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Carrie Prejean (Of Course) is Writing a Book

miss-california.jpgFormer Miss California, Carrie Prejean, who was such a pain to the Miss Universe franchise (an organization that should be completely immune to diva) got canned for not showing up to her contractual obligations. So ahem, she uh…quit. Right? Stopped showing up? Quit. Then lost her crown.

So now she’s going to write a book making herself out to be the victim of a horrible media who hates conservatives and makes her out to look stupid any chance they get. We’re presuming it won’t be available under fiction.

Anyway, we hear there’s an opening for Alaska governor since Miss Prejean is clearly stealing Sarah Palin‘s schtick.

Entire half-true press release below:

REGNERY ANNOUNCES PLANS TO PUBLISH

DE-THRONED MISS CALIFORNIA CARRIE PREJEAN

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Regnery Publishing announced today it has signed a
publishing contract with former Miss California Carrie Prejean. Her new book, Still Standing, will be released in November 2009.

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Perez Hilton and the First Amendment

perez-hilton.jpgWill.i.am‘s manager punched gossip toady Perez Hilton after Hilton called him names that made GLAAD pissed.

We here at FBLA haven’t covered it. Mainly because we care so little about Hilton and his wailing saccharin drama. Both of us have tried to prod the other into caring/posting about this incident. Alas, we’ve yet to.

Until today. Today, we got an email, we’ve posted the whole stupid thing after the break but here is an excerpt:

“Freedom of speech should never be compromised” “Wether (sic) you love Perez or hate Perez he is a entertainment icon that has the right to free speech”

There are two documents oft quoted and rarely understood. One is the Bible, the other is the US Constitution. The First Amendment refers to Congress not abridging freedom of speech. Congress. Congress. Not Will.i.am’s hired muscle. Not people who disagree with you (yeah we’re talking to you Carrie Prejean). Congress. Perez Hilton’s free speech was not interfered with. He has a big mouth and someone hit him in it. That’s assault. It’s in no way related to the Freedom of Speech.

Telling someone to shut up is not violating their rights (ahem Sarah Palin). The government making you shut up is. The government. Not the press. Not your neighbor. Not a blogger. Congress. The government.

Hilton is not a martyr for Free Speech. He’s a nasty, shallow, catty gossip who has always enjoyed freedom of expression.

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  • Miss California Gets Fired

    1miss_california.jpgSo Donald Trump finally noticed that Carrie Prejean was an irresponsible brat and stripped her of the Miss California crown. Prejean will be replaced by runner-up Tami Farrell. According to a statement by the Miss California pageant’s executive director Keith Lewis, Prejean was not fired for her homophobic remarks but her “contract violations, including Ms. Prejean’s unwillingness to make appearances on behalf of the Miss California USA organization.”

    Last month pageant officials had complained publicly about Prejean’s failure to appear at Miss California events while making unsanctioned media appearances, and her refusal to return the pageant official’s phone calls. When Trump undermined his employees by calling Prejean’s contract violations a “misunderstanding” and allowed her to keep her crown, pageant director Shanna Moakler resigned in protest.

    Previously on FBLA:
    Carrie Prejean Did Fill-In on Fox and Friends
    Shanna Moakler Resigns From Miss California In Protest
    “Opposite Marriage” is the New “And Such As”

    Miss California Debuts On Fox|Roxana’s First Interview|Boston Globe Unions Ratify Contracts|Observer Interim Editor Knows How To Merge Print And Electronic

    TVNewser: Fox & Friends had a special guest host today: Miss California Carrie Prejean. Donald Trump predicted we’ll be seeing more of her on Fox.

    FishbowlDC: Freed Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi will give her first post-prison interview to NPR tomorrow.

    AgencySpy: Another example of magazines looking for ad dollars wherever they can get it: TVGuide.com uses logo for ad space.

    Boston.com: Two Boston Globe unions ratified cost-cutting contracts last night, keeping the paper alive for the moment. (And check out the link for a touching video featuring Globe pressmen.)

