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Donald Trump has announced that the Miss Universe Organization - which he owns! - plans to sue Miss Pennsylvania USA, a.k.a. Sheena Monnin.

Monnin resigned her crown Tuesday claiming Sunday’s Miss USA pageant was rigged ... and has no morals for allowing transgendered contestants.

Miss Rhode Island Olivia Culpo won Miss USA 2012, while Monnin, who did not place in the top five, said it was predetermined from the start.

Trump begs to differ and says he hopes Monnin has a good lawyer.

“We’re going to bring a lawsuit against this girl,” he told Today co-anchor Ann Curry and ABC's George Stephanopoulos in separate interviews.

“It is so ridiculous,” Trump told Curry of Monnin’s charge, noting that the voting is “supervised by Ernst and Young and everything is certified.”

“They've done an investigation. I just found out about it ... the person that supposedly showed the list totally denies that that ever took place.”

Besides, he noted later, “the organization doesn’t care who the Top 5 are, or the Top 10,” adding, “I mean, what difference does it make?”

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Miss Pennsylvania USA Sheena Monnin resigned this week, calling the Miss Universe Organization "fraudulent, lacking in morals, inconsistent and trashy."

Let's start with the first part. She wrote on Facebook that a fellow contestant saw a list revealing the top five Miss USA finalists before the show took place.

The Miss Universe Organization denies this, saying in a statement:

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"The Miss Universe Organization can confirm the resignation of the Pennsylvania title holder after she did not place in the Top 16 at the Miss USA pageant."

"In an email to pageant organizers, she cited the Miss Universe Organization's policy regarding transgendered contestants as the reason for her resignation."

"Today she has changed her story by publicly making false accusations claiming that the pageant was fixed, however the contestant she privately sourced as her reference has vehemently refuted her most recent claim."

"We are disappointed that she would attempt to steal the spotlight from Olivia Culpo of Rhode Island on her well-deserved Miss USA win."

Culpo, who won Sunday, was asked during the show about the inclusion of transgender contestants, which the organization permitted two months ago.

"I do think it is fair," she said. "I could understand how people could be apprehensive to take that road, but I do accept that ... I believe it's a free country."

After the organization changed its rules to allow Jenna Talackova, who was born male, to compete (for Miss Canada), Sheena Monnin was PISSED.

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Olivia Culpo may have earned the title of Miss USA last night - and will go on to represent the United States in the Miss Universe pageant later this year - but Internet users are the true winners here.

That's because the bikini-clad women who took to the stage this weekend are the latest to participate in a "Call Me Maybe" lip dub, moving and shaking and pretending to sing to Carly Rae Jepsen's catchy hit.

And, yes, Donald Trump even gets into the act around the 40-second mark. Watch now:

Last week, a video was released that summed up a number of similar lip dubs, from those featuring Katy Perry to James Franco to the Harvard baseball team. Check out their "Call Me Maybe" versions now!

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Miss USA 2012 Olivia Culpo should thank Audrey Bolte.

The 23-year-old Miss Ohio was the second runner-up at last night's pageant - not a poor showing, but Bolte's title hopes were likely undone by one answer.

She was asked by judge Marilu Henner, "Do you think women are depicted in movies and TV in an accurate and positive way and please give us an example."

Miss Ohio's amazing response:

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"I think it depends on the movie. I think there are some movies that depict women in a very positive role and some movies that put them in a little bit more of a negative role, but by the end of the movie they show that woman power that I know we all have."

"Such as the movie Pretty Woman."

"We had a wonderful, beautiful woman, Julia Roberts, and she was having a rough time. But you know what? She came out on top and she didn't let anyone stay in her path."

Yeah. We sort of see Audrey's point about the character's perseverance and strength, but still ... saying a hooker is a positive depiction of women on screen? Ouch.

Roberts' Vivian Ward was a likable woman, but she come out on top when a rich man hired her for sex for a week and then rescued her from a life of prostitution.

Probably not what the judges were looking for.

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Olivia Culpo is Miss USA 2012.

The 20-year-old Miss Rhode Island won the 61st annual pageant Sunday and will go on to represent the United States in the Miss Universe pageant later this year.

She topped a field of 51 contestants on Sunday to take the title at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip to take the coveted title.

Olivia Culpo, Miss USA

First runner-up was Miss Maryland Nana Meriwether, while second runner-up was Miss Ohio Audrey Bolte. Congratulations go out to all three lovely ladies.

There can be only one winner, though, and it was the beautiful brunette , a student at Boston University who donned a stunning purple Grecian-style gown.

Throughout the night, Culpo discussed her love of music - she played the cello for 13 years and was an avid band camper - and for quoting celebrities.

