NEW YORK — Miss Nevada Katie Rees lost her title Thursday after raunchy photos of her surfaced on the Internet.
A day after Donald Trump spared the beauty-queen career of Miss USA Tara Conner, Rees — one of his state pageant winners — sparked a controversy of her own with the racy pictures, which showed Rees exposing one of her breasts and passionately kissing other women, among other things.
"Katie Rees has been relieved of her duties as Miss Nevada USA 2007," said Paula M. Shugart, president of the Miss Universe Organization, which owns the Miss USA pageant.
First runner-up Helen Salas will assume the title and compete at the 2007 Miss USA pageant on March 23 in Los Angeles."
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