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Miss America Announces Elimination Of Swimsuit Competition & Will No Longer Be Judging Contestants On Physical Appearance — Will You Watch Now??

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Miss America is getting a makeover!

Former Miss America and now chair of the Board of Trustees of the Miss America Organization, Gretchen Carlson, announced on Good Morning America on Tuesday that there will no longer be a swimsuit or evening gown competition and contestants will no longer be judged on their physical appearance.

The former Fox News anchor explained:

"We are no longer a pageant, we are a competition."

Related: Miss America CEO Sam Haskell Resigns

In place of the swimsuit segment, contestants will take part in a live interactive session with the judges demonstrating their passion, intelligence, and overall understanding of the job of Miss America. Instead of the traditional gown portion of the competition, contestants are encouraged to wear attire that makes them feel confident, expresses their personal style, and shows how they hope to advance the role of Miss America.

Carlson went on:

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Mama June Deals With Gaining The Weight Back In From Not To Hot Season 2 Trailer!

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Mama June: From Not To Hot returns to WEtv June 15. And speaking of returning…

Unfortunately, as happens with many people who lose weight quickly, Mama June Shannon has put some weight back on — apparently going from a size 4 to a size 12 in the space of a reality TV season!

Ch-ch-check out the trailer for the next step in her ongoing struggle (above)!

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Miss America CEO Sam Haskell Resigns — Forced Out Over Disgusting Leaked Emails

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Don't let the door hit you in the ass one the way out, Sam Haskell!

The Miss America Organization CEO has now officially resigned just days after some of his disgusting and sexist emails were revealed to the public.

After a very poor initial response by the organization, at least they finally did the right think by forcing Haskell out today!!

Related: Ivanka Trump's Jewelry Line Allegedly Involved In $100 Million Money Laundering Scheme!

According to TMZ, Haskell has resigned with his departure effective immediately — and that's on top of news

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Gretchen Carlson & 48 More Miss Americas Tell CEO To Resign Over Disgusting Leaked Emails — See The Organization's Disappointing Response!

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Less than a day after the shocking reveal of leaked emails between the leadership of the Miss America pageant, 49 former Miss Americas are demanding resignations.

In case you hadn't heard, HuffPost revealed company messages between CEO Sam Haskell and others, which contained numerous examples of fat-shaming, slut-shaming, name-calling, and, frankly, scheming behind the backs of the Formers.

Related: Ivanka Trump's Jewelry Line Allegedly Involved In $100 Million Money Laundering Scheme!

Now they've banded together, from 1948's BeBe Shopp Waring (now 87 years old!), to 2013's personally insulted Mallory Hagan (above) to 2017's Savvy Shields, to say enough.

1989 winner Gretchen Carlson, who already has some experience fighting a sexist exec, tweeted:

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