Culpo's best moment was when she explained why it would be fair if a transgender woman - like Canada's controversial Jenna Talackova - won the title:

"I do think that would be fair, but I could understand how people could be apprehensive to take that road," she said. But, "there are so many people who have a need to change for a happier life. I do accept that because I believe it's a free country."

Well said, Olivia Culpo. Well said.

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Tori Vance, the former Miss Arizona Teen USA, was arrested last weekend in L.A.

The charge: Suspicion of DUI. Law enforcement sources confirm Vance, 18, was pulled over Saturday around 9:15 p.m. for making an illegal U-turn in Hollywood.

The officer approached her Mini Cooper and Tori showed signs of intoxication, so the cop asked her to get out of the car. She was given a field sobriety test.

Spoiler alert: It did not go well.

Tori Vance

Tori Vance was subsequently arrested, taken to a nearby police station and booked for misdemeanor DUI, also known as the Amanda Bynes.

Sources say that Tori registered a blood alcohol level of just over .08, the legal limit in California. Vance has yet to comment on the incident.

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The Miss Teen USA pageant crowned a new, gorgeous titleholder last night in Danielle Doty, an 18-year-old hailing from Harlingen, Texas.

Doty beat out Audra Mari of North Dakota to win the title and will take over from the reigning Miss Teen USA, Kamie Crawford of Maryland.

Alexis Swanstrom (Miss Teen California), Taylor Clark (Miss Teen Kansas) and Sydnee Stottlemyre (Miss Teen Missouri) rounded out the top five.

Danielle Doty, Miss Teen USA

The prestigious beauty pageant, which streamed live online, did not take place in the United States, but rather at the Atlantis resort in the Bahamas.

Danielle Doty is the second Texan to be named Miss Teen USA. Christie Lee Woods, who later starred on The Amazing Race, won the title in 1996.

Other notable Miss Teen USA title holders include Bridgette Wilson-Sampras (1990), Vanessa Minnillo (1998) and Tami Farrell (2003), who later went on to become Miss California after Carrie Prejean stripped and was stripped of her crown.

Alyssa Campanella was named Miss USA last month.

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Alyssa Campanella and Torrance Coombs, Miss USA 2011 and self-proclaimed second-rate actor, respectively, are a romantic item. How sweet!

On Monday, NHL star Paul Bissonnette joked on Twitter:

"[Alyssa's] a huge hockey fan. So you're telling me there's a chance?" Campanella's boyfriend, best known from HBO's The Tudors, set him straight.

"Nah, she's into second rate actors," he quipped.

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Before the pageant, the actor Tweeted that he was "ridiculously proud" of his lady and encouraged his followers to tune in to watch her do her thing.

Shortly after Alyssa received her title, Coombs couldn't contain himself.

"Pardon my French, but holy f**k! She won! Congrats to Alyssa Campanella, Miss USA 2011," the actor Tweeted Sunday night. "I am a puddle."

Hard to blame the guy there. Congrats again to Alyssa ... and to Torrance for actually landing Alyssa. Nice work man ... surprising, but nice.

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Alyssa Campanella, an brown-haired beauty from California, topped 50 other women to win the coveted honor of Miss USA last night in Las Vegas.

In the 60th anniversary of the Donald Trump-owned pageant, Los Angeles native Campanella dazzled judges and viewers with her poise and looks.

As the 2011 winner of the pageant, Campanella takes over for 2010 winner Rima Fakih and will represent the USA at Miss Universe in September.

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Alyssa Campanella didn't miss a beat over a tough question.

When asked if marijuana should be legalized, she said that medical marijuana should be legal, but otherwise banned. So ... she's a natural politician.

If Campanella starts snorting coke and posing topless or can’t fulfill her duties for any other reason, she will be replaced by Ashley Elizabeth Durham.

That youngster, Miss Tennessee, was the first runner-up.

Meanwhile, Kia Ben-et Hampton, Miss Kentucky, won Miss Congeniality USA, while Miss Arizona Brittany Dawn Brannon won Miss Photogenic USA.

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Stop us if you've heard this one, but Miss USA is under fire.

Rima Fakih is not in crown-losing trouble ... yet. But accusations of her "breaking the rules of conduct" have put The Tiara Patrol on high alert.

According to Fox News (of course), Fakih was suspected of sneaking out (of where, it's unclear) to party all night last week, then lying about it.

The Miss Universe Organization, which rules over its gorgeous winners with an iron fist, requested security tapes to see if a cover-up occurred.

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"There was one night last week where [Rima Fakih] had some interviews the next day," says Paula Shugart, the president of the ridiculous organization.

"First we thought she wasn't at the apartment (which she shares in NYC with Miss Universe), and someone was trying to get her to the interview."

"She was sound asleep, and looked like she'd been out all night."

Fakih did make the interviews, but her handlers are still asking about the security tapes, as this is "serious business," especially after Tara Conner.

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