Fatma-Zohra Sabrine Chouib, 20, from Bab El Oued was crowned Miss Algeria 2014 on September 6 in Algiers. She will compete in Miss World 2014 to be held in London on December 14. Geneviève de Fontenay, the ex-director of Miss France who served as a judge, caused quite a stir when she inadvertently said "French Algeria" while on stage (Algeria is an independent country and was a former French colony). In protest, the country's Telecommunications Minister, Fatla-Zohra Derdouri, left the ballroom, followed by other VIPs. De Fontenay later clarified herself by saying, "I didn't mean to say French Algeria. I meant to say that I have always wanted a Miss France of Maghreb (Northern Africa) origin." Yeah, whatever you say, Ginny!
IMAGE COURTESY: MISS ACADEMY Max Sebrechts, the husband of Crystle Stewart, President of Miss USA organization (and formerly Miss USA 2008), has been accused of sexual improprieties by several Miss USA 2021 contestants, according to a YouTube video “Miss USA Scandal?” by Natly Denise, a “truther and pop-culture enthusiast.” You can watch the entire video here: https://youtu.be/8xM2jXL6MXw On her video, Natly displays a screenshot of an anonymous email sent to the affiliates of IMG/Endeavor including to Paula Shugart, president of the Miss Universe Organization (MUO). The email was cc’d to Crystle and Michael Hannah (franchise director of Miss USA). The author of the email claims that MUO has been sent substantial evidence of Sebrechts’ sexual predatory behavior and Shugart has known about it for a while but didn’t say anything (obviously to cover it up and to protect Crystle). Natly also displays screenshots of direct messages sent to her by former Miss USA contestants (the names hav