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The View Getting Backlash for Comments

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The View Co-host, Joy Behar, has Pissed off Nurses!

Nurses across social media are up in collective arms after comments made on “The View” about a Miss America contestant.

It’s been just over a week since The View returned with a mostly new panel of co-hosts, but the ABC show has already found itself at the center of controversy again!

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Johnson & Johnson and Eggland’s Best, two of The View‘s advertisers, have pulled the plug on the talk show in the wake of the recent backlash that erupted on Monday when co-host Joy Behar made controversial comments about Nurse on-air.

Vanessa Williams Returns to Miss America 2016 Stage

Vanessa Williams Miss America

Vanessa Williams returned to Miss America 32 years after becoming the first African-American woman to win the crown.

Vanessa Williams and the Miss America Pageant appear to have resolved their issues and are moving on from all the scandal which forced Williams to hand over her crown. Read details here

The show opened Sunday night with Miss America CEO Sam Haskell apologizing to Williams and her mother Helen. Haskell noted that while none of the execs still with the pageant forced Vanessa to lose her crown, he still wanted to apologize for, “anything that was said or done” to her in 1984.

You might remember, Williams was forced to resign as Miss America after nude, girl-on-girl pics of her surfaced.

According to TMZ.com,who broke the story reported that M.A. execs were in meltdown mode this week planning for Williams’ appearance. They were under the impression she would be apologizing — but it looks like they bit the bullet.

However, it doesn’t look like Vanessa will be receiving a new crown — just a good-ole-fashioned apology.

Caitlyn Jenner Reveals the Meaning Behind the Name Caitlyn

CALL ME CAITLYN!  Please

Call Me Caitlyn What's Behind the NameCaitlyn Jenner  formerly known as Bruce Jenner has shared the meaning by her chosen name.

The English meaning of the name Caitlyn is:  Pure.

In English the meaning of the name Bruce is: Thick brush.

It was reportedly inspired by a former Miss America contestant.   Heather and Cathy were initially the frontrunners  up for consideration…both of which were inspired by the “beauty pageant.”

Jenner admitted watching the pageant in an attempt to find the “perfect” name!   However, when her assistant, Rhonda, suggested Catilyn…it was like BINGO!  Heather and Cathy were no longer an option.

Miss America 2010 Winner

Miss Virginia, 22-year-old Caressa Cameron, walked away with the crown and a $50,000 Miss America scholarship tonight in Las Vegas wearing a bright yellow satin gown with embellished bodice and massive chandelier earrings.

miss americaCaressa Cameron wore her long dark hair in a loose, side swept coif, that distinguished her from several of the blonde finalists who also seemed to be sharing the same tube of red lipstick.

The Miss America Organization is one of the nation’s leading achievement programs and the world’s largest provider of scholarship

assistance for young women. Last year, the Miss America Organization and its state and local organizations made available more than $45 million in cash and scholarship assistance.

Talent and smarts (rather than style) seemed to be the main factors that helped this beauty edge out the competition, including first runner-up and fellow brunette, Miss California Kristy Cavinder.

Please Take Miss America To The Super Bowl

Can someone please help Katie Stam who was crowned Miss America last weekend  in Las Vegas. She really  wants to go to the Super Bowl but she doesn’t have a ticket.  Imagine that! Miss American with no ticket to the Super Bowl!   Now that’s a real problem!

The 22-year-old University of Indianapolis student is in Tampa this week for the  “Taste of the NFL,” a charitable event that combines chefs, athletes and entertainers.

She admits that although she was born 60 miles from Indianapolis she is not a colts fan.  She roots for the Bears.  However, as for her Super Bowl favorite…She’s pulling for the Cardinals.


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