back 3 of the best at home contestants and finished up the season. Furthermore, I would have charged all the contestants who left the house for food, shelter, personal training sessions, usage of the gym, doctor visits, dietician fees and all the clothes from the makeover and airfare for the three trips they took this season.
Then they would have the option of either paying the huge bill, or coming in an watching the finale and agreeing to an interview afterward.
Don’t think that might still happen to Buddy and Mark. It’s important that the world knows that you can’t just walk out of these agreements. They are real life contracts and are enforceable.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER TODD LUBIN WAS PISSED!
He told the NY Post
We’re not into faking anything, and there’s not a lot we want to hide on this show. When the guys quit, it bummed me out, and I was so hurt . . . I didn’t look calm and cool [on the episode] because I cared so much and worried they were thumbing their noses [at the show].
“I was more dramatic than they were,” he says. “I was so mad —and they were all so calm and cool.”
They’re off for good. That’s the rule — if you leave, you’re quitting the show,”
“They’re still trying to justify it, Buddy [Shuh] had a real shot at a quarter-million dollars and really needed the money. This is a five-month show and enables [the contestants] to talk to their families, who report back what people are saying. Buddy and Mark are both preachers and have to be careful with their image.
“But the next day, when they were leaving the show, I invited them to the finale.
“They’re part of the family, and while I don’t agree with what they did, I still want them to be a part of this.”
DOLVETT PLAYS IT COOL
Kudos to Dolvett Quince once again playing it cool and displaying the ability to say the right thing at the right time. The last thing you want to do is pull a Ann Kournikova and push people when they are in an emotionally unstable place. Then they would resent him which would make it hard for him to train them and he would get the negative feedback putting his job in jeopardy. He was confident that NBC and their legal team would be the bad guys and he could take his frustrations out on them in the gym. Very well done – but I could see the expression on his face – He was like, “The Audacity!”
Next week all the old contestants will come back to compete. The funny thing is Mark’s son Chism and Buddy’s brother Ben will be amongst those coming back to earn a shot in the finale. They were prepared to take that opportunity away from their loved ones because they were too afraid to compete.
Buddy and Mark – You Two Are; THE BIGGEST LOSERS!!
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Erin Martin Blames Cee-Lo for Her Elimination on “The Voice”, says, “I think it was a good lesson for Cee Lo”
I knew this was coming. Honestly I can’t stand this beeyatch. She should have went home win she battled The Shields Brothers when they song “What’s Love got to Do with It”. Cee-Lo gave her a second chance and sent the Shield’s brother packing and now this.
Erin gave an interview with Access Hollywood where she blamed everyone but herself for her elimination,
Oh my God, I’m so glad to be over this competition. Yes, I’m over it,
[For] the blind audition I gave a fabulous performance, and for my last song I gave a fabulous performance, and for both of those songs I chose my song and the chips – not the chips, but like, the control was in my hands of the song and like, you know, how I sang it. When I gave that creative control over, it kind of just didn’t really go so well.
Ok, so basically she is saying that every song that she had creative control over, she did well. Ok…Oh wait, there is more…..shhhh…listen…
I think it was a good lesson for Cee Lo in this particular instance that, you know, when you come across a voice like mine, you have to really nurture it and he wasn’t the right person to do that. No offense to him, it just, he wasn’t… I’m the right person to nurture my voice.
Don’t worry, no offense taken. She had one of the weirdest singing types on the show. Honestly if it wasn’t Cee-lo, I’m not too sure who would have really been able to work with her. Between the voice and the attitude she was just too much. It’s so distracting that you forget how beautiful she is and focus in on her irritation.
If you want to understand what I mean…watch the clip below. You tell me is she should have one this battle. The Shields Brothers were just awesome!
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