The former 2017 Miss Florida USA is fighting back after losing her title!
Genesis Davila is suing the Miss USA pageant after being stripped of her crown last month. According to court papers, the gorgeous gal is claiming the head of the contest, Grant Gravitt, took away her title because of his prejudice against Puerto Ricans!
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The beauty queen alleges the pageant boss spread lies in order to get her dethroned.
According to the pageant's official statement, the 23-year-old's win was nullified after she
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Well, that was quick!
On July 16, Genesis Davila beat out several ladies to win the title of Miss Florida USA 2017! Sadly, ten days after winning, the Puerto Rican-American beauty queen is being stripped of her title!
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According to Grant Gravitt, executive producer of the Miss Florida USA pageant:
"We have a zero-tolerance policy on rules… Whether it's something major or minor, it's all about keeping an equal and level playing field. Unfortunately, our title holder sought an unfair competitive advantage, and that's just not acceptable in our system."
But what rule did she break?? Davila used professional hair and makeup artists in her private room, which is a no-no in the contest.
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