Published: September 17, Adriana M. Michelle Pfeiffer Pageant: Miss Orange County Year: Fun fact: Pfeiffer began training to become a stenographer before deciding on acting and competing in pageants in hopes of becoming discovered. The two were married in April , but Landry had it annulled two weeks later on grounds of Lopez' infidelity. Lucy Lawless Pageant: Mrs. Britney Spears pictured with son Jayden Pageants: The singer and reality star entered several local pageants in Louisiana as a child and sang as her talent. Eva Longoria Pageant: Miss Corpus Christi winner Year: Fun fact: Longoria won a chance to compete in a Los Angeles talent show, which she also won, and stayed in the city to pursue her dream of stardom. Katy Perry Pageants: The star blogged that she competed in two beauty pageants as a child and came in second at an Arizona competition. Sophia Loren Year: Fun fact: Loren was just 14 when she competed in her first beauty pageant in Italy - even though the minimum age was 15 - and earned bit parts in local productions afterwards.
Oprah Winfrey was Miss Black Tennessee in 1971.
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Some iconic celebrities got their start in the pageant world. Whether competing in their hometowns or competing on a global stage, these women once tried on the bedazzled evening gowns, mile-high teased hair, and yes, even a crown, to try at the chance to win it all. Before her breakout role on "Desperate Housewives," Longoria competed in beauty pageants in her home state of Texas, winning the title o f Miss Corpus Christi in Before she went on to build her own billion-dollar empire, a year-old Winfrey won her very first honor, taking home top honors for Miss Black Tennessee in The mogul later said winning the pageant helped her land her first job at a radio station. Before dominating the film industry, Priyanka Chopra competed in a number of pageants , even winning the Miss World pageant in Before her film career took off in the early s, Pfeiffer got her start competing in pageants including Miss California in and a win at Miss Orange County , also in She's an Academy Award winner now, but back in the mid-'80s, Berry was making her mark on the pageant world , wearing her crown proudly as the winner Miss Teen All-American in , Miss Ohio USA in , before landing first runner-up in the Miss USA pageant in and coming in 6th place in the Miss World pageant , also in , where she was the first-ever African American entrant. She's now a pop star with powerhouse pipes, but back in , Lovato was reaching for a crown, competing in the Texas State Cinderella Miniature Miss contest and others in her home state of Texas between the ages of 7 and Unfortunately, Lovato doesn't have fond memories of her days on the pageant circuit , telling American Way in , "My body-image awareness started way before [the pageants], but I do attribute a little of my insecurities to being onstage and judged for my beauty.
Inspired by The Farewell director Lulu Wang 's call to action at the Independent Spirit Awards, we celebrate women filmmakers working in their field. Watch the video. Title: Miss Nude America Two teams, one consisting of two models and one of two dancers compete in a bowling contest. Since there are prizes both for the winning team and for the sexiest bowler, the four girls The omnisexual nature of the nineteen-year-old debauchee, Roxanna, is dragging her into a world of hedonism and sensual self-indulgence; however, her sanity is at stake. Is there an escape from the mind's dark prison? The monstrous spirit of a slain child murderer seeks revenge by invading the dreams of teenagers whose parents were responsible for his untimely death.
In the photograph, the model is shown rising out of a bubble bath, suds dripping from her body. Her tight panties and skimpy top are soaked and revealing. She gazes at the viewer, her face showing a wisp of a smile that seems to have been coaxed from off-camera. In just over seven months, the model has become an online phenomenon. According to the posted schedule, new photographs of her — many clearly intended to be erotic, all supposedly taken that week — are posted online every Friday for her growing legions of admirers. Sparkle is one of hundreds of children being photographed by adults, part of what appears to be the latest trend in online child exploitation: Web sites for pedophiles offering explicit, sexualized images of children who are covered by bits of clothing — all in the questionable hope of allowing producers, distributors and customers to avoid child pornography charges. In recent months, an array of investigations of the child pornography business — by the Justice Department, state and local law enforcement and Congress — have contributed to wholesale shutdowns of some of the most sexually explicit Internet sites trafficking in child images. But they have been rapidly replaced by a growing number of these so-called model sites, Internet locations that offer scores of original photographs of scantily clad under-age children like Sparkle, often posed in ways requested by subscribers. More than of the sites have been found by The New York Times through online advertising aimed at pedophiles, and a vast majority focus mostly on one child. Almost all the children appear to be between the ages of 2 and