The newly crowned Miss USA, Rima Fakih, is not without controversy as photos of her at a pole-dancing contest have surfaced online.
Fakih, 23, who was Miss Michigan,Â won the 2010 Miss USA Pageant on Sunday night, which aired live on NBC.Â Â On Monday, the headlines are circulating that she won a pole-dancing contest for a Detroit radio station in 2007.
To see the photos from Detroit’s Channel 95.5 FM Mojo in the Morning radio show, click here.
Fakih, of Dearborn, Michigan, was the first Arab-American woman to win the Miss USA Pageant.Â She was born in Lebanon, moved to the U.S. as a baby, was raised in New York, and moved with her family to Dearborn in 2003, according to the Detroit Free Press.
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