Miss USA 2010 winner

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Miss USA 2010 Was Way Above Legal Limit

...and driving with a half-empty bottle of champagne

(Newser) - And the story of Rima Fakih's arrest gets worse: The former Miss USA was allegedly speeding and weaving through traffic when she was pulled over about 2:15am Saturday ... with a half-empty bottle of Moet & Chandon champagne behind the driver's seat of the 2011 Jaguar she was... More »

Miss USA 2010 Busted for DUI

Rima Fakih arrested over the weekend

(Newser) - This scandal is a bit worse than having a stripper past : Miss USA 2010, Rima Fakih, was arrested over the weekend in Michigan and faces drunken driving charges. Oddly, Fakih initially attempted to deny the reports, tweeting yesterday: "Let's clear things up now. ... I'm NOT in Michigan... More »

Miss USA's Past Title: Best Stripper

Rima Fakih won 'Stripper 101' contest in 2007

(Newser) - Another year, another Miss USA, another scandal? Maybe. Depends on how long it takes for the buzz to shift from the fact that Michigan's Rima Fakih is the first Arab-American to wear the crown to the fact that she won an entirely different competition in 2007—a stripper contest. TMZ... More »

First Muslim Grabs Miss USA Crown

Rima Fakih backs birth control, Obamacare

(Newser) - Miss Michigan Rima Fakih has become the first Arab-American and Muslim to be crowned Miss USA. Fakih, 24, is of Lebanese descent. She won the swimsuit, evening gown and interview competitions. Fakih said during her interview that she believes birth control should be paid for by a national health insurance... More »

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