    The Observer: The Observer named staffer Tom McGeveran interim editor, taking over for Peter Kaplan, who is departing to join Conde Nast Traveler. Kaplan cheered McGeveran’s appointment, saying “he is tomorrow’s journalist because he is someone who knows how to merge print and electronic.”

    Carrie Prejean Did Fill-In on Fox and Friends

    Our sister blog TVNewser had edit highlight video of Miss California Carrie Prejean hosting this morning’s Fox and Friends.

    New York can keep her. We have so many kind of bitchy, willfully ignorant, pretty chicks here we can spare one.

    Previously on FBLA: Will Carrie Prejean Actually End Up Co-Hosting Fox and Friends?

    Will Carrie Prejean Actually End Up Co-Hosting Fox and Friends?

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    Our sister site TVNewser writes:

    Fox News insiders tell TVNewser Carrie Prejean is having second thoughts about co-hosting Fox & Friends next Wednesday. “Prejean’s people emailed Friday night calling off the deal,” the insider tells us.

    Prejean, the reigning Miss California who’s been in the headlines for her stand on gay marriage, is scheduled to fill in for vacationing Gretchen Carlson on Wednesday, May 27.

    We hear negotiations continued through the weekend to try and salvage the booking. A Fox News spokesperson tells TVNewser Prejean is “absolutely still hosting.”

    Stay tuned.

    We want to make some kind of wind joke. Maybe a double meaning one implying that Fox and Friends is also a gust of vacuous air.

    You know where we’re going with this…

    Shanna Moakler Resigns From Miss California In Protest

    1shannababy.jpgAt Donald Trump‘s press conference yesterday- where he defended Carrie Prejean‘s stance on gay marriage and announced that, despite the revealing photos that recently surfaced, she would keep her Miss California crown- Shanna Moakler sat by and smiled politely. Because it was her job. And listening to Trump blither like an idiot and make excuses for a vapid homophobe isn’t a job Moakler wants anymore. The statement she gave to Usmagazine.com:

    I cannot with a clear conscious move forward supporting and promoting the Miss Universe Organization when I no longer believe in it, or the contracts I signed committing myself as a youth. I want to be a role model for young woman with high hopes of pageantry, but now feel it more important to be a role model for my children. I am sorry and hope I have not let any young supporters down but wish them the best of luck in fulfilling their dreams.

    Previously on FBLA:
    California’s Prettiest Bigot Defends Nudie Pics
    Miss California Organization Bought Miss USA Contestant Big Fake Boobs

    California’s Prettiest Bigot Defends Nudie Pics

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    A salacious photo of Carrie Prejean has been circulating, and it has Miss California claiming religious persecution. Rumor has it there are more revealing pics of the beauty queen about to surface. The following is from a statement from Prejean released in response to the photo scandal:

    I am a Christian, and I am a model. Models pose for pictures, including lingerie and swimwear photos. Recently, photos taken of me as a teenager have been released surreptitiously to a tabloid Web site that openly mocks me for my Christian faith. I am not perfect, and I will never claim to be. But these attacks on me and others who speak in defense of traditional marriage are intolerant and offensive.

    It is possible Miss California may soon be dethroned, but it’s not Prejean’s faith or her homophobia that has endangered her crown. According to NBC, Prejean’s contract with the Miss USA pageant prohibits her from being photographed “in a state of partial or total nudity.”

    Miss California Organization Bought Miss USA Contestant Big Fake Boobs

    In an interview with Access Hollywood’s Billy Bush, Shanna Moakler, the co-executive director of the Miss California Organization, confirmed that the group paid for Miss California Carrie Prejean‘s breast implants. Prejean sparked a media frenzy when she spoke out against gay marriage during the Miss USA competition a couple weeks ago. While she’s gone on to make several media appearances discussing her stance on same-sex marriage, according to Moakler, Prejean won’t even return calls to her bosses at the Miss California organization.

    In her defense, she’s been busy. Prejean has formed a partnership with the anti-gay group National Organization for Marriage. Today they released the following advert:

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