Sheena Monnin, Miss PA USA resigns

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Morgantown, WV

#1 Jun 5, 2012
https://www.facebook.com/sheena.monnin

"I have decided to resign my position as Miss Pennsylvania USA 2012. Effective immediately I have voluntarily, completely, and utterly removed myself from the Miss Universe Organization. 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. I do not support this system in any way. In my heart I believe in honesty, fair play, a fair opportunity, and high moral integrity, none of which in my opinion are part of this pageant system any longer. Thank you all for your support and understanding as I walk a road I never dreamed I'd need to walk, as I take a stand I never dreamed I'd need to take. After 10 years of competing in a pageant system I once believed in, I now completely and irrevocably separate myself in every way and on every level from the Miss Universe Organization. I remove my support completely and have turned in the title of Miss Pennsylvania USA 2012."

SHEENA'S EXPLANATION.(from her FB page.)"Many people have sent me messages requesting and at times demanding that I come forward if I know information that has led to my abrupt and surprising resignation. I agree that it is my moral obligation to state what I witnessed and what I know to be true. I will relay to you the reasoning behind my resignation. I witnessed another contestant who said she saw the list of the Top 5 BEFORE THE SHOW EVER STARTED proceed to call out in order who the Top 5 were before they were announced on stage. Apparently the morning of June 3rd she saw a folder lying open to a page that said 'FINAL SHOW Telecast, June 3, 2012' and she saw the places for Top 5 already filled in. Thinking she was just seeing a rehearsal fake top 5 from a previous day she walked away, then realized that it had without a doubt been labeled as the Final Show Telecast, June 3rd. After the Top 16 were called and we were standing backstage she hesitantly said to me and another contestant that she knew who the Top 5 were. I said 'who do you think they will be?' She said that she didn't 'think' she 'knew' because she saw the list that morning. She relayed whose names were on the list. Then we agreed to wait and see if that was indeed the Top 5 called that night. After it was indeed the Top 5 I knew the show must be rigged; I decided at that moment to distance myself from an organization who did not allow fair play and whose morals did not match my own. That is all I know about this. If this contestant would like to step forward as an eye witness and as being the one who saw the sheet with the Top 5 already selected before the judges ever saw the Top 16, then perhaps action can be taken. As for me, I believe her words and I will not encourage anyone to compete in a system that in my opinion and from what I witnessed is dishonest."
Kramer

United States

#2 Jun 5, 2012
"Rhode Island never wins". From a Seinfeld episode.
Billy Naggy

Pittsburgh, PA

#3 Jun 25, 2012
I am in total agreement with Sheena. I have watched the pageants for many years and know that they are FIXED!!! It's all a joke and the girls who compete are mostly brain dead!!
An Observation

Irwin, PA

#4 Jun 25, 2012
Seriously, now... does anybody really give a damn about beaty queens today? That said, they are some of the more innocuous reality TV offerings these days.
Lonewolf

Batesburg, SC

#5 Jun 26, 2012
Nothing is as it seems anymore.It's mostly all a facade.
Billy Naggy

Pittsburgh, PA

#6 Jun 26, 2012
I watch the beauty pageants faithfully and I luv to see the girls dress up.
Billy Naggy

Pittsburgh, PA

#7 Jun 27, 2012
I hope Sheena exposes the real truth behind Beauty Pageants that they are all FAKE and FIXED!! It's all for tv ratings. Just like Roller Derby that I also LOVE is all FAKE!!!
Miss South Carolina

Pittsburgh, PA

#8 Jun 29, 2012
Some people, such as in the Iraq and the South Africa don't have maps, such as....
DoggyDaddy

Glenshaw, PA

#9 Jun 29, 2012
Miss South Carolina wrote:
Some people, such as in the Iraq and the South Africa don't have maps, such as....
I remember her, the lights were on but she wasn't home.
Miss South Carolina

Pittsburgh, PA

#10 Jun 30, 2012
Yes, the pageants are all FIXED!!! How do you think an idiot like me got to be a semi-finalist, duh?!?! Such as in the Iraq and such as....
Just Saying

Irwin, PA

#11 Jun 30, 2012
Miss South Carolina wrote:
Yes, the pageants are all FIXED!!! How do you think an idiot like me got to be a semi-finalist, duh?!?! Such as in the Iraq and such as....
You're kidding, right?
Miss South Carolina

Pittsburgh, PA

#12 Jun 30, 2012
I'm not kidding! How else would brain-dead blondes, such as in the Iraq and the such as, ever win if they weren't fixed!! Such as, some people don't have maps....

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