Rima Fakih is Miss USA 2010. She was Miss Michigan prior to that honor, and is believed to be the first Muslim-American Miss USA. Born in...
17 Ugly Beauty Pageant Scandals
15 Ugly Beauty Pageant Scandals: Remember These MISS-haps?
Rima Fakih, Former Miss USA, Arrested For DUI
Former Miss USA Rima Fakih got arrested for DUI the other night.
The 26-year-old, who became the first Miss USA of Arabian descent when she captured the crown in 2010, then managed to keep it despite controversy over some pole dancing pics, faces drunken driving charges after a weekend bust in Highland Park, Mich.
Miss USA Rima Fakih Criticzed For Alleged Partying
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.
Rumor Mill: Doug Reinhardt Dating Rima Fakih, Paris Hilton Bombarding Him with Phone Calls
We're not sure we believe this piece of celebrity gossip, as the sources are particularly weak, but Paris Hilton has allegedly been bombarding her ex with phone calls.
Why? She's distraught over reports that Doug Reinhardt, whom she dated for 14 months, is now with Miss USA Rima Fakih, and she's determined to win him back.
Rima Fakih Defends Pole Dancing Pics
Newly-crowned and newly-embattled Miss USA 2010 Rima Fakih maintained her stripper pole dancing innocence Thursday in an interview on Fox & Friends.
"Have you ever done those pole dancing classes?" she asked the hosts. "That's what it was. My friend, a DJ at the station said, 'Why don't you get up there?'"
Rima Fakih: The Politically Correct Miss USA?
Miss USA Rima Fakih instantly became the center of controversy after she won the crown last weekend, thanks to some of her stripper pole champion photos.
That wasn't enough to get her title stripped, however, and her reign has begun. Much to the dismay of some critics upset about her Muslim/Arab background.
Rima Fakih to Retain Miss USA Title Despite Stripper Pole Controversy
Hallelujah. Rima Fakih, who was just crowned Miss USA 2010, will strut on with her crown, despite revelations that she strutted her stuff on a stripper pole.
Rima Fakih participated in - and won! - a "Stripper 101" radio contest a few years back. A Detroit radio show sponsored the exotic dance contest in 2007.
Miss USA Rima Fakih: Stripper Pole Champion!
Years before she became the first Muslim-American to win the Miss USA crown, Rima Fakih won another prestigious title - "Stripper 101" pole dancing champion!
Back in 2007, the sexy, newly-minuted beauty pageant queen dominated a stripper contest for local Detroit radio morning show called Mojo in the Morning.
Rima Fakih Crowned Miss USA!
Rima Fakih of Dearborn, Mich., surprised many by winning the Miss USA 2010 pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip Sunday.
She strutted in an orange and gold bikini, wore a strapless white gown that resembled a wedding dress and said health insurance should cover birth control.