Dethroned Miss Nevada: 'Um, Hello?!'
Double standard isn't fair, she whines
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 13, 2009 8:40 AM CDT
Katie Rees arrives at the grand opening of The Pearl at The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Saturday, April 21, 2007.   (AP Photo/Jane Kalinowsky)
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(Newser) – Of all those seething as Donald Trump allowed Carrie Prejean to keep her crown yesterday was Miss Nevada 2007—also a beauty queen in the 21st century, also a victim of naughty photos surfacing, but instead stripped of her crown and not very happy about yesterday's turn of events. “Semi-nude photos are semi-nude photos,” Katie Rees tells E! “I don’t know why I am the only one who was punished for their behavior.”

Plus, Rees says, her situation was so much more forgivable! “It was me in my personal life,” Rees says of the photos, which included a bared breast and a flaunted thong. “Carrie actually posed for these professional semi-nude photos. I think that’s worse.” And Rees was a bigger person: “At least I admitted I was wrong and told young women in America how big of a mistake it was. That’s more than Carrie has done.”