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  • UPDATED: Miss USA Rima Fakih stripping contest photos emerge

    Miss USA 2010 Rima Fakih was a contestant in a stripping contest sponsored by a Detroit radio station, MyFOXDC.com is reporting.

    Fakih appears in several photos on Mojointhemorning.com, a morning show on Detroit’s Channel 955.

    Two of the photos are from a strip tease contest held in 2007, and show Fakih performing on a stripper pole in front of an audience of women dressed in their underwear.

    SLIDESHOW: Controversial Miss USA Lingerie Photo Shoot.

    “Congratulations to Miss Michigan, Rima Fakih who was crowned Miss USA on Sunday night! Rima is a Dearborn resident and the first Arab American to wear the crown,” the site states. “Rima is a Mojo In The Morning listener who has joined us in studio and at events. Check out Miss USA Rima Fakih when she won Mojo In The Morning’s ‘Stripper 101′ contest in 2007.”

    The judges were strippers, and awarded Fakih first prize. The prizes included jewelry, gift cards, adult toys and a stripper pole for home use, according to the website.

    The event was attended by women only, and Rima never removed her clothing at the event, the radio station said in a statement.

    SLIDESHOW: Scenes From the 2010 Miss USA Pageant.

    The photos are the latest provocative pictures of the contestant. The first were lingerie photos posted by the Miss USA pageant itself, which were first reported exclusively by Fox411.com’s Pop Tarts column.

    In those, Fakih and the other contestants were photographed in lacy lingerie, fishnets, smudged black eyeliner, knee-high boots, ample cleavage and plenty of bare skin, all while positioned in seductive poses on a large bed.

    In 2009, Miss California Carrie Prejean was roundly criticized for posing in photographs that in some cases exposed her breasts. She said the shots were from a fashion shoot and that the “topless” photos were due to the wind, and never meant for publication.

    UPDATE: This just in from Mojo In the Morning:

    Mojo In The Morning producers have been contacted by representatives of Miss Universe requesting more photographs and information regarding Miss USA Rimah Fakih’s involvement in the “Stripper 101″ contest.  When asked if Fakih’s status as Miss USA was in danger, pageant representatives would not answer.

    Morning show host Mojo says the controversial photographs were taken from our website where they have been posted for three years.  He said Mojo In The Morning will not release any further photographs and hopes that Donald Trump does not ask Fakih to relinquish her crown. “It would be foolish to consider anyone other than Rima to represent the USA.  The photos taken from our website are no more provocative than those on the Miss USA website.”

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