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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.

Rima Fakih Bikini Pic

"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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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.

Rima Fakih Bikini Picture

How'd she feel about winning the title? "Ask me after I've had a pizza."

The Queens, N.Y. native of Lebanese descent told pageant organizers her family celebrates both Muslim and Christian faiths. She moved to Michigan in 2003.

Rima Fakih is believed to be the first Muslim-American Miss USA and the second Arab-American to be crowned Miss USA since it began way back in 1952.

Rima Fakih takes over the Miss USA title.

The stunner told reporters she sold her car after graduating from University of Michigan-Dearborn to pay for her run in the Miss Michigan USA pageant.

She said she believed she had the title on Sunday after glancing at pageant owner Donald Trump as she awaited the results with the first runner-up.

"That's the same look he gives them when he says, 'You're hired' on The Apprentice," she said. "She's a great girl," said Trump, who owns the pageant.

Miss Oklahoma USA Morgan Elizabeth Woolard was the first runner-up.

During the interview portion, which famously derailed Carrie Prejean last year, Fakih was asked if birth control should be paid for by health insurance.

Controversial question. She replied yes, saying “I believe that birth control is just like every other medication even though it’s a controlled substance.”

After winning, Fakih replaces Miss USA 2009 Kristen Dalton, and will represent the United States this summer in the 2010 Miss Universe pageant.

Click to enlarge more pictures of Rima Fakih, Miss USA 2010:


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