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Emmitt Smith withdraws as judge due to Donald Trump controversy

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Former University of Florida and Dallas Cowboy running back Emmitt Smith seems to be as elusive as ever. This time, he’s running away from the controversy of presidential candidate Donald Trump. Smith announced he is withdrawing as a judge for the upcoming Miss USA Pageant as a way of distancing himself from Trump’s assertions that Mexican immigrants add to the number of rapists and drug-dealers in this country. Trump is partial owner of the Miss USA Pageant. The comments have…

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NBC dumps Donald Trump over Mexican immigrant remarks

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Presidential candidate Donald Trump, a part-time Palm Beach resident, is getting serious backlash over comments about Mexican immigrants in his campaign announcement speech. NBC is severing ties to the outspoken celebrity business mogul, and will not air the partially Trump-owned Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants. Trump fired back with a statement accusing NBC of giving in to political correctness and being “weak and foolish.” The network is willing to “stand behind ‘lying Brian Williams,’ Trump said, “but won’t stand behind people that tell it…

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Univision drops Miss USA pageant over Donald Trump comments

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Donald Trump‘s fledgling GOP presidential bid quickly led to business fallout for him, with Univision saying it will drop the Miss USA pageant from its UniMas network and cut all ties with Trump over comments on Mexican immigrants. The company said Thursday it was canceling its Spanish-language coverage of the pageant July 12. It also has severed its business relationship with the Miss Universe Organization, which produces the Miss USA pageant, because of what it called “insulting remarks about Mexican immigrants”…

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Miss California to speak to Florida GOP

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Carrie Prejean, Miss California 2009 and Miss USA 2009 runnerup, will be a guest speaker at the Republican Party of Florida’s upcoming youth event in Orlando. The RPOF’s Drive the Discussion Exchange ’09 youth event is August 22 at the Gaylord Palms Resort. Prejean is the model from Vista, California, who garnered gained national attention over her answer to a question about same-sex marriage during the Miss USA 2009 pageant. Drive the Discussion Exchange is planned as a gathering for…

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