By Samantha Leal | 09/26/2013 - 17:41
Jakiyah McKoy, 7, was named Miss Chiquita Delaware, but was soon stripped of her title following an investigation into her Dominican background–with many claiming that she did not best represent "Latin beauty." In short? Many believe she was stripped of her crown because of her dark skin.
By Celia Fernandez | 05/29/2013 - 10:11
Imagine being told you lost the crown you most desired and it’s all due to a computer glitch? That's exactly what happened to Canadian Riza Santos. Denise Garrido was crowned the winner of the Miss Universe Canada pageant, only to be told later she actually placed fourth.