Elyse Umemoto was named Miss Washington 2007. She also finished third at the 2008 Miss America Pageant. The beauty queen is now best...

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In a press conference last night in Tacoma, Washington Elyse Umemoto took no blame for the release of several racy photos of herself on the Internet.

You can watch the video on TMZ, as woman that was crowned Miss Washington 2007 says the pictures were "stolen electronically" by someone she trusted.

Elyse Umemoto is not as innocent as she appears to be in this picture.

Umemoto added that the photos were shot over two years ago, as the Executive Director of the beauty pageant said the matter has been referred to authorities for investigation. We're sure they have nothing better to do.

Meanwhile, Umemoto will be on hand Saturday night to crown her successor. In the age of digital cameras, let's hope the folks in Washington choose someone who is smart enough not to pose for any risque photos at all.

by Mischalova at . Comments

I'm thrilled. I get my life back. No more shopping, no more stressing about interviews.

-- Elyse Umemoto, following her third place finish at the 2008 Miss America Pageant.

Somewhere between this quote - which was given around January - and this week, Umemoto must have decided that she actually doesn't want the life of a random beauty queen back.

Instead, she wants to follow in the scandalous footsteps of Amanda Polumbo, Tara Conner, Katie Rees and Valerie Begue - all pageant contestants that have become better known for snorting cocaine, feeling up female friends and posing like Jesus.

Why else would a series of photos depicting Elyse Umemoto behaving badly all of a sudden appear on the Internet? Here's an example:

Oral Sex Sign

One of several Elyse Umemoto pictures that Miss Washington officials are less than thrilled about.

Miss Washington Executive Field Director Mike Miller told celebrity gossip site TMZ the organization is "embarrassed."

Follow this article's jump now to see what he said in a statement, along with many other Elyse Umemoto pictures...

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