Dethroned Miss Cali to Sue

Claims 'lost earnings,' even though she got a book deal...
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 31, 2009 10:08 AM CDT
Donald Trump place a sash on Carrie Prejean following a news conference in New York, Tuesday May 12, 2009.   (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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(Newser) – The Miss California drama isn’t over yet: dethroned Carrie Prejean is filing a lawsuit against the organization, reports Perez Hilton, who snagged a copy of the complaint. Prejean names Keith Lewis and Shanna Moakler, but not Donald Trump, as defendants in her suit for—among other things—slander, libel, and religious discrimination. Lawyers for both sides are in talks to handle the matter through mediation, sources say. (Read more Carrie Prejean stories